polish and print Lita


This Masterclasses has been designed to help emerging artist grow and produce high end industry images for their portfolio being guided by Australia’s leading professionals.

Many young artists struggle to find industry professionals to collaborate with and get their work published in reputable industry magazines, Cameron Jane has done the collaboration for you.

Artists work will be published as part of an editorial story in Lita issue #14.

LITA Magazine

Lita Magazine is an international quarterly print publication. Each issue explores a theme of broad and current interests in the fashion industry of interest to the readership, through exclusive articles and editorials.

Lita Magazine gives you access to a high-quality audience: A targeted group of over 20, 000 individuals in the fashion, beauty and health industry in over 80 countries. Lita Magazine also brings global standards of fashion and beauty to a national audience, reaching smart, stylish females and males who love fashion.

Lita Magazine showcases high-end editorials and artworks from new and existing creative minds from across the globe. Our focus is bringing a diverse team of creatives together to celebrate art and allowing talent to gain exposure within the fashion industry on a global scale, as well as supporting emerging fashion designers, artists and talents from all ends of the artistic spectrum.

Combining an online presence with it’s traditional quarterly glossy magazine, Lita Magazine will continue to share even more content with it’s highly engaged followers across our large social media landscape, which is growing exponentially. Lita Magazine is in a league of it’s own – We source the best, yet undiscovered talent in the international industry, whether they are photographers, stylists, hair and make up artists or designers, to give them world-wide exposure by providing them a platform. Our readers are guaranteed the newest, never-seen-before content.

Lita Magazine is distributed and found in leading studios, boutiques and salons across the globe. Lita is read and reread, collected and treasured and leaves permanent impressions whilst connecting with our readers. Our commitment to a lower-than-average advertising to editorial ratio and carefully planned ad placement in each issue ensures your brand will stand out.

Lita Magazine plans to continue to present our own artistic initiatives through exhibitions, launches and fashion events. Lita is always at the forefront of the conversation about creativity. 

This course has been spread over three weeks to ensure artists have the opportunity to bring their best work forward. All Participants receive feedback from the professional team over this time;

  • brief to brainstorm ideas
  • design and refine
  • execution


Heidi Huttuner: Editor in chief of Lita Magazine

Cameron-Jane Thomas: Director and Principal of Cameron Jane Makeup Design, ABIA Educator of the Year 2016 and inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Rachel Montgomery: Makeup artist of the year several times will guide you through every step of the editorial process.

Carlo Fernandes: Beauty and fashion photographer will guide you with your model selection and provide you with amazing images.

Course Dates:  7th , 14th and 21st October

Course Fees: $1400 + GST

-          Fees include the three days guidance and collaboration of ideas from the above industry professionals.

-          Two retouched images and two full page credited published work in the magazine as part of an editorial story.

-          The use of Industry editorial hair stylists (sourced by CJMD) if required for the image brief and shot layout.




All artists must supply images of their work by providing their website link and social media accounts and certificates of industry qualifications. The team will review your work for your enrolment to be finalised. The artist will receive a confirmation email if your submission of enrolment has made the cut.

ONLY 6 Enrolments will make the team for the 12 page editorial story.


CLASSROOM ACTIVTIES: Artists are required to supply a model for day two of the course to practice and refine their look. Artists must ensure this model has similar features that are the focus of their brief design, (eg full lips. Almond shape eye, full brows etc)

SUBMISSON MODEL:  All artists are to source a professional model for the magazine submission. Artists are to provide comp cards of the model for the team to review on the first day of the course to see if they are to an industry standard.  If artists cannot find a model CJMD will contact Sydney Modelling Agencies before the course start date to provide students with the packages of models that are available for the shoot date and the rates. Artists must have own ABN for invoicing direct with the agency.


All artists will receive 2 retouched images from the shoot with the credits. These images will not be released until the magazine has been published.

Artists are not to publish any behind the scenes images on social media before the magazine publication has been released.


CJMD will organise a stylist for the shoot.


All artists are to submit their mood boards for hair design on the second day of the course. The team will provide feedback on this look to ensure it works as a whole for the editorial story.

If artists have an editorial hair stylist they would like to work with they must submit their credentials with their enrolment submission. The team will confirm if this artist is approved.

CJMD will supply industry editorial hair stylists if required for the image brief and shot layout.


Students are required to bring in their laptops and are to bring in their full makeup kit. CJMD does not provide equipment for the participants.

Course Schedule

Saturday 7th October

10am – 4pm

  • Heidi from Lita will introduce the artists to the Magazine
  • Rachel and Carlo to introduce themselves, discuss their careers
  • Team to discuss creativity
  • Team to deliver the brief
  • Team and artists to brainstorm what the brief means and creative ideas
  • Rachel to demo her creative makeup concept from the brief as a guide
  • Artists to start working on their creative concept to the brief by designing mood boards, face charts etc
  • Team to review model selections and hair stylists (if applicable from enrolment)
  • Team to review everyone’s ideas as a whole for the editorial story.

Saturday 14th October

10am – 4pm

  • Artists will present their creative concept to Rachel for critiquing including hair designs
  • Rachel to provide demos on creative techniques to help artists prepare for their design work
  • Artists are required to bring in a model for practicing and refining their look with Rachel

Saturday 21st  October

  • Photoshoot day
  • Artists will be presented with a schedule for the shoot ay allowing each artist time to perfect and capture their design.