Explore Our Programs
The Art of Makeup is an independently owned and operated boutique school dedicated to education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry.
The Multimedia Master ProgramThe Multimedia Master Program is a certificate program that combines 20 classes in 15-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[…]
Makeup Artistry EssentialsMakeup Artistry Essentials certificate program (formerly “The Master Class”) combines 10 classes in 8-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[…]
Character & Special FX MakeupThe 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[…]
Fashion Makeup ArtistryThe 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[…]
Summer Makeup Camp Session I (4-days)The 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 for fun. Each of the 4 days is a sampling from 4 of the courses included in The Multimedia[…]
Whether you take a single-day class as a hobby or a full certificate program for a career in professional makeup artistry, The Art of Makeup School can be your creative space to learn, experiment, and grow as a makeup artist.
About Art of Makeup
Located in Portland, Oregon, The Art of Makeup School is dedicated to supplying quality education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry for the film, television, theater, media, special effects and fashion industries.
All classes taught by experienced and professional working makeup artists specializing in the subjects that they teach. Character & Special FX program instructors include globally recognized award-winning Hollywood makeup artists.
Celena RubinFounder & Director
Alma CedilloGuest Instructor
Christina BraunGuest Instructor
Todd DebreceniGuest Instructor
Kevon WardGuest Instructor
Diane TrappGuest Instructor
Michael PetersonGuest Instructor
Alexander McPhersonGuest Instructor
Rachael WagnerGuest Instructor
See our Student Success Stories
These profile and career highlights from some of our trained makeup artists demonstrate how The Art of Makeup is a resource for continued support, networking, and job placement assistance.See All Student Success Stories
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Student Success Story: Emily FiliceEmily Filice has always loved Oregon. She grew up in San Jose, California, but regularly visited family sprinkled throughout Oregon. After graduating high school in San Jose in 2016, she went to college for Business and Photography and realized neither were her calling. She realized her real passion was makeup! That was when she began […]
- February 16, 2022
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Drag Makeup WorkshopHail to the queens who led the way, because they did a spectacular job breaking down the steps to creating truly magical transformations! If you’ve ever been to Darcelle XV drag show night club, then you’ve seen Syra St. James and Alexis Campbell Starr who’s been performing on that stage for 11 years! Valerie DeVille […]
- February 11, 2022
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