Profesional Makeup Courses and Classes - Art of Makeup School

Certificate Programs

The Master Class – 175 clock hours / 7-Weeks

The Master Class Certificate Program emphasizes the fundamental essentials of every media and production makeup artist given the scope of opportunities available in photo shoots and other media, fashion, film, television, and stage productions. No experience is necessary to enroll in this program.

A 7-week Day schedule and 7-week Weekend/Evening schedule options are available. Both schedules are the same amount of clock hours and sessions alternate throughout the year for planning convenience. The Master Class Certificate Program combines nine courses, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry, without the advanced skills of Character and Special Effects makeup required of a film, television and theatre makeup artist. The program concludes with a fashion photo shoot day with a professional fashion photographer and model. Students get a chance to use creativity and skills learned throughout the program to apply makeup and style hair.

Classes are a combination of lectures, demos, student application, and photo shoots. Students alternate practicing on each other in order to work with a variety of skin types and coloring, while gaining the experience of working with different subjects. Photos are shot throughout the program in a portrait studio and/or outdoors. A career marketing class for the professional media and production makeup artist is also included. Students will learn marketing techniques, social media trends, resources, best business practices, etiquette, rates, invoicing, and other useful tips to begin their career, and membership on a graduate only job board will provide career and experiential opportunities in the field. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful graduation.

See individual Course descriptions below.

Highlights of Program:

  • Certificate of Completion issued upon successful graduation
  • Career Marketing course (available to Certificate Program students only)
  • Manual & Handouts issued throughout program
  • Participation opportunities in real work collaborations
  • Membership on the private AofM job board (for 18 months after graduation)
  • Discounts from hundreds of pro and major makeup/hair product brands (ongoing after gradation)
  • High resolution pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Fashion photo shoot day with professional photographer and model
  • No experience necessary to enroll in a program

Included Courses:

  • Corrective Beauty
  • Fashion & Media Makeup
  • Decade Makeup
  • Hair Styling for Production & Media
  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Out of the Kit FX
  • Film, Television & Stage Makeup
  • Career Marketing
  • Fashion Photo Shoot Day

Above courses available individually. See prerequisites in Course section or submit an application.

Kits needed:

2017 The Master Class Schedule:

Sept 5-Oct 19 Day Schedule
Oct 21-Dec 16 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 23-Dec 14 Day Schedule

2018 The Master Class Schedule:

Jan 2-Feb 15 Day Schedule
March 3-April 18 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 7-June 21 Day Schedule
Sept 4-Oct 18 Day Schedule
Sept 8-Oct 24 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 22-Dec 11 Day Schedule

Complete Schedule & Program Hours
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"Thank you so much for all of your knowledge and time! This class has been so fun and I can¹t thank you enough for giving me the confidence to go out and make my dreams a reality!"
~ Brittany N.

Fashion Makeup Artistry – 127 clock hours / 5-Weeks

The Fashion Makeup Artistry Certificate Program provides an education specific to those students looking to pursue a career in makeup artistry for professional fashion, lifestyle, catalogue, and editorial photo shoots, fashion runway shows, commercials, music videos, live performances, and other fashion and advertising media that requires fashion makeup and hairstyling services. These skills would also prepare students for celebrity and red carpet events.

A 5-week Daytime and 5-week weekend/evening schedule is available. The Fashion Makeup Artistry Certificate Program combines 7 courses, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in the fashion and commercial advertising industries. The program includes a fashion photo shoot day with a professional photographer and model.

Classes are a combination of lectures, demos, student application, and photo shoots. Students alternate practicing on each other in order to work with a variety of skin types and coloring, while gaining the experience of working with different subjects. Photos are shot throughout the program in a portrait studio and/or outdoors. A career marketing class for the professional media and production makeup artist is also included. Students will learn marketing techniques, social media trends, resources, best business practices, etiquette, rates, invoicing, and other useful tips to begin their career, and membership on a graduate only job board will provide career and experiential opportunities in the field. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful graduation.

See individual Course descriptions below.

Highlights of Program:

  • Certificate of Completion issued upon successful graduation
  • Career Marketing course (available to Certificate Program students only)
  • Manual & Handouts issued throughout program
  • Participation opportunities in real work collaborations
  • Membership on the private AofM job board (for 18 months after graduation)
  • Discounts from hundreds of pro and major makeup/hair product brands (ongoing after gradation)
  • High resolution pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Fashion photo shoot day with professional photographer and model
  • No experience necessary to enroll in a program

Included Courses:

  • Corrective Beauty
  • Fashion & Media Makeup
  • Decade Makeup
  • Hair Styling for Production & Media
  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Career Marketing
  • Fashion Photo Shoot Day

Above courses available individually. See prerequisites in Course section or submit an application.

Kits needed:

2017 FASHION MAKEUP ARTISTRY SCHEDULE:

Sept 5-Oct 6 Day Schedule
Oct 21-Dec 1 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 23-Dec 1 Day Schedule

2018 FASHION MAKEUP ARTISTRY SCHEDULE:

Jan 2- Feb 3 Day Schedule
March 3-April 7 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 7- June 9 Day Schedule
Sept 4-Oct 6 Day Schedule
Sept 8-Oct 13 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 22-Dec 1 Day Schedule

Complete Schedule & Program Hours
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New Program for 2017!
Training will prepare you for many diverse career paths:
* Bridal
* Fashion
* Catalogue
* Editorial Photo Shoots
* Fashion Runway Shows
* Commercials
* Music Videos
* Live Performances
* Media & Advertising

Character & Special FX Makeup – 207 clock hours / 7-Weeks

Program designed and instructed by Emmy winning SFX master Thomas Surprenant

For Course descriptions and more info on our SFX program hop on over to our FX site.

The Character & Special FX Makeup Certificate Program provides an education specific to those seeking a career in special effects makeup artistry. These skills prepare individuals to provide special effects makeup services for film, television, commercials, photo shoots, and theatrical performances. These specialized techniques also prepare students to be employed working in a special effects lab. Students learn character makeup and appliance fabrication and application techniques to create any transformation required for the creative development of the story written for film, television, or theatrical productions. Special effects makeup is also often used in commercials, music videos, and photo shoots.

A 7 week Daytime schedule is available. The Character & Special FX Makeup Certificate Program combines 10 courses, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in film, television, commercial, print, and stage. The program includes a special effects makeup photo shoot day with a professional photographer and model.

Classes are a combination of lectures, demos, student application, and photo shoots. Students alternate practicing on each other in order to work with a variety of skin types and coloring, while gaining the experience of working with different subjects. Photos are shot throughout the program in a portrait studio and/or outdoors. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful graduation.

Highlights of Program:

  • Certificate of Completion issued upon successful graduation
  • Manual & Handouts issued throughout program
  • Membership on the private AofM job board (for 18 months after graduation)
  • Discounts from hundreds of pro and major makeup/hair product brands (ongoing after gradation)
  • High resolution pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation

Included Courses:

  • Theatre Makeup
  • Hair Laying, Dressing & Construction
  • Out of the Kit FX II
  • Working Special FX
  • Character Aging Makeup
  • Bald Cap Fabrication & Application
  • Lifecasting
  • Prosthetic Design, Fabrication & Application
  • Career Marketing II
  • Special FX Photo Shoot

Above courses available individually. Course descriptions here. Contact us for more info (tuition, prerequisite requirements, etc).

Kits needed:

2017 Character & Special FX Makeup Schedule:

Oct 23-Dec 14 Day Schedule

2018 Character & Special FX Makeup Schedule:

Feb 19-April Day Schedule
June 25-Aug 10 Day Schedule
Oct 22-Dec Day Schedule

For detailed program schedule and more info on our SFX program hop on over to to our FX site.

Complete Schedule & Program Hours
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New 7 Week Certificate Program for 2017!
Be among the first in the Northwest to join us for this special program!
Begins Feb 20

Our most intensive program!

Multimedia Master Makeup Artist – 382 clock hours / 14-Weeks

The Multimedia Master Makeup Artist Certificate Program includes both The Master Class and Character & Special FX Makeup, every course offered at the Art of Makeup. Both programs can run consecutively to complete the full MMMA program or contact us about customizing a program in a schedule that is convenient for you.

The Multimedia Master Makeup Artist Certificate Program is designed to provide a comprehensive education for students looking to build skills in every genre and career path of professional makeup artistry. These skills will provide career options such as working on professional fashion, and lifestyle photo shoots and runway shows, commercials, and other advertising and informational media that requires makeup and hairstyling services. They would also include working on theatrical performances and film and television productions requiring beauty makeup and hairstyling, character makeup, and advanced special effects techniques.

A 14-week Day schedule is available. The Multimedia Master Makeup Artist certificate program combines nineteen courses, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry. The program includes a fashion photo shoot day with a professional photographer and model, and concludes with another photo shoot capturing the special effects skills learned during the second half of the program.

Classes are a combination of lectures, demos, student application, and photo shoots. Students alternate practicing on each other in order to work with a variety of skin types and coloring, while gaining the experience of working with different subjects. Photos are shot throughout the program in a portrait studio and/or outdoors. A career marketing class for the professional media and production makeup artist is also included. Students will learn marketing techniques, social media trends, resources, best business practices, etiquette, rates, invoicing, and other useful tips to begin their career, and membership on a graduate only job board will provide career and experiential opportunities in the field. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful graduation.

See individual Course descriptions below (The Master Class).  For Character & Special FX Makeup course descriptions click here.

Highlights of Program:

  • Certificate of Completion issued upon successful graduation
  • Career Marketing course (available to Certificate Program students only)
  • Participation opportunities in real work collaborations
  • Membership on the private AofM job board (for 18 months after graduation)
  • Discounts from hundreds of pro and major makeup/hair product brands (ongoing after gradation)
  • High resolution pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Fashion photo shoot day with professional photographer and model
  • No experience necessary to enroll in a program

Included Courses:

Above courses available individually. See prerequisites in Course section or submit an application.

Kits needed:

2017 Multimedia Master Makeup Artist Schedule:

Sept 5-Dec 14 Day Schedule

2018 Multimedia Master Makeup Artist Schedule:

Jan 2-April 4 Day Schedule
May 7-Aug 10 Day Schedule
Sept 
4-Dec 9 Day Schedule

Please contact us if you are interested in customizing an MMMA program in a schedule that is convenient for you.

Complete Schedule & Program Hours
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Certificate of Completion

Individual Courses

Course Highlights

  • Each Course available for individual enrollment
  • Each Course includes high res studio pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Certificate of Training issued upon completion of a course

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Corrective Beauty – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary.

The knowledge of corrective beauty techniques is required of all makeup artists, whether pursuing film, television, photo shoots, runway, theater, media, special events, or special fx makeup. The foundation of makeup artistry is taught in this class by first learning the fundamentals of color theory, lighting, skin tone matching, makeup application techniques, highlighting and contouring, face, nose, lip and eye shape corrective techniques, natural, classic and dramatic beauty applications using a variety of techniques, tools, and products. Sanitation, skin preparation and product knowledge is also thoroughly reviewed.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Sept 5-8 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri / closed Labor Day)
Oct 21-25 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 23-26 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Jan 2-5 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri / closed New Years)
March 3-7 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 7-10 Day Schedule
Sept 4-7 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri / closed Labor Day)
Sept 8-12 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 22-25 Day Schedule


Complete Schedule & Course Hours
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“I feel that I have been well prepared and have a leg up. Thank you for everything you taught us, and teaching us to be prepared for ANYTHING!”
~Harmony R.

Fashion & Media Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Makeup artists love color, and this class is all about using it. Fashion makeup ventures into creating color combinations in makeup, and this class challenges students to realize their full creative potential. Makeup applications for advertising, editorial, sport, runway, fantasy, avant-garde, and bridal looks are covered, as well as how to create a truly clean makeup with healthy, glowing skin. Topics such as keeping current on fashion trends in makeup, education research and makeup resources, fashion and bridal body makeup, lash application, and creating a makeup design are covered, as well as how to prepare for a bridal consultation, bridal makeup documentation, using durable products, what to expect and how to prepare yourself and your bride for the wedding day, and what to charge. Invoicing, contracts, and self promotion will be covered in the Career Marketing class (included when taking a Certificate Program). The bridal marketing information is available for students taking Fashion & Bridal Makeup as an individual course.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Sept 11-14 Fashion & Media Makeup Day Schedule
Oct 28-30 & Nov 1-2 Fashion & Media Makeup Weekend/Evening Schedule (Sat-Thur / closed Halloween)
Oct 30-Nov 2 Fashion & Media Makeup Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Jan 8-11 Day Schedule
March 10-14 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 14-17 Day Schedule
Sept 10-13 Day Schedule
Sept 15-19 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Oct 29-Nov 1 Day Schedule


Complete Schedule & Course Hours
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“Absolutely love this school, took 2 classes in 2014 and I'm excited to be coming back in the spring of 2016 to get my entire certificate, I've learned so much from only taking 2 classes it's a great school”
- Meghan V.

Decade Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Fashion repeats itself which is why knowledge of decade makeup is a must for every makeup artist. Decade makeup can be applied to TV, film, fashion, theater, and even bridal makeup looks. Topics covered: Makeup and fashion history, current makeup trend applications from the 18th century, 1920’s, 1950’s, 1960,s, 1970s’, and 1980’s. Detail lip and eye liner, lash application, and eyebrow blocking techniques to achieve these looks are included. Decade Makeup is also known as Period Makeup.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Sept 18-21 Day Schedule
Nov 11-15 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 6-9 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Jan 15-18 Day Schedule
March 17-21 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 21-24 Day Schedule
Sept 17-20 Day Schedule
Sept 22-26 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 5-8 Day Schedule


Complete Schedule & Course Hours
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“Wonderful school with wonderful mentors ♡ would recommend to anyone looking for a great makeup school with some variety and spunk” - Kelsea S.

Hair Styling for Production & Media – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

Many photo shoots and productions include expectations of both makeup and hair styling services. This course covers everything a makeup artist needs to know about the basic fundamentals of hair styling, to more elaborate and challenging hair styles. Overview and topics covered: Safety, blow drying, backcombing, use of velcro rollers, hot irons for straight and curled styles, pony tails, braiding, current trends in editorial styles, avant-garde styles, updos, pin curls, men’s grooming, and decade styles from the 20’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Products for men and women are reviewed, as well as work expectations and requirements on set or on location in a professional setting.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Sept 25-28 Day Schedule
Nov 4-8 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 13-16 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Jan 22-25 Day Schedule
March 24-28 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 29-June 1 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri closed Memorial Day)
Sept 24-27 Day Schedule
Sept 29-Oct 3 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 12-15 Day Schedule


Complete Schedule & Course Hours
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“Thank you for sharing your joy, passion, heart, knowledge, and experience with us. I couldn't of asked for a better teacher. It has been a pleasure to learn from you. I am so grateful for you Celena!!”
~Chloe M.

Airbrush Makeup – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

24 clock hours for Certificate Program Students
As an individual course the first half: Beginning/Beauty Airbrush I (12 clock hours) and the second half: Face & Body Painting Airbrush II (12 clock hours) can be taken separately or together as the full 24 clock hour Course.  Select preferred airbrush option on Application Form.

Airbrush makeup is in demand now more than ever. Brides request airbrush makeup for its long lasting, durable, and water resistant flawless finish. Many studios and actors require makeup artists to use only airbrush makeup for their foundation application, because of current HD technology. Some studios won’t even hire makeup artists without this important skill and equipment. Airbrush is a requirement for special fx artists who use the airbrush gun to create fx they can’t get otherwise. Airbrush makeup is the quickest solution for body makeup and flawless coverage used on brides, models or actors to create the illusion of tan skin, or in fashion shows, print, or theater, to create either a fantasy makeup look or a character. Nothing covers tattoos better than airbrush makeup. Topics covered: Care and cleaning of airbrush gun and compressor, assembly and disassembly of the airbrush gun, troubleshooting, basic beauty application including foundation, eyebrows, blush, highlight and contour, body makeup, fantasy, creating and using stencils, covering tattoos, bruises, scars and stretch marks, and insider tricks to using the airbrush and airbrush makeup.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Oct 2-5 Day Schedule
Nov 18-19 & Nov 27-29 Weekend/Evening Schedule (closed week of Thanksgiving)
Nov 27-30 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Jan 29-Feb 1 Day Schedule
March 30-31 & April 2-5 Weekend/Evening Schedule (closed Easter Sunday)
June 4-7 Day Schedule
Oct 1-4 Day Schedule
Oct 6-10 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 19-20 & 26-27 Day Schedule (Thanksgiving break Wed-Fri)


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“Oh my gosh, I don't even know what to say. This school is so amazing. I've learned so much and already made great friends. I look forward to school each morning. I am so thankful for all the Celena has done” - Hanna G.

Out of the Kit FX (Special FX Makeup) – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

Knowledge of basic special fx skills are required of every makeup artist working in film and television. These techniques are also used on stage, in commercials, haunted houses and photo shoots.  This class is also perfect for moulage makeup training, the art of applying mock injuries for the purpose of training Emergency Response Teams and other medical and military personnel. This class covers those special fx makeup techniques that you can create right out of your kit. Effects covered include: bruises, cuts, wounds, scars, bullet holes, burns, sickness, dirt and grime, tattoos, application and removal of small prosthetics, healing progression of wounds, continuity and consistent placement of wounds. No lab skills needed for these out of your kit special techniques.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Oct 9-12 Day Schedule
Dec 2-6 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Dec 4-7 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Feb 5-8 Day Schedule
April 7-11 Weekend/Evening Schedule
June 11-14 Day Schedule
Oct 8-11 Day Schedule
Oct 13-17 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Nov 28-29 & Dec 3-4 Day Schedule (Wed-Thu, Mon-Tue)


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“This school has taught me the tricks and trades of becoming a clean and professional makeup artist with a warm and inviting vibe. Everyone has been friendly and kind and Celena has been an inspiration to work with." - Megan B.

Film, Television & Stage Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Makeup is not only used to correct imperfections and enhance beauty, but makeup is an essential tool to developing a character. Directors, producers, writers and actors rely heavily on makeup artists to collaborate in their story making process. Students learn how to create a character, work under a strict time restraint, men’s grooming, and beauty and makeup for the stage. Students also learn about HD makeup, script breakdown, continuity documentation, set etiquette and rules, unions, crew departments, and film and television makeup products used on and off set.

Kit needed:

2017 Schedule:

Oct 16-19 Day Schedule
Dec 9-13 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Dec 11-14 Day Schedule

2018 Schedule:

Feb 12-15 Day Schedule
April 14-18 Weekend/Evening Schedule
June 18-21 Day Schedule
Oct 15-18 Day Schedule
Oct 20-24 Weekend/Evening Schedule
Dec 5-6 & 10-11 Day Schedule (Wed-Thu, Mon-Tue)


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“Loved it!!!! Great experience and training from the best!!! Looking forward to hopefully more classes soon.” - Sarah B.

Career Marketing – 3 clock hours

Available to Certificate Program students only

Students will learn marketing techniques, social media trends, resources, best business practices, etiquette, rates, invoicing, and other useful tips to begin a career as a free-lance makeup artist.

2017 Schedule:

Sept 20-21 Career Marketing 1 Day schedule students
Nov 9 Career Marketing 1 Weekend/Evening Schedule students
Nov 10 Career Marketing 1 Day schedule students

2018 Schedule:

Jan 30-Feb 1 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
March 22 (Thurs) W/E Sched. Students 6:30p-9:30p 
June 5-7 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
Oct 2-4 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
Oct 11 (Thurs) W/E Sched. Students 6:30p-9:30p
Nov 13-15 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p

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Fashion Photo Shoot Day – 4 clock hours

Available for Art of Makeup Master Class Program students only

Students participate in a photo shoot that simulates a real working environment with a professional fashion photographer and model. Students get a chance to use creativity and skills learned in class to apply makeup and style hair. Photos are shot in our portrait studio and/or outdoors throughout our historic and striking location. Students choose five photographs to keep for personal and career building use.  All selected images are professionally retouched.  Dates and model assignments TBA.

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Major apparel brands and retailers headquartered in Washington and Oregon:
Adidas
Columbia
Costco
CSS
Dakine
Eddie Bauer
Fred Meyer
Jantzen
K2 Sports
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Luly Yang
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Nike
Nordstrom
Norm Thompson Outfitters
Outdoor Research
Pendleton
REI
Sorel
Tommy Bahama
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Specialty Classes

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

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“Don't think twice if you are looking for makeup school, Art of Makeup has it all. Everything is very professional organized, teachers are experienced and true experts. Atmosphere is fantastic and that is all because Celena Rubin! She really cares about her students." - Anna K.

ADVANCED BRIDAL HAIRSTYLING

ADVANCED BRIDAL HAIRSTYLING

Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

Learn How to Start Your Own Bridal Makeup Artistry Career!

Overview:

This course focuses on advanced techniques in bridal hairstyling. Many cosmetologists maintain expert knowledge and skill in cutting and coloring, but lack the knowledge, techniques and confidence needed to pursue a career in bridal hairstyling. The main focus of this class is to expand on hair styling techniques taught in cosmetology school, and take students to the next level of expertise in bridal hair styles, maximizing skills needed to become a top sought after hair stylist in the bridal industry.

Advanced Bridal Hair includes:

  • Half up curled style
  • Braided Styles (french braid, dutch braid, waterfall braid, 4-strand)
  • The Bridesmaid Up do (a quick sectioning method for a beautiful “messy bun” – cuts down on time)
  • Chignon and French Twist Bridal styles
  • Vintage Bride (victory rolls, structured curls)

Kit needed: Hair Styling Kit
Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies needed for this class – available from us or use your own! (previous AoM program graduates will likely already have most of the supplies needed).

2017 Schedule:

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BRIDAL MAKEUP MARKETING

BRIDAL MAKEUP & MARKETING

Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

The Art of Makeup is excited to announce a ONE DAY workshop focused on working in the bridal industry.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing will help you learn how to start your own bridal makeup artistry career. Taught by the talented fashion, editorial, and bridal hair & makeup artist — Christina Carlsson!
Overview:
The bridal industry gives makeup artists the opportunity to have a long lasting, lucrative, and exciting career working at beautiful locations, sometimes worldwide! The bridal industry provides the opportunity for makeup artists to make a living no matter where they live.  Learn how to achieve the most popular bridal looks while learning the most effective marketing strategies, job resources, contracts, and rate negotiation. Build your kit with the best bridal makeup products, and learn what to give brides in their wedding day emergency kits. To take your bridal makeup career to its full potential, also check out our Airbrush Makeup Course !

Bridal Makeup & Marketing includes:

  • Sanitation
  • Product knowledge
  • Skin tone matching
  • Creating flawless and glowing skin
  • Highlight and contour
  • Lash application
  • Classic bridal look
  • Vintage bridal look
  • Professional etiquette
  • Understanding lighting
  • Bridal consultations
  • Makeup documentation
  • Rate negotiation and packages
  • Assisting
  • Knowing your market and your worth
  • Branding yourself
  • Website and social media
  • Creating a network with bridal vendors
  • Advertising
  • TFP (Trade For Prints)
  • Contracts and deposits
  • Tax deductions
  • Liability Insurance
  • Hiring Assistants
  • Getting reviews
  • Stocking your bridal makeup kit
  • Creating a Bridal touch-up kit
  • Creating a durable makeup look for camera and in person

Prerequisite: This course is offered to Oregon estheticians, esthetic students, or out of state residents. An esthetic license is required to do bridal makeup in Oregon.

Kit needed: Students are required to have their own supplies for in-class use. Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies recommended for this class.  We also have supplies available for purchase. If you would like to purchase anything from us or have any questions please let us know.
Previous AoM program graduates will likely already have all or most of the supplies needed.

2017 Schedule:

Oct 29, 2017 Sunday 9am-5pm
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DRAG MAKEUP

DRAG MAKEUP

Open to all ages and genders! – Space is limited

Overview:

Tips, tricks, and demonstration of the art of drag makeup transformation.

Taught by MAC lead makeup artist, Las Vegas & Los Angeles drag makeup artist and performer, Justin Parker. Justin has over 20 years experience working as a makeup artist, has taught his art of transformation across the country, and has worked for notable on stage performances such as Cirque Du Solei, Las Vegas Fashion Week, and Latin Grammys.

What’s included:

  • Photo shoot
  • Ful res digital image files from the photo shoot

What to bring:

Your own model (preferably male). Makeup kit. Please contact us to find out what supplies are needed.

2017 Schedule:

July 30, 2017 Sunday 10am-4pm
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Halloween Horror! Makeup

Halloween Horror Makeup!

Halloween Horror Makeup class and pro photo shoot in the woods!

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

Halloween is coming and we’ve got just the class for you!

Instructor Linda Wong will teach several techniques for creating a variety of creepy, spooky, and haunted house horror makeup looks just in time for Halloween. Face painting and 3-dimensional techniques will be included for an inexpensive, yet convincing look to scare all! Each student will get to practice 2 looks on their model. The 2nd look will be professionally photographed in the nearby woods by photographer Jeff Mawer. Students and models will carpool to the location to shoot, and will come back to the class to clean up and gather belongings before the end of class. No experience necessary. All supplies and digital photo copies of your work included.

Students must bring their own model to practice on. Model needed from 10:30am – 5pm. There will be a 45 min. lunch break. Fridge and microwave available. Please bring lunch and a water bottle.

2017 Schedule:

Oct 22, 2017 Sunday 10am-5pm
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SUMMER MAKEUP CAMP

SUMMER MAKEUP CAMP – 21 HOURS (4-DAY PROGRAM)

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Custom Kit included with tuition (over 60 pro quality items included).

Overview:

Art of Makeup’s Summer Makeup Camp is the perfect and low-priced introductory program for those considering makeup artistry as a career or simply to enhance your current skill level.  Each of the 4 days is a sampling from 4 of the courses included in the The Master Class Certificate Programs.  Each day includes a lecture, demonstration, and hands on application.   A Certificate of Training and photos of your work will be provided.

Our hand selected custom kit specifically designed for this program includes over 60 items from our Professional Beauty Makeup Artistry and Special FX Kits.  Please contact us us for a full list of included items.  Supplies can be credited towards kits of future program enrollments.

Topics covered include:

Day 1  Corrective Beauty: Color theory, skin tone matching, highlighting and contouring, and corrective techniques

Day 2  Fashion Makeup: Editorial smoky eyes, perfecting the perfect line in fashion and beauty makeup on eyes, brows and lips

Day 3  Special FX Makeup: Create bruises, cuts, and wounds using a variety of makeup mediums

Day 4  Film & TV Makeup:  Using makeup for character development, career genres in makeup artistry

KIT NEEDED:

  • Summer Makeup Camp Kit

2018 Schedule:

July 23-26, 2018 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
Aug 6-9, 2018 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
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UV BODY PAINTING

UV BODY PAINTING

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

Demonstration, hand painting techniques, and supplies needed to body paint using UV blacklight glowpaint.

What’s included:

All makeup supplies included for in class use

Photo shoot under blacklights with a professional photographer

Ful res digital image files from the photo shoot

What you need: A model, painting brushes if you have them. Everything else is included.

Instructor Linda Wong is a Chicago originated makeup artist, now living in Portland. She worked as the head of the Makeup department for Chicago’s House of Torment, applying haunted house makeup and training her artist team. She also worked for Chicago’s 13th Floor Entertainment Group. Linda specializes in Body Painting, Airbrush and Special FX Makeup.

 

2017 Schedule:

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ZOMBIE NIGHT

ZOMBIE NIGHT!  Makeup After Dark with FX Master Thomas Surprenant

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

The demonstration, techniques, and supplies needed to create Voodoo Zombies and Walking Dead Zombies using 2 dimensional painting skills and 3 dimensional professional prosthetic makeup applications

Late night indoor/outdoor photo shoot with pro photographer (rain or moonshine!)

All makeup supplies included for in class use

Full res digital image files from the photo shoot

Here’s what you need: A model! Everything else is included. FX products will be available for purchase but not necessary.

Instructor Thomas Surprenant is a two-time Emmy Award winning special effects makeup artist with over 30 years experience in film, TV and theatre. His special effects and horror makeup can be seen in Halloween H2O, Dead Connection, X-Men: The Last Stand, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, and much more.

2017 Schedule:

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Complete Schedule & Class Hours
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