Programs & Classes

Four core certificate programs are offered by The Art of Makeup with multiple program start dates offered throughout the year. Enrollment is first-come, first-serve and space may be limited. Some virtual program options are also available. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful completion of any certificate program.

Character & Special FX Makeup

The Character & Special FX Makeup certificate program combines 10 classes in 7-weeks. Students receive an education in advanced character and special fx transformation techniques, and will be prepared for career options in film, television, special fx labs, events, commercials or anything requiring advanced special fx skills. Students learn character makeup, mold making, appliance fabrication and application techniques to create any transformation required for creative story development. Marketing skills and a professional photo shoot with guest model are also included.

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The Multimedia Master Program

The Multimedia Master Program is a certificate program that combines 18 classes in 13-weeks, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry. The Multimedia Master Program includes both Makeup Artistry Essentials and Character & Special FX Makeup, every course offered at The Art of Makeup. The program includes a marketing class, a professional fashion shoot, and a professional special fx shoot with guest models.

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Makeup Artistry Essentials

Makeup Artistry Essentials certificate program (formerly “The Master Class”) combines 8 classes in 6-weeks, providing education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry not requiring a lab or advanced character and special fx techniques. No experience is necessary to enroll in this program. The program includes a marketing class, and concludes with a professional fashion photo shoot day utilizing hair and makeup skills learned on a guest model.

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Fashion Makeup Artistry

The Fashion Makeup Artistry certificate program combines 6 classes in 4-weeks, providing education and preparation for career options in fashion, print, commercial advertising, and an in-depth makeup educational supplement for those pursuing a career in bridal makeup. Hair styling and editorial makeup artistry training prepares graduates for celebrity events, photoshoots, runway shows, commercials, music videos, live performances, and more. Day and Evening schedule options are available.

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Individual Courses & Workshops

Classes are available for individual enrollment and enrollment is easy. All ages accepted and experience is not necessary. Training certificates are issued upon completion. Click on the course image below to learn more:

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Products are supplied by professional industry suppliers at discounted rates for AoM. Every kit is curated by The Art of Makeup instructors based on current industry trends and years of professional experience.

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