Microblading LA Academy

Learn the Art of Ombré Eyebrows and Microblading

5-Day Intensive Training with Lindsey Ta and Rusen Donmez

Want to learn microblading AND how to create ombré eyebrows? Lindsey Ta has teamed up with Rusen Donmez, a master permanent makeup trainer from the Netherlands, to teach an amazing combo class. In this 5-day intensive, you’ll learn microblading from Lindsey Ta AND Rusen’s Donmez’s technique for powder brows with permanent makeup, aka ombré eyebrows, using a machine. This is a unique class that WILL sell out quickly. Microblading LA is committed to bringing the best trainers from around the world to train the next generation of microblading artists. Join us for an amazing experience!

Hands-On Training With Live Models

You will work side-by-side with Lindsey Ta, Rusen Donmez, and the team of working microblading artists at Microblading LA. Rusen travels the world teaching his technique, and Microblading LA is his exclusive home here in the LA area. Spend the week with us in our studio, where real clients come into work with our busy team, culminating in two days working with live models

Our online materials will prepare you for the class with worksheets for you to practice drawing hairstrokes and eyebrows. We want you to totally maximize your time in the studio.

Who Is This Class For?

We are very proud to say that this class is a wonderful introduction to the world of permanent makeup. You’ll learn the basics of microblading using a hand tool—Lindsey’s specialty. You’ll also have an introduction to the permanent makeup machine used by permanent makeup artists everywhere. Training on this machine is essential to learning other PMU techniques. This class is a perfect start for the booming permanent makeup industry.

As for skill level, this class is for everyone! If you have a steady hand, or if you’re an artist, or otherwise have similar experience, you will be at an advantage. However, we will start with the basics of microblading and Rusen’s techniques. This class will be packed with information in 5-days. Be prepared for intense experience—you will learn a lot!

What You'll Learn

How to Draw the Lindsey Ta 3D Eyebrow

Profiling a Client for their Style and Skin Type

Achieving Eyebrow Symmetry

How to Draw the Perfect Hairstroke

Grouping Hairstrokes to Create Volume

Creating Ombré Eyebrows with a Machine

Lesson Plan

  • 00

    Day Zero “Online Training”

    Our online training course will introduce you to the basics of microblading with a focus on the most basic element of microblading: the single hairstroke. You’ll have several exercises for practicing hairstrokes prior to class.

  • 01

    Day One “Permanent Makeup Theory with Rusen”

    Rusen guides you through an overview of permanent makeup theory, covering skin, color, and more.

  • 02

    Day Two “Hands-On With Lindsey Ta”

    Lindsey introduces you to the hand tool and you’ll begin practicing on latex skin.

  • 03

    Day Three “Introduction to the PMU Machine with Rusen”

    Rusen teaches you how to use the PMU machine included in your starter kit.

  • 04

    Day Four “Creating Ombré Eyebrows for Live Models”

    Work with live models with Rusen’s supervision. Rusen will be there side-by-side ensuring an amazing first time experience.

  • 05

    Day Five “Microblading with Live Models”

    Lindsey and her team supervises your first time microblading.

Real work from Rusen Donmez

Your Starter Kit Includes:

Everything you need for your first 15 clients. The kit includes:

"The Art of Microblading" Training Manual and Workbook
7 pigments
 2 numbing creams
 2 hand tools
 15 blades
 Eyebrow brushes (15 pieces)
 Eyebrow pencil (1 piece)
 3D eyebrow pencil (1 piece)
 Pigment cups (30)
 Pigment finger rings (15)
 Pigment application sticks (15)
 Pigment holder (1)
 Practice skin
 Eyebrow shaver
 Razor blade
 Spear pointed Qtips
 Alcohol pads

Your Ombré Eyebrows Starter Kit Includes:

Pen / pencil to draw
4 colors of pencil - brown / dark brown / black / concealer pencil and brush to blend
4 colors for brows
Prenumb cream 20 mg
Sustaine - one bottle
PMU machine & accessories

Your Trainers: Rusen Donmez & Lindsey Ta


Rusen Donmez is a master permanent makeup trainer with a new studio opening up in the Netherlands, proving microblading, ombré eyebrows, eyeliner, “baby doll lips,” and eyelash services. He travels the world teaching his techniques in group and private settings. Rusen began his training in the art of permanent makeup at the Academy Yevgenia. He went on to train with masters Lena May and Anna Savina, and in 2016 he trained Lindsey Ta in London in the art of ombré eyebrows.

Lindsey Ta is the founder of Microblading LA, a world champion microblading artist, and an advocate for microblading around the world. In January 2016, she won 1st place at The World of Microblading Championship against some of the best artists in the world. She has trained with master of microblading like David Zhang and Branko Babic. Her work is seen by hundreds of thousands visitors every month to her popular Facebook and Instagram pages and website, and has been featured in Bravo TV, Pop Sugar, and more. Microblading is her passion and she believes in setting her students on track to blossom as their own unique artist.

Register Online

Our training course lasts 5 days from 9 AM to 5 PM, at our location in the Woodland Hills / Los Angeles Area. The price is $6,000, which includes the PMU machine, online training, and face time with both teachers. To reserve your seat, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required. Full payment is required 2 weeks prior to your start date.

Please note: if you are unable to attend your class after you've made your deposit, you may transfer your deposit toward a future class date any time up to four weeks prior to your start date

Select one of the dates below to get started.

Sold Out

Ombré Eyebrows & Microblading Workshop (Deposit)

$1,000 (Deposit)
Sold Out

Ombre Eyebrows and Microblading Combo Class June 17

$1,000 (Deposit)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many students are in each class?

Seats are limited to 12 people per class.

Do I need to be a licenced esthetician to begin training? Do I need any prior certification of any kind?
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