Profesional Makeup Courses and Classes - Art of Makeup School

Individual Courses

Course Highlights

  • Each Course available for individual enrollment
  • Each Course includes high res studio pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Certificate of Training issued upon completion of a course

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Corrective Beauty

Corrective Beauty – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary.

The knowledge of corrective beauty techniques is required of all makeup artists, whether pursuing film, television, photo shoots, runway, theater, media, special events, or special fx makeup. 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, natural, classic and dramatic beauty applications using a variety of techniques, tools, and products. Sanitation, skin preparation and product knowledge is also thoroughly reviewed.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Jan 2-5 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri / closed New Years)
March 3-7 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 7-10 Day Schedule
May 19-20 ROGUE RIVER EVENT (2-Days)
Sept 4-7 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri / closed Labor Day)
Sept 8-12 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Jan 2-5 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“I feel that I have been well prepared and have a leg up. Thank you for everything you taught us, and teaching us to be prepared for ANYTHING!”
~Harmony R.

Fashion Media Makeup

Fashion & Media Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Makeup artists love color, and this class is all about using it. Fashion makeup ventures into creating color combinations in makeup, and this class challenges students to realize their full creative potential. Makeup applications for advertising, editorial, sport, runway, fantasy, avant-garde, and bridal 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, fashion and bridal body makeup, lash application, and creating a makeup design are covered, as well as how to prepare for a bridal consultation, bridal makeup documentation, using durable products, what to expect and how to prepare yourself and your bride for the wedding day, and what to charge. Invoicing, contracts, and self promotion will be covered in the Career Marketing class (included when taking a Certificate Program). The bridal marketing information is available for students taking Fashion & Bridal Makeup as an individual course.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Jan 8-11 Day Schedule
March 10-14 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 14-17 Day Schedule
Sept 10-13 Day Schedule
Sept 15-19 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Jan 14-17 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“Absolutely love this school, took 2 classes in 2014 and I'm excited to be coming back in the spring of 2016 to get my entire certificate, I've learned so much from only taking 2 classes it's a great school”
- Meghan V.

Decade Makeup

Decade Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Fashion repeats itself which is why knowledge of decade makeup is a must for every makeup artist. Decade makeup can be applied to TV, film, fashion, theater, and even bridal makeup looks. Topics covered: 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.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Jan 15-18 Day Schedule
March 17-21 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 21-24 Day Schedule
Sept 17-20 Day Schedule
Sept 22-26 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Jan 21-24 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“Wonderful school with wonderful mentors ♡ would recommend to anyone looking for a great makeup school with some variety and spunk” - Kelsea S.

Hair Styling for Makeup Artists

Hair Styling for Production & Media – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

Many photo shoots and productions include expectations of both makeup and hair styling services. 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, current trends in editorial styles, avant-garde styles, updos, pin curls, men’s grooming, and decade styles from the 20’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Products for men and women are reviewed, as well as work expectations and requirements on set or on location in a professional setting.

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2018 Schedule:

Jan 22-25 Day Schedule
March 24-28 Weekend/Evening Schedule
May 29-June 1 Day Schedule (Tue-Fri closed Memorial Day)
Sept 24-27 Day Schedule
Sept 29-Oct 3 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Jan 28-31 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“Thank you for sharing your joy, passion, heart, knowledge, and experience with us. I couldn't of asked for a better teacher. It has been a pleasure to learn from you. I am so grateful for you Celena!!”
~Chloe M.

Airbrush Makeup

Airbrush Makeup – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

24 clock hours for Certificate Program Students
As an individual course the first half: Beginning/Beauty Airbrush I (12 clock hours) and the second half: Face & Body Painting Airbrush II (12 clock hours) can be taken separately or together as the full 24 clock hour Course. Select preferred airbrush option on Application Form.

Airbrush makeup is in demand now more than ever. Brides request airbrush makeup for its long lasting, durable, and water resistant flawless finish. Many studios and actors require makeup artists to use only airbrush makeup for their foundation application, because of current HD technology. Some studios won’t even hire makeup artists without this important skill and equipment. Airbrush is a requirement for special fx artists who use the airbrush gun to create fx they can’t get otherwise. Airbrush makeup is the quickest solution for body makeup and flawless coverage used on brides, models or actors to create the illusion of tan skin, or in fashion shows, print, or theater, to create either a fantasy makeup look or a character. Nothing covers tattoos better than airbrush makeup. Topics covered: Care and cleaning of airbrush gun and compressor, assembly and disassembly of the airbrush gun, troubleshooting, basic beauty application including foundation, eyebrows, blush, highlight and contour, body makeup, fantasy, creating and using stencils, covering tattoos, bruises, scars and stretch marks, and insider tricks to using the airbrush and airbrush makeup.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Jan 29-Feb 1 Day Schedule
March 30-31 & April 2-5 Weekend/Evening Schedule (closed Easter Sunday)
June 4-7 Day Schedule
Oct 1-4 Day Schedule
Oct 6-10 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Feb 4-7 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“Oh my gosh, I don't even know what to say. This school is so amazing. I've learned so much and already made great friends. I look forward to school each morning. I am so thankful for all the Celena has done” - Hanna G.

Special Effects Makeup

Out of the Kit FX (Special Effects Makeup) – 24 clock hours

No experience necessary

Knowledge of basic special fx skills are required of every makeup artist working in film and television. These techniques are also used on stage, in commercials, haunted houses and photo shoots. This class is also perfect for moulage makeup training, the art of applying mock injuries for the purpose of training Emergency Response Teams and other medical and military personnel. This class covers those special fx makeup techniques that you can create right out of your kit. Effects covered include: bruises, cuts, wounds, scars, bullet holes, burns, sickness, dirt and grime, tattoos, application and removal of small prosthetics, healing progression of wounds, continuity and consistent placement of wounds. No lab skills needed for these out of your kit special techniques.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Feb 5-8 Day Schedule
April 7-11 Weekend/Evening Schedule
June 11-14 Day Schedule
Oct 8-11 Day Schedule
Oct 13-17 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Feb 11-14 Day Schedule
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“This school has taught me the tricks and trades of becoming a clean and professional makeup artist with a warm and inviting vibe. Everyone has been friendly and kind and Celena has been an inspiration to work with." - Megan B.

Film, Television Stage Makeup

Film, Television & Stage Makeup – 24 clock hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Makeup is not only used to correct imperfections and enhance beauty, but makeup is an essential tool to developing a character. Directors, producers, writers and actors rely heavily on makeup artists to collaborate in their story making process. Students learn how to create a character, work under a strict time restraint, men’s grooming, and beauty and makeup for the stage. Students also learn about HD makeup, script breakdown, continuity documentation, set etiquette and rules, unions, crew departments, and film and television makeup products used on and off set.

Kit needed:

2018 Schedule:

Feb 12-15 Day Schedule
April 14-18 Weekend/Evening Schedule
June 18-21 Day Schedule
Oct 15-18 Day Schedule
Oct 20-24 Weekend/Evening Schedule

2019 Schedule:

Feb 18-21 Day Schedule
More dates TBA


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“Loved it!!!! Great experience and training from the best!!! Looking forward to hopefully more classes soon.” - Sarah B.

Career Marketing

Career Marketing – 3 clock hours

Available to Certificate Program students only

Students will learn marketing techniques, social media trends, resources, best business practices, etiquette, rates, invoicing, and other useful tips to begin a career as a free-lance makeup artist.

2018 Schedule:

Jan 30-Feb 1 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
March 23 (Fri) W/E Sched. Students 6:30p-9:30p
June 5-7 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
Oct 2-4 Day Sched. Students 5p-6p
Oct 11 (Thurs) W/E Sched. Students 6:30p-9:30p

2019 Schedule:

More dates TBA

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Fashion Photo Shoot Day

Fashion Photo Shoot Day – 4 clock hours

Available to Certificate Program students only

Students participate in a photo shoot that simulates a real working environment with a professional fashion photographer and model. Students get a chance to use creativity and skills learned in class to apply makeup and style hair. Photos are shot in our portrait studio and/or outdoors throughout our historic and striking location. Students choose five photographs to keep for personal and career building use. All selected images are professionally retouched. Dates and model assignments TBA.

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