MIAMI 11. 17 RUN OF SHOW
9-930 Jay b Bivins (Patience in the profession)
930-10:15 John Delgado (Perfecting the classic combover)
10:15-10:45 Angel Raws. (Increasing your clientele)
10:45-11. Faheem Alexander (master your beard game0
11-11:15. Erskine Reeves. (Brand management)
11:15-11:30 Jose Venancio (The money is in the shave)
11:30-12 Chico Boom. (Self made self paid)
12-12:45 Jesse Lima. (Intricate design made easy)
12:45-1:15 Bonez da Goat. (Barber life discussion)
1:15-2 Danny Amorim (Passion meets precision)
2-4 pm Vendor setup /venue set up. Battle Registration
3-4. Staff meeting
4-5. Doors open low music
5pm START STUDENT FADE (30MN)
5:30. END STUDENT FADE/SET UP FOR COMB OVER
5:45 START COMBOVER (45MN). /SNEAKER BATTLE 1
6:30 END COMBOVER/SET UP FOR STYLIST BOB
6:45. START STYLIST BOB (30MN).
7:15. END STYLIST BOB/SET UP FOR FREESTYLE DESIGN
7:30. START FREESTYLE DESIGN (60MN). /SNEAKER BATTLE 2
8:30 END FREESTYLE DESIGN/SET UP FOR LOW FADE W/BEARD
8:45. START LOW FADE W/BEARD (45MN)./ SNEAKER BATTLE 3
9:30. END LOW FADE W/BEARD/SET UP FOR FASTEST FADE
9:45 START FASTEST FADE (15MN)
10 END FASTEST FADE
10:15. FINAL AWARDS/WRAP
If you have ever aspired to be a make up artist that works in film and TV or photo shoots, then this class is for you.
Learn the tricks of the trade and some insider secrets from Merrell Hollis, one of New York's elite make up artist and one of the countries most sought out image consultants. He also is Wendy William's personal makeup artist along with a wide array of celebrities like Diddy and Usher. In this four hour make up class you will learn from start to finish how to properly apply make up for different types of shoots or occasions. Each student must have their own model as their Canvas to create their own art. Invest in your career and your career will pay you back.
Merrell Hollis is a quiet storm that has influenced our perception of the exquisite. As a make-up artist and grooming expert, his creativity has catalogued mediums, models, innovators, celebrities and legends alike. His hands have effortlessly molded the images of an entirely new pop civilization of music, culture and the new black elite. His indomitable standard is precise but he disarms you with his smile, leaving imprints that have opened the doors to lasting relations.
Born in Georgia, Merrell’s fascination with couture and make up commenced when he was just a boy. At seventeen, he forced his way onto a shoot with his favorite R&B group 112. It wasn’t long before he was being nurtured under the guises of Maurice Beaman who mentored and imparted expert advice. His degree in Fashion Marketing and Design from American Inter-Continental University and being a licensed Barber and Esthetician also provided a solid perspective of how he would conduct himself as a business man in New York.
Today Merrell has anchored himself as reputable force in the industry. Whether dealing with the esoteric, the sensational or the ordinary, Merrell’s eye for details has redefined fashion’s concept of editorials, commercials and beauty presentations. His approach to beauty alone is epitomized in how he captures the emotion allowing its effect to grab you as you turn the page.
Merrell is the grooming consultant and make up person for all the artists at Sean Combs Bad Boy Entertainment. He is also responsible for the many faces of our beloved queen of Media Wendy Williams. Both these innovators have allowed their faces to be canvassed by this young visionary who delivers them to the public with elegance and sincerity.
His cosmetic expertise has been shared with Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and the CBS Early Show. Editorially, his artistry has graced the pages of Vogue, Harper’s, Bazaar, InStyle, Vanity Fair, Essence, GQ, Details, Interview, Rolling Stone, People and Men’s health. His work had also appeared in music videos for Sean ‘P.Diddy’ Coombs, Mary J Blige, Nelly, Usher, Faith Evans and Ludacris. Some of his celebrity clients include Naomi Campbell, Diane Von Furstenberg and Kim Cattrall.
Throughout the decade, Merrell’s consultancy within the beauty industry has allowed alliances with the leaders of Clinique, Bobbi Brown, MAC, Lancôme and Versace. His work also appears on product packaging for L’Oreal Paris and Soft Sheen Carson in addition to also being on display in the company’s advertising. He believes that good skin is foundation for great make up.
Merrell is also a member of the American Cancer Society’s advisory board. He feels that it is duty as a man to help uplift and support the needs of people of color and his community.
Are you the barber that has been cutting hair your entire career but has always wanted to acquire new skills to take your career to the next level? When you realize that the services you perform can only make you the money you make now. you have to learn new techniques to add to your services to increase your income.
MASTER EDUCATOR…BARBER…STYLIST…ENTREPRENUER ….BUSINESS CONSULTANT…. These are some of the titles that describe Mr. Erskine Reeves. Cutting hair since the age of 12, he has helped sculpt the culture of Barbering as we know it today. Recently revolutionizing the technique of “Man Weaves” and using his platform and ability to teach others has landed him features on Radio and Day Time TV talk shows such as ‘The Real’. His hair Styling and Barbering techniques have been seen on product boxes and billboards across the country as well as tv shows such as The Judge Mathis Show where he served as the Judge's barber. Mr. Reeves has also been a barber to NBA Stars and many celebrities abroad. Coming through the ranks Erskine has also been a National Barber competition winner of numerous competitions such as the prestigious awards from BronnerBrothers International and Proud Lady Barber Competitions. Erskine Reeves also sits on the board of Directors for the Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools as Secretary/Treasurer and is the owner of Erskine Reeves Barbers and Erskine Reeves Salon. Along with the Salon and Barbershop, Mr.Reeves owns Erskine Reeves Barber Academy where he gives the underserved youth and others the opportunity to learn the craft of Barbering and “Cultivate The Entrepreneur Barber” within!
$499 look and learn $550 hands on
Weave kit and maniquin available on request