Learn about the art of professional makeup from instructors who are knowledgeable, experienced makeup specialists. This program goes beyond the makeup basics taught in most cosmetology programs and delivers in-depth preparation for you to start a career as a makeup artist. From hands-on training in application techniques to consultation and development of a hard-copy makeup portfolio you’ll discover the skills you need to begin a career as a makeup artist in salons, spas, bridal, editorial, runway, film, and television.
Become a Certified Makeup Artist
During this 600 hour course, you will learn how to create period makeup from the 1800s to now using television and film character referencing and specialized techniques with a strong emphasis on high-definition detail for the camera. You will learn techniques in natural application, evening application, camouflage makeup, corrective makeup, character development, high-definition photography, editorial, glamour, bridal, and high-definition television, film, and theater makeup. You will also learn how to use and create special effects makeup for zombie, injuries, and everything black-and-blue!
Professional career development workshops are offered that include union requirements, film/television set etiquette, portfolio creation, resume writing, job searching, and interviewing skills.
We want you to be prepared. That’s why our Future Professionals receive their own professional kit packed with all the essentials—brushes, cleansers, lip and eye color pallettes, liners, blush, mascara, lash extensions, special effects makeup and more—so you’re ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.
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If interested in obtaining a license, students must meet the necessary requirements from the New Mexico Board of Licensing and Regulations in esthiology theory sciences, sanitation, and other topics which are offered.
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