Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists on Demand

WarPaint International Academy

FEB. 5TH, 2018 Sold Out

Contact us in the form below to receive updates on Academy training.

New to the beauty industry or just out of school? Enroll in our Apprentice Program and get hands on experience with WPI Artisans and clients. 


Advanced Upstyling
from 350.00

Use code EARLYBIRD when registering before January 10th for $50 off. 

Bridal Makeup
from 350.00

Use code EARLYBIRD when registering before January 10th for $50 off. 

Register For Both Classes

Select this option to enroll in both HANDS ON courses for an all-day experiential training with a one hour break. 

Use code EARLYBIRD1 when registering before January 10th for $100 off. Prepare For Battle!


Upcoming Master Classes

PRICE: $350 due upon registration
DATES: Feb. 5th, 2018.

HANDS-ON, EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING. This hands on mastery skill course, led by WarPaint Education Director Katie Rote, is designed to learn how to create advnaced and intricate hair designs for weddings and special occassions. A mannequin head and stand are required for this class.

PRICE: $350 due upon registration
DATES: Feb. 5th, 2018.

HANDS-ON, EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING. This hands on mastery skill course, led by WarPaint International Creative Director Jessica Mae, is designed to learn how to create makeup looks that are long lasting and flawless. In this course you will also learn airbrush foundation. A model will be provided for you to work on.


  1. Full price of the course is due at registration.
  2. Cancellations must be made 10 days prior to the class date to receive a refund. If cancelled after, no refund will be issued but class material will be delivered to you.
  3. Early bird registration by January 10th receives $50 off each course.

Products available for purchase through WPI Academy

  • Mannequin head & stand: $160
  • Advanced Upstyling product kit: $105
    (kit includes 6 professional products from Pureology)
  • Airbrush Kit: $200 (includes compressor, gun and starter foundation kit)
  • Bridal Makeup brush kit: $100 (customized professional brush kit from Sigma)

** Please inquire in the form below for class kit product breakdowns.


2966 White Bear Ave
Maplewood, MN 55109
Inside Sola Salon Studios

Tools that you need to bring for the Hair Class

  • Rattail comb
  • Clips
  • Towels
  • Bobby pins
  • 2.5" bobby pins
  • Hair pins
  • Hair binders
  • Extension cord
  • Blowdryer with nozzle & diffuser  
  • One 1.5" curling iron  
  • 7 row Denman brush  
  • Medium round brush
  • Soft bristle brush
  • Wide toothed comb
  • Backcombing comb

Tools that you need to bring for the Makeup Class

*Bring your full working kit*

WarPaint International Academy. Makeup and Hair Master Classes.

Makeup & Hair Master Classes

WarPaint International Academy is a special, HANDS-ON, immersive mastery level training academy for Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists. Our fundamental mission is to train profesioinal makeup artists and hair stylists through unique teaching methods as defined by WarPaint Creative Director Jessica Mae and WarPaint Director of Education, Katie Marie Rote.

WPI Academy serves a role in identifying specialized areas of expertise ranging from new Artisans entering the market, to seasoned professionals looking to refine their skill-sets. Makeup artistry and hair design demand precision creative talent in which we are able to provide both instructional and experiential immersion.

WPI Academy helps students in every stage of their professional career by honing their craft and industry acumen to be better prepared to offer professional progression in career paths such as fashion, photography, bridal or commercial work.

We are committed to higher education in the fields of Hair & Makeup Artistry. The WarPaint International Academy offers unique Master Classes to post-cosmetology school students looking to immerse themselves in real world techniques or to the seasoned professionals looking to expand their experience in niched applications.

Take a deeper dive into real life bridal, avant garde, fashion and natural application techniques through experiential training. Invest in your skill-set. Enhance your passion and talent in the craft of beauty artistry.

Master Class Instructors

Jessica Mae. Creative Director, Founder and Makeup Artist for WarPaint International Academy

Jessica Mae

Founder, Creative Director & Makeup Artisan.

Katie Marie Rote. Education Director for WarPaint International Academy.

Katie Marie Rote

Director of Education & Master Hair Stylist for WarPaint International Academy. 

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