level two: bronze/ebony

before you start:

watch, understand, and practice all prior apprentice and master level courses! this is essential for mastering more complicated techniques.

as usual, prep the skin before following along with this video.

what you’ll need:

  • eye creme
  • concealer
  • multiple shades of foundation to match bronze/ebony skin tones
  • creme highlight shadow
  • gold highlight shadow
  • warm midtone shadow
  • deep brown contour shadow
  • mahogany contour shadow
  • black shadow
  • brown eyeliner pencil
  • dark brown eyebrow pencil
  • mascara
  • creme to powder face powder (should have a lot of warmth to it)
  • apricot blush
  • sheer, nude lip gloss
  • beauty blender
  • classic eyelash curler
  • disposable wedge sponges
  • velour powder puff
  • brow brush
  • angled eyebrow #1
  • lash comb #3
  • midtone #11
  • eyeshadow #13
  • eyeshadow #22
  • blending #28
  • contour #30
  • eyeliner #40
  • ultimate blush #64
  • detail powder/blush #73
  • lip #80

about this video:

one of the most challenging and anxiety-producing situations for an artist is working on ethnicities other than your own. whether your skin falls into the bronze/ebony category working on ivory/beige skin tone (or vice versa) it can be a bit scary.

in this video, robert teaches exactly how to beautify bronze/ebony skin by evening out uneven skin tones, addressing facial masking issues, and choosing proper colors.

for those of you with bronze/ebony tones, you will learn robert’s signature makeup techniques that we see again and again in robert’s books and print!