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 ProgramOur 15-week The Multimedia Master Program combines twenty classes, providing a comprehensive education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry.
Makeup Artistry EssentialsOur 8-week Makeup Artistry Essentials Certificate Program (formerly “The Master Class”) combines ten classes, providing education and preparation for student graduates to explore career options in every genre of makeup artistry. No experience is necessary to enroll in this program.[…]
Character & Special FX MakeupThe 7-week Character & Special FX Makeup Certificate Program combines 10 classes, providing advanced education and preparation for career options in film, television, commercial, print, and stage.
Upcoming Workshops & Specialty Classes
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
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
Read the latest news and information on The Art of Makeup School course offerings, guest instructors, and industry opportunities.
Meet instructor Linda WongLinda Wong is one of our prized Art of Makeup School graduates! When she came to The Art of Makeup School she already had experience doing airbrush and special fx makeup for the haunted house industry in Chicago, IL, working alongside Face Off contestants Michael Faust and finalist Evan Hedges. She worked on theatrical performances, […]
- January 19, 2022
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Open House & Free Body Painting Demo Nov 13thJoin Us! The Art of Makeup School OPEN HOUSE Saturday November 13th, 2-5pm Body Painting Demo by Face Off celebrity artist, Kevon Ward! Giveaways & Holiday Treats Please RSVP for this free event. Limited space availability. Kevon Ward is this session’s Character & Special FX Program instructor at The Art of Makeup School. We are […]
- November 5, 2021
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The official course catalog for The Art of Makeup School includes program courses and descriptions, enrollment, and admissions policies, pricing, required supplies, and applicable terms & conditions.