3 DAY METHODOLOGY COURSE
Time & Location
About the Event
Price: £1000 per person
Min no. of students: 6
Student / teacher ratio: 6:1
Max no. of students: 10
Student /Teacher ratio: 10:2
Day duration: 10am - 5pm with a 1 hour lunch
This course is for students of all levels of experience. The course will focus on a variety of different elements, to help build a better all round understanding of the possibilities we have with hair.
We will look at the impact your decision making has on the outcome of your work. By analysing:
We will also be exploring 4 core principles:
1. CHOICE OF LENGTH
2. STARTING POINT
3. ANGLE OF SECTIONS
DAY 1 BREAK DOWN
10am - 11am: Lecture
Introduction to kings of tomorrow education. Understanding our approach to haircutting by exploring our ethos and core values.
11am - 1pm: First Demo
The cut will explore the fundamentals of building shape paired with our approach to skin fades.
We will highlight the importance of the skulls anatomy to help with decision making, for choice of length, starting point, angle of sections and technique. Also height of fade, choice of technique and method by numbers.
1pm - 2pm: lunch break
2pm - 4pm: Second Demo
The cut will be focusing on longer lengths.
We will once again explore the importance of choice of length, starting point, angle of sections and technique. This will help you build a better understanding on how your decisions will effect your cut.
This demo will also highlight the importance of root movement, and what outcomes you can expect when being mindful of it, throughout certain scenarios of a haircut.
4pm - 5pm: Round up
You will be verbally tested on what you have learnt.
Then as a team we will go through the answers, clarifying any grey areas.
DAY 2 BREAK DOWN
10am - 11am: Diagram break down
We will be cutting 2 shapes following pre-drawn diagrams. Using these diagrams we will follow mapped out sectioning patterns for cuts that will:
1. STAY CONSISTENT IN LENGTH
2. INCREASE IN LENGTH
3. DECREASE IN LENGTH
11am - 1:00pm: Practical
Each student will work on mannequin heads provided by Ego.
You will look to create the cuts by following the sections mapped out on the drawings.
Being able to go from visual representation to practical work, helping to cement your understanding.
1:00 - 2:00: Lunch
2:00 - 5:00: Practical
We will pick up from where we left off before lunch and look to complete the second shape before the end of the day. You will look to use your new found knowledge to be creative by drawing 2 of your very own haircuts. This will be given to you as homework by the end of the day.
DAY 3 BREAK DOWN
10:00am - 1:00pm: Becoming the Creator
You will look to begin your first haircut. Before doing so you will present your diagrams to the educator/educators, who will examine your diagrams and discuss the process for recreating the cuts. We will also incorporate texturising techniques along with styling tips to round off the look.
We will be monitoring:
1. EXECUTION OF TECHNIQUE
2. DECISION MAKING
3. OVERALL UNDERSTANDING
4. CHOICE OF LENGTH
5. STARTING POINT
6. ANGLE OF SECTIONS
1pm - 2pm: Lunch
2pm - 4pm: Becoming the Creator
You will look to complete the second haircut drawn by you after lunch.
We will also incorporate texturising techniques along with styling tips to round off the look.
4pm - 5pm: Round up
We will recap what we have learnt from the day.
An opportunity to ask the educators anything regarding cuts from the day or anything barber industry related.
All students will be presented with an Ego barbers certificate.