Makeup Foundations – Workshop

Makeup Foundations 2-Day Workshop

with Celebrity Makeup Artist Jordy Poon

With scores of award winning and insta-famous makeup artistry graduates, Blanche Macdonald Centre is Canada’s #1 Makeup School. Internationally known for our fashion forward curriculum and world class training, we’ve received thousands of inquiries from individuals who don’t want to become professional makeup artists, yet still want to access the incredible makeup knowledge and skills that Blanche Macdonald has to offer.

We’re answering this call with our two-day Makeup Foundations Workshop. Blanche Macdonald is partnering with our glamorous destination retailer CurliQue Beauty to offer a two-day intensive workshop that will teach you the essentials of makeup. This is hands-on makeup for you, by you. It’s all about you.

Next Makeup Foundations Workshop Date

Two-day workshop:
Day 1 – Saturday, September 28 from 10:30am to 5:30pm
Day 2 – Saturday, October 5 from 10:30am to 5:30pm

Workshop price: $550 + tax = $577.50 (with GST only)
Price includes a basic makeup kit which has a retail value of $200.

Please fill out our Online Registration Form to register for this date! Upon completion, we will be in touch within two business days. Note that your seat is not confirmed until payment has been received.

In this interactive, practical-based course, you will apply makeup each day and learn:

  • Makeup Station Basics: set up your own practical makeup area, which you will use throughout the workshop.
  • Sanitation and Hygiene: ensure that you keep your products and your face germ free, and learn how to sanitize your sponges. Make the makeup spatula your BFF!
  • Skincare: it all begins with the skin. We’ll cover cleansing, toning, moisturizing and primers, and review various products and applications.
  • Correct and Conceal: practice colour corrections, concealer techniques and foundation selection.
  • Contouring and Highlighting: pick up pro techniques, whether you want to soften things with a fresh dewy glow or dial it up and go full Kardashian.
  • Liquids, Creams and Powders, Oh My! Learn to work with different textures and application techniques.
  • Brow Power: groom and shape your eyebrows with makeup.
  • Eye to Eye: we’ll cover applications ranging from soft eyeshadow looks to intense dramatic looks with false eyelashes, winged eyeliner and smokey eye.
  • Blush Application: learn the benefits of cream vs powder, plus highlighters.
  • Lip Service: make your pout perfect with natural lip, lip liners, and various lip colours, products and looks.
  • Bring it: Full on glam! For those special events when you really want to step it up.
  • Selfie Skills: Customize your personal makeup look to ensure you’re social media ready, from day to evening to red carpet glam.
  • Lit Looks: Capture your best look with our Professional Ring Light, and learn basic lighting pro tips.
  • Retail Therapy: Build up your beauty haul and stock up on gifts with a special 20% shopping discount at CurliQue Beauty! (excludes The Ordinary)

The college reserves the right to change course offerings, course content, kit contents, facilities, faculty, tuition fees, and course schedules without notice.

Jordy Poon, Celebrity Makeup Artist

Jordy is a renowned fashion makeup artist who has developed a celebrity following in New York and Vancouver. His work has appeared in major fashion campaigns, runways and fashion magazines, including Vanity Fair, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and New York Magazine, to name a few. For Jordy, makeup artistry is a balance between personality, individuality, and creative flair. This philosophy allows him to develop wearable looks that cater to the specific needs of his clients, both high profile celebrities as well as the real women he works with. His lovable personality and passion for all things related to makeup has attracted a loyal red carpet following including Katy Perry, Jenna Dewan, Sienna Miller, Rosario Dawson, Alexis Bledel and countless others.

Click to read Jordy Poon’s story!


2 consecutive days from 10:30am-5:30pm.

Attendees must be 16 years old on the first day of the workshop.
Class size is limited.


For further information, please email us at:


CurliQue Beauty Boutique
410 Robson Street, Vancouver BC
(Classes take place at the Atelier campus upstairs on the 2nd floor, above CurliQue)

Tel. 604.685.5508 CurliQue Beauty
Tel. 604.685.5560 Blanche Macdonald Atelier Campus

Cancellation Policy

  1. There is a non-refundable administrative fee of 20% of the workshop cost
  2. If cancellation notice is received at least 7 days prior to the start of the workshop, the total cost (minus the administrative fee) will be refunded
  3. If cancellation notice is received less than 7 days prior to the start of the workshop, no refunds will be given

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