Open House & Free Body Painting Demo Nov 13th

Join 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
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How to get a Scholarship

Faith Daniels recently graduated from The Art of Makeup School’s signature and most comprehensive program, the 14-week Multimedia Master Makeup Artist Program. This program covers everything from the basics of color theory and beauty, to specialized skills such as airbrush, hair styling, character makeup, and special effects.  Because it is our most comprehensive program requiring
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Fashion Magazine Editorial Shoot

The Art of Makeup collaborated with fashion makeup artist Alma Cedillo for our first editorial fashion magazine photo shoot! Our current program students had the opportunity to experience working on location on a photo shoot for internationally distributed Vuez Magazine.  Because of Alma’s relationship with the magazine owner, every one of the students who participated
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Special Guest, Jeff Dawn

The Art of Makeup School had the great pleasure of welcoming Jeff Dawn, Academy Award Winner for Best Make-Up on Terminator 2. The 40 year makeup veteran who is currently on break after department heading Hawaii Five-0 for the last 9 years, shared his career with us. He also covered topics such as how to
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Safe at School During COVID-19

It may look like a scene from a post apocalyptic world, but it’s not. It is a world wide pandemic though, and just another day of school at The Art of Makeup.  Never would we have imagined that in our lifetime this scenario would be taken from Hollywood screens and replaced with real life. Welcome
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Summer Makeup Camp Instructors!

Summer Makeup Camp is only a week away, and we are so excited to tell you who’s teaching! All of the instructors at The Art of Makeup School are successful working free-lance makeup artists with impressive portfolios and years of experience, and this includes our Summer Makeup Camp too! Announcing our Summer Makeup Camp Instructors!
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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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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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A Day with the Queens

This month The Art of Makeup School was transformed! Yes, we regularly hold makeup workshops, but this was more than just a makeup lesson.  It was an experience and that was FOR SURE! Almost a year ago, three of us from The Art of Makeup went to Darcelle’s XV to see what all the fuss
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Announcing June 2019 Character & Special FX Guest Instructors

We are so incredibly excited to announce our guest instructors for this June’s upcoming Character & Special FX Makeup program,  Diane Trapp and Michael Peterson! This program is curated to meet top industry standards for film and television, using the latest technology, supplies, and skills currently used on award winning films and television shows.  This
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2 Different Horror Makeup Workshops!

    Halloween is slowly creeping around the bend and many horror fans are looking for a fun way to celebrate the season. Whether you’re a makeup novice, budding artist, or Halloween fanatic, The Art of Makeup is offering 2 fun and distinctly different makeup workshops to feed your horror hungry souls. Halloween Horror Makeup
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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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Announcing Instructor Todd Debreceni!

The Art of Makeup is thrilled to welcome internationally known and best selling author and makeup and special effects artist, Todd Debreceni of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics. He is at The Art of Makeup now currently teaching the Prosthetic Design, Fabrication & Application portion of our Character &
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Career Paths for Makeup School Graduates

    The opportunities are endless! A career in makeup is one of those unique industries where you can follow your passion and create your own path. It provides skills that can take you down many paths in your career if you choose.  The Art of Makeup graduates have achieved successful careers in so many
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