Skyfall Academy

Icons & Legends Workshop

August 12 - 13, 2018

EXPERIENCE LEVEL – Intermediate to Advanced

Learn From The Best

“It takes courage to explore the unknown, and in this workshop we will create a safe haven to play and have fun exploring the unknown together.”
~ Vivienne Mackinder

Follow hair industry leaders, Vivienne Mackinder and Nicholas French, out of your comfort zone and into new levels of hairstyling imagination. Join us for this rare opportunity to learn up close and personal with some of the industry’s most legendary hairdressers. Held at Nicholas French’s Skyfall Academy in beautiful Palm Springs, California, this intimate artistic 2-day workshop will elevate your artistry to a new level!




Skyfall Academy
Palm Springs, CA


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
with 1-hour Lunch


Vivienne Mackinder
& Nicholas French


Join the celebrity duo for this 2-day immersive learning experience where French and Mackinder offer insider access to their tips, tricks, and invaluable hands-on feedback, as you learn and put their teachings into practical application. 

What you can expect:

• Nicholas’ blueprint and sketching technique to take any inspiration and translate it into true hair art
• The Art of Consultation, mastering the skills to understand what a client really wants
• Enhance the authenticity and creativity of your commercial work
• Hone consultation techniques such as facial framing, three wheels of fashion, and more!
• Harness your originality in high fashion and avant garde
• Discover, storyboard, and execute your own unique concepts
• Substantiate your confidence as an artist and better articulate your brand
• How to take the fear out of razor cutting, and feel more confident in creating precision style
• Nicholas and Vivienne’s countless take home tips and tricks from a lifetime behind the chair, backstage and on set



• Razor Cutting
• Avant Garde
• Dresswork


• 7-hours of hands-on training each day


• Diploma at end of workshop
• Champagne Toast


• Individual Stylist – $1,500

*IMPORTANT NOTE:  Open to only 15 hairstylists. Light breakfast and lunch provided as well as cutting mannequin. 

Limited Seating – SIGN UP TODAY!

This workshop increases stylist technical and creative skills, with a focus on soft skills. Turn your team into highly skilled professionals!


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