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Fashion Makeup Artistry Virtual Certification Program – 53 Hours / 3-Weeks (Tue-Fri)

June 22-July 9, 2021

Become a Certified Makeup Artist with a Live Online Instructor!


The Art of Makeup School’s Fashion Makeup Artistry Certificate Program is now offered VIRTUALLY!  All classes, demonstrations, and lectures  are interactive and will be streaming live with an instructor.  All instructor’s are fashion industry experienced and professional working makeup and hair artists. We will be using the Zoom application. No pre-recorded videos will be shown as part of the program.  This program is only offered one time this June 22-July 9, 2021.

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 Career Marketing class 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. A Certificate of Completion is issued upon successful completion.

Other Included Courses:

Corrective Beauty

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, lash application, natural, classic and dramatic beauty applications using a variety of techniques, tools, and products. Sanitation, skin preparation and product knowledge is also thoroughly reviewed.

Fashion & Media Makeup

Makeup applications for advertising, editorial, sport, runway, fantasy, avant-garde, soft romantic 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, editorial body makeup, and creating a makeup design are covered.

Decade Makeup

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.

Hairstyling for Production & Media

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, and updos.

Program Schedule (June 22-July 9, 2021 ): 

Three 4-day weeks include:

  • Corrective Beauty
  • Fashion & Media Makeup
  • Decade Makeup
  • Hairstyling for Production & Media
  • Career Marketing


Each day begins at 10am Tuesday-Friday and finishes between 3pm & 4:30pm depending on the day. Daily schedules will be provided upon enrollment.

Selfies from previous virtual program


  • Certificate of Completion issued upon completion
  • Career Marketing course included
  • The Art of Makeup’s unique makeup manual will be provided
  • Eligibility for MAC and Urban Decay student and pro discount programs
  • Online Zoom meeting and preparatory info will be sent upon enrollment
  • No experience necessary to enroll in a program

* Kits needed:

* Supplies from our Beauty and Hair Styling can be ordered from The Art of Makeup and shipped to you if you are not local to the Portland, OR  area.  Please contact us for a list of suggested makeup supplies that will be needed or can be purchased from us to complete the program.

Complete Schedule & Program Hours


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