Sean is an artist at heart, a true creative being who expresses himself though
makeup. Believing that makeup is a way of making fantasies come to life, he
draws inspiration from nature, color, texture, music, and fashion. Sean also worked
at MAC for over five years, giving him great experience and training. He has recently
been training under Hollywood makeup artist Scott Barnes and has worked with
Ke$ha on her tour.
Michelle is very passionate and dedicated to making sure her students leave with
the best knowledge possible. She loves teaching and is inspired by her students on
a daily basis. Her education includes a cosmetology license from Marinello, as well as
attending Cinema Makeup School where she learned airbush and hair design.
Michelle has been a makeup artist for 9 years; her experience includes working at MAC
for 6 years, along with working out of an Aveda salon. Her recent credits include music
videos, television work, film, photo shoots, weddings, and fashion shows.
Brenda has a true passion for makeup and creativity. Specializing
in beauty and high fashion, she has worked with big names in Hollywood
such as Steve-O from the Jackass movies, Playmate Jenna Bentley, and
her work has been featured on billboard ad campaigns that ran throughout
Los Angeles. She enjoys guiding her students through the course and seeing
them reach their dreams!
Aurora has been working in this industry for 11 years. She’s worked on photo shoots,
fashion shows and most recently appeared on channel 22 showcasing her work. Aurora
spent a big part of her career working at MAC Cosmetics. There she was able to master
her techniques and be properly trained by industry leading experts. Aurora loves to meet
new and passionate artists and is constantly inspired by her students. All the while
keeping up with the latest makeup trends so she can bring those techniques to the classroom.
Joel loves the creative freedom he has when it comes to makeup, and views it as
a form of art. After working at MAC for 10 years, he decided to start teaching at
Ruby Makeup Academy because he wanted to give back by helping people reach
their dreams and goals. His recent credits include being published in FHM and Maxim
magazines, the Oprah Winfrey show, Chakkah Kahn, Bono, John Ritter, Shania Twain,
New York Fashion Week, various music videos, and commercials.