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Workshops & Specialty Classes

Workshops & Specialty Classes are available for individual enrollment and easy to enroll in. All ages accepted and experience is not necessary. Training certificates are issued upon completion. Click on the course image below to learn more:​



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Bridal Makeup Marketing Class


Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

The Art of Makeup is excited to announce a new ONE DAY workshop!

Bridal Makeup & Marketing will help you learn how to start your own bridal makeup artistry career.
The bridal industry gives makeup artists the opportunity to have a long lasting, lucrative, and exciting career working at beautiful locations, sometimes worldwide! The bridal industry provides the opportunity for makeup artists to make a living no matter where they live. Learn how to achieve the most popular bridal looks while learning the most effective marketing strategies, job resources, contracts, and rate negotiation. Build your kit with the best bridal makeup products, and learn what to give brides in their wedding day emergency kits. To take your bridal makeup career to its full potential, also check out our Airbrush Makeup Course !
Bridal Makeup & Marketing on SEPTEMBER 15th is taught by Christina Braun from Eye Shine Beauty, one of the top Bridal Makeup Artists in Oregon.  You can read her full profile on our blog here.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing
  • Sanitation
  • Product knowledge
  • Skin tone matching
  • Creating flawless and glowing skin
  • Highlight and contour
  • Lash application
  • Classic bridal look
  • Vintage bridal look
  • Professional etiquette
  • Understanding lighting
  • Bridal consultations
  • Makeup documentation
  • Rate negotiation and packages
  • Assisting
  • Knowing your market and your worth
  • Branding yourself
  • Website and social media
  • Creating a network with bridal vendors
  • Advertising
  • TFP (Trade For Prints)
  • Contracts and deposits
  • Tax deductions
  • Liability Insurance
  • Hiring Assistants
  • Getting reviews
  • Stocking your bridal makeup kit
  • Creating a Bridal touch-up kit
  • Creating a durable makeup look for camera and in person

Prerequisite: This course is offered to Oregon cosmetologists, estheticians, cosmo or esthi students, or out of state residents. An esthetic license is required to do bridal makeup in Oregon.

Kit needed: Students are required to have their own supplies for in-class use. Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies recommended for this class. We also have supplies available for purchase. If you would like to purchase anything from us or have any questions please let us know.
Previous AoM program graduates will likely already have all or most of the supplies needed.


Bridal Makeup & Marketing w/ Christina Braun Sept 15, 2019 (Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm)

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Second Week Just added!  Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Custom Kit included with tuition.


The Art of Makeup’s Summer Makeup Camp is the perfect and low-priced introductory program for those considering makeup artistry as a career or simply to enhance your current skill level. Each of the 4 days is a sampling from 4 of the courses included in the The Master Class Certificate Programs. Each day includes a lecture, demonstration, and hands on application. A Certificate of Training and photos of your work will be provided.

Our hand selected custom kit specifically designed for this program includes some of the same items from our Professional Beauty Makeup Artistry and Out of the Kit FX Kits. Please contact us us for a full list of included items. Supplies can be credited towards kits of future program enrollments.

Topics covered include:

Day 1 Corrective Beauty: Color theory, skin tone matching, highlighting and contouring, and corrective techniques

Day 2 Fashion Makeup: Editorial smoky eyes, perfecting the perfect line in fashion and beauty makeup on eyes, brows and lips

Day 3 Special FX Makeup: Create bruises, cuts, and wounds using a variety of makeup mediums

Day 4 Film & TV Makeup: Using makeup for character development, career genres in makeup artistry

Summer Makeup Camp is for recreational purposes.


  • Summer Makeup Camp Kit
  • In lieu of purchasing the SMC kit you have the option to use in-house supplies and tools for $60


July 8-11, 2019 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm (WAITING LIST)
July 22-25, 2019 Mon-Thur 10:00am-4:00pm

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Art of Makeup’s Summer Makeup Camp Featured on Fox

Zombie Night

ZOMBIE NIGHT! Makeup After Dark

Open to all ages! – Space is limited


The demonstration, techniques, and supplies needed to create Voodoo Zombies and Walking Dead Zombies using 2 dimensional painting skills and 3 dimensional professional prosthetic makeup applications.

What’s Included:

  • Late night indoor/outdoor photo shoot with photographer (rain or moonshine!)
  • All makeup supplies included for in class use
  • Full res digital image files from the photo shoot

Here’s what you need: A model! Everything else is included. FX makeup and products will be available for purchase but not necessary.


Sept 7, 2019 Sat 1pm-9pm

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Halloween Horror Makeup

Halloween Horror Makeup!

Halloween Horror Makeup class and photo shoot in the woods!

Open to all ages! – Space is limited


Halloween is coming and we’ve got just the class for you!

Instructor Linda Wong will teach several techniques for creating a variety of creepy, spooky, and haunted house horror makeup looks just in time for Halloween. Face painting and 2-dimensional techniques will be included for an inexpensive, yet convincing look to scare all! Each student will get to practice 2 looks on their model. The 2nd look will be photographed in the nearby woods.  No experience necessary. All supplies and digital photo copies of your work included.

Students must bring their own model to practice on. Model needed from 11am – 6pm. There will be a 45 min. lunch break. Fridge and microwave available. Please bring lunch and a water bottle.


Sept 28, 2019 Sat 10am-6pm

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Airbrush Beauty Makeup


Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – No prerequisites 


Become a Certified Temptu airbrush artist!
Learn how to use an airbrush with either Temptu’s traditional airbrush gun and compressor or Temptu’s new Airpod system. Whichever system you choose, you will learn how to use and clean your airbrush, and create a flawless, long lasting, and water-resistant makeup application. Airbrush makeup is often requested by brides, for covering tattoos, tanning skin, and body painting, and is often required for film and television makeup and special effects.
First time offering this one day workshop!This class can be used toward completion of OR esthetic continuing education hours

Supplies needed: Airbrush System (we use both the Temptu compressor and Air pod systems in class. Contact us for more details or to place an order in advance of the class.  Supplies are limited.


Airbrush Beauty Makeup w/Linda Wong Sept 14, 2019 (Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm)

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Advanced Bridal Hairstyling


Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

Learn How to Start Your Own Bridal Makeup Artistry Career!


This course focuses on advanced techniques in bridal hairstyling. Many cosmetologists maintain expert knowledge and skill in cutting and coloring, but lack the knowledge, techniques and confidence needed to pursue a career in bridal hairstyling. The main focus of this class is to expand on hair styling techniques taught in cosmetology school, and take students to the next level of expertise in bridal hair styles, maximizing skills needed to become a top sought after hair stylist in the bridal industry.

Advanced Bridal Hair includes:

  • Half up curled style
  • Braided Styles (french braid, dutch braid, waterfall braid, 4-strand)
  • The Bridesmaid Up do (a quick sectioning method for a beautiful “messy bun” – cuts down on time)
  • Chignon and French Twist Bridal styles
  • Vintage Bride (victory rolls, structured curls)

Kit needed: Hair Styling Kit
Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies needed for this class – available from us or use your own! (previous AoM program graduates will likely already have most of the supplies needed).



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UV Body Painting Class


Open to all ages! – Space is limited


Demonstration, hand painting techniques, and supplies needed to body paint using UV blacklight glowpaint.

What’s included:

All makeup supplies included for in class use

Photo shoot under blacklights with a professional photographer

Full res digital image files from the photo shoot

What you need: A model, painting brushes if you have them. Everything else is included.

Instructor Linda Wong is a Chicago originated makeup artist, now living in Portland. She worked as the head of the Makeup department for Chicago’s House of Torment, applying haunted house makeup and training her artist team. She also worked for Chicago’s 13th Floor Entertainment Group. Linda specializes in Body Painting, Airbrush and Special FX Makeup.



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Drag King Makeup


Open to all ages! – Space is limited – All Supplies included


Tips, tricks, and demonstration of the art of drag KING makeup transformation.

Learn the art of realistic transformation! This class includes skills in makeup and hair application. Course will include restructuring the face by retexturing the skin, altering the face and features with proper use of highlight and contour, and application and removal of realistic facial hair. Hair application will include a moustache, beard, and 3 dimensional facial stubble with some freedom to create your own hair design. All skills useful for pro stage, film & TV production character makeup.

Eligible for AofM Certificate Program graduate discount.

What’s included:

  • Photo shoot
  • Full res digital image files from the photo shoot
  • Supplies

What to bring:

A model

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