Wait A Second…I Did Their Makeup!

Have you ever had a déjà vu when you were talking to someone and you realize that you have already met them? Sometimes it’s right away, and sometimes it’s after you walk away.  As a makeup artist who has worked with many celebrities for many years, sometimes this happens after I see actors on the
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Student Success Story: Megan Garcia

Megan Garcia always knew she wanted to be an artist, even at the age of 5. She just didn’t know how yet.   She was always interested in being involved somehow in making movies, and as she got older, life kept pushing her in that direction.  Megan believes a career working in film chose her. In
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Student Success Story: Savannah Somerville

  Savannah Somerville is a model graduate for what it takes to succeed.  She is focused, determined, and with specific goals in mind, she has been going after them since the day she graduated!  Her enthusiasm and professionalism on set has connected her to a stream of production jobs.  In just 2 years since graduating
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OREGON FILM OFFICE PROMOTES THE ART OF MAKEUP SCHOOL GRADUATES

Hair, Makeup, & Special FX Artists Available For Hire The Art of Makeup School is a great resource to find trained makeup artists who specialize in working on set for film, television, and commercial productions.  In addition to hair and makeup application skills from straight beauty and grooming to special fx and prosthetics, these graduates learn about
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Portland & Ashland Make MovieMaker’s 2020 Best List

Portland and Ashland Oregon have again been named among the Best Places to Live and Work as a Filmmaker in North America. This is excellent news for Makeup Artists in Oregon.  Seize the opportunities! What Movie Maker said about Portland: The mystery of the Pacific Northwest has long inspired unconventional filmmakers, from Gus Van Sant
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Student Success Story: Supreet Prehar

  Supreet Prehar is a perfect example of what goals, motivation, and determination can lead to when one follows through with their dreams and takes action. It can only lead to success, and that is exactly what Supreet has achieved in just over one year from graduating at The Art of Makeup School! Supreet knew
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Fashion Makeup Artistry Certification in 4 Weeks

Our Fashion Makeup Artistry Certificate Program has been revised! It is now being offered as a 4-week (103 clock hours) program, at a reduced tuition, and at a shorter time commitment. A career in makeup artistry is more available and affordable than ever. Everyone deserves to pursue their dreams, and that is what The Art
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Student Success Story: Signe Larsen

In just over 3 months from graduating The Art of Makeup School, Signe Larsen is well on her way to a successful career in makeup artistry! Signe joined us for our June 2019 Character & Special FX program with an already impressive resume in relatable skills. Her passion began in theatre where she works as
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Announcing Fall 2019 Character & Special FX Instructors

Each time we offer our Character & Special FX Makeup 7-week certificate program it is uniquely special as we search for some of the top makeup artists in the industry, no matter where they live, and invite them to Portland to share their knowledge.  We are very excited to announce our instructors for our upcoming
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Dreams Do Come True!

There are so many avenues one can take as a makeup artist, that sometimes I am surprised to find out about career paths that never even occurred to me as a makeup artist.  Sometimes, I find out about these career paths from The Art of Makeup School graduates that have landed jobs in these new
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Working with Penny Marshall

  Much of my makeup artistry career was devoted doing makeup for celebrities and important politicians for national news network shows such as 20/20, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, NightLine, This Week with George Stephanopoulos and the bonus movie interviews provided by major film distribution company, Deluxe Entertainment.  In fact, I worked for ABC
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3 Unexpected Top Paying Careers After MakeUp School

Many makeup career paths are industry specific; fashion, film, television, theatrical, and special effects to name a few, but there are specific careers that pay higher than others. There is an important distinction that should be made when it comes to careers in makeup and beauty. Makeup artistry is a separate profession outside of cosmetology
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From Makeup School to YouTube Celebrity

In an earlier post, Career Paths for Makeup School Graduates, we highlighted the most promising career paths for makeup school graduates. We also have a detailed Makeup Artistry Career Opportunities page that is growing due to an increase in productions, new legislations, and financial/tax incentives. There is yet another makeup career path that has shown
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