(pure)Education for the thinking haircutter

secrets of (excellent) hairCutting

2014 workSpace schedule and curriculum

 

our secrets of (excellent) hairCutting curriculum is a comprehensive course of study… comprised of three sets of three programs… a workSpace total of nine (9) specialized programs… powerful information for more informed and powerful haircutting choices…  mode iQ 33

1. the designTrinity1 • an essential haircutting experience • our emphasis is placed on establishing a strong technical foundation and proper habits of both wet & dry haircutting. we introduce you to planeBlending, inGenius haircutting techniques, relativeMechanics, theory and inspiring conversations which impact performance excellence. Trinity1 will propel you toward masterful haircutting… mode iQ1

2. the cuttingTrinity2 • an innovative leap outside your creative box • the focus is on economic (long hair) cutting techniques… “cutting less for greater effect”… creative haircutting and Rx cutting techniques that will gain the trust of a first time client. Trinity2 is an alternative approach to three of the most important aspects of excellent haircutting… the confidence of long haired girls and first time clients, as well as, our own daily inspiration… mode iQ2

3. the legacySeries3 • the respectful art of reinterpreting the classics… we reexamine, rediscover, redefine, revitalize and reinterpret classic haircuts for today’s stylishly cool client and “ready to wear” woman. in this trio you will retro-actively “know your history” and learn the intrinsic qualities that make the classic haircuts iconic… and turn your haircuts into timeless classics… mode iQ3

our original theories & techniques are designed to seamlessly incorporate into your current mode of cutting
experience the immediate value of expanding both your WET & DRY haircutting skills
discover the features & benefits of the secrets of excellent haircutting that elite haircutters practice
take a leap outside your creative box and transcend dogmatic schools of thought… expand your mode iQ
practice protocols for excellence which will transform your clients’ overall salon experience and exceed expectations

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2014 schedule & tuition

taraincphotography-0125the designTrinity1 • an essential haircutting experience… is where you will establish a strong foundation and develop good habits as we get down to the essence of of haircutting excellence. we introduce you to planeBlending… our iconic “wet” approach to haircutting, relative mechanics and our own signature “dry” haircutting techniques. a physical hair experience; “transcend dogmatic schools of thought”…

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iconicDesign101 • the timeless art of suitability, silhouette, line & movement

  • experience the fluid transition between wet precision & dry movement cutting
  • develop a strong foundation of essential and empowering techniques
  • create more flattering silhouettes; easier to style and grow out better
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
JANUARY 12-13 • (available as a oneDay or twoDay workSpace)

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progressiveDesign102 • the relative art and science of dry movement haircutting

  • explore combination techniques for interior and dimensional movement
  • learn dry cutting prep, blending patterns, composition and relative mechanics
  • create individually designed couture haircuts for maximum appeal
  • (pre requisite101 recommended)
FEBRUARY 09-10 • (available as a oneDay or twoDay workSpace)

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signatureDesign103 • the masterful art and science of haircutting finesse

  • evolution beyond geometry; a function of applying principles of physical hair
  • discover the mastery through attention to detail and haircutting finesse
  • create your signature style that turns heads and exceeds expectations
  • (pre requisite101 & 102 required)
MARCH 09-10 • (only available as a twoDay workSpace)

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tuition and reward points…

  • tuition $350/LP Points 23,000 (Design101 & 102 oneDay limited to 15 students)
  • tuition $600/LP Points 40,000 (Design101 & 102 twoDay limited to 10 students)
  • tuition $750/LP Points 50,000 (Design103 twoDay limited to 8 students)

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the cuttingTrinity2 • an innovative leap outside the creative box… is where you will focus on three important and often overlooked aspects of excellent haircutting  long haircutting – “cutting less for greater effect”… corrective haircutting – “because you always remember you first time”… and creative haircutting – being musified by “the everything”. a mode iQ moment; “think beautiful thoughts”…
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(long)hairCutting201 • the subtle art of the illusion

  • “manage the illusion” of length, volume, height and weight distribution
  • cool “economic (long hair) cutting” techniques… “cut less for greater effect”
  • sexy, sophisticated shapes exceeding long haired girls’ expectations
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
JULY 08-09 • (available as a oneDay or twoDay workSpace)

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(corrective)hairCutting202 • the art and science of the first cut

  • win a first time client’s trust with corrective cutting and “the quiet art of the consultation”
  • maximize subtle cutRx techniques which noticeably improve nearly every haircut
  • create that WOW! experience… “because you always remember your first time”
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
AUGUST 24-25 • (available as a oneDay or twoDay workSpace)

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(creative)hairCutting203 • the alternative art of the art

  • expand your creative box, break rules and make rebellious choices
  • access imagination and ingenuity and be inspired by “the everything”
  • turn out beautiful, instantly identifiable “ready to wear” post modern looks
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
APRIL 06-07 • (only available as a twoDay workSpace)

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tuition and reward points…

  • tuition $350/LP Points 23,000 (Cutting201 & 202 oneDay limited to 15 students)
  • tuition $600/LP Points 40,000 (Cutting201 & 202 twoDay limited to 10 students)
  • tuition $750/LP Points 50,000 (Cutting203 twoDay limited to 8 students)

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the legacySeries3 • the respectful art of reinterpreting the classics… is where we pay homage to our lineage and respectfully reexamine, rediscover, redefine, revitalize and reinterpret the classic haircuts for today’s stylishly cool, radically fab and “ready to wear” woman.  retro forward; “know your history”…

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legacySeries1 • reinterpret, reexamine & redefine “the cut”

  • reinterpret the iconic and timeless precision haircuts of the 60s and 70s
  • reexamine the techniques, lines, dimension, movement and silhouettes
  • redefine “the cut” for today’s classically cool and contemporary woman
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
JUNE 09-10 • (only available as a twoDay workSpace)

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legacySeries2 • recreate, rediscover & redesign “the cut”

  • recreate the classic mod and beat cuts ingrained in the zeitgeist
  • rediscover our lineage and a future beyond classic geometry
  • redesign “the cut” for today’s stylishly cool and “ready to wear” woman
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
September 22-23 • (only available as a twoDay workSpace)

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legacySeries3 • revitalize, recognize & redevelop “the cut”

  • revitalize the legendary haircuts that changed hairdressing forever
  • recognize the qualities that make these cuts enduring couture leagcy
  • redevelop “the cut” for today’s radically cool and remarkably striking woman
  • (for the novice and experienced stylist)
November 03-04 • (only available as a twoDay workSpace)

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tuition and reward points…

  • tuition $750/LP Points 50,000 (Legacy1.2.3 twoDay limited to 8 students)

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(respect) for the details…

we respect each person’s level of experience and each person knows his or her own level. each workSpace in our designTrinity1 is complete unto itself and makes available practical information and techniques you will find useful in the salon on a daily basis. in order to get the maximum value we recommend participating in the entire designTrinity1 within a concise timeframe. when the secrets of (excellent) hairCutting syllabus is approached as a complete course of study the diligent student will expand their haircutting and exceed expectations. prerequisite: for maximum results we recommend students complete the designTrinity1 in consecutive order. upon successful completion of each workSpace you will receive thedavidKspace advanced certificate of completion.

programs are offered as a oneDay and twoDay workSpace (sunday and monday) unless otherwise noted. take a oneDay for a quick education fix and a twoDay for a more comprehensive course of study. each workSpace in the designTrinity1 and cuttingTrinity2 includes: demonstrations, original techniques and theory, inspirational conversations and “live” handson limited to 10 participants except where noted. oneDay programs may not include handson. group discounts are available. a 50% non•refundable deposit is required to reserve a place in a workSpace; the balance is due 2 weeks before the start date. curriculum, dates and tuition are subject to change without notice. for a small cost we provide a very cool box lunch. “the secret of coolosity is owning your dufosity”

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top foto . john ciambrone . model . stephanie fischer
second foto . tara hauck . model . susan fulks
middle foto . hadriel gonzalez . model . francesca barilla
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