Courses in Make-Up Artist

Taking a course can be a great way for students to explore new subjects in a formal educational setting. A course may be standalone or part of a larger degree program. What is a course in makeup artist? Makeup art is a type of creative process used to visually enhance the beauty of the human form. Typically, makeup is used on a person’s facial features, but makeup artistry can extend to full… Read more

Taking a course can be a great way for students to explore new subjects in a formal educational setting. A course may be standalone or part of a larger degree program.

What is a course in makeup artist? Makeup art is a type of creative process used to visually enhance the beauty of the human form. Typically, makeup is used on a person’s facial features, but makeup artistry can extend to full-body transformations. Courses in this field of study may cover the basics of makeup from a cosmetic or theatrical perspective while others may focus on forms such as special effects or character makeup.

Studying the art of makeup can prove highly beneficial for students. Makeup students tend to be more creative with a strong ability to communicate with others, and many employers desire these traits in employees. These students also regularly show impressive time-management skills.

Pursuing almost any type of formal education can cost money, but the cost of taking a course in makeup artist can vary depending on the institution offering it. Tuition can sometimes be paid with financial aid or scholarships to help offset the cost.

Makeup artists with formal education and experience can explore a wide range of career opportunities. Many students pursue careers as salon beauticians or even hair stylists with the proper certification. Theatrical or performance makeup careers are popular choices along with positions as celebrity makeup artists or special effects makeup artists. Students have even gone on to secure journalism positions writing for top beauty magazines or editing for popular fashion journals.

Many organizations and universities around the world offer courses in makeup art and related fields. These courses can often be taken locally during various terms year round. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

ICI’s beauty therapy and make-up course gives you exceptional training in all aspects relevant to make people be at their best. Developed by beauty experts and industry profes ... +

ICI’s beauty therapy and make-up course gives you exceptional training in all aspects relevant to make people be at their best. Developed by beauty experts and industry professionals, our course delivers the best-kept secrets and the most advanced techniques to give you the edge in beauty services. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

Want to learn the basic principles of make-up application? This short course teaches you about the different skin types, the most suitable foundation, the correct application ... +

Want to learn the basic principles of make-up application? This short course teaches you about the different skin types, the most suitable foundation, the correct application and position for blusher as well as two eye make-up techniques. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
Uptodate Fashion Academy
Milan, Italy

Make-up today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the makeup expresses the image of an individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion trends ... +

Make-up today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the makeup expresses the image of an individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion trends. -
Courses
Full-time
Campus
 
Beauty Schools Of America
Miami Beach, USA +5 More

The Makeup Artist Specialist program is designed to fully prepare the students with the skills and knowledge needed to work in salons, spas and major makeup companies. This co ... +

The Makeup Artist Specialist program is designed to fully prepare the students with the skills and knowledge needed to work in salons, spas and major makeup companies. This course will teach a strong foundation in the world of makeup artistry. Students will learn techniques to work in array of different venues, marketing skills to be successful in the makeup artistry specialist career. If you are looking for a complete course and makeup is your passion this is the right choice for you follow your dream today! -
Courses
Full-time
300 hours
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Of Course Learning
UK Online, United Kingdom +1 More

The world of makeup is vast and confusing, but it shouldn’t take years of training and a bottomless wallet to look amazing. This course will empower you to take control of the ... +

The world of makeup is vast and confusing, but it shouldn’t take years of training and a bottomless wallet to look amazing. This course will empower you to take control of the vast array of options out there, and look your best day in, day out! Learn how to build a makeup routine with Louise that fits with your busy lifestyle and doesn’t break the bank! Louise has spent years trawling YouTube and the web for the... -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
 
Somerset College
Taunton, United Kingdom

Want to be a professional make-up artist, working in places like English National Opera and West End theatres, or the BBC and ITV, and on major film productions with directors ... +

Want to be a professional make-up artist, working in places like English National Opera and West End theatres, or the BBC and ITV, and on major film productions with directors like Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton and Danny Boyle? -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
Campus
 
Beauty Schools Of America
Miami Beach, USA +5 More

The Comprehensive Facial and Makeup program is designed for students to achieve the highest quality skills in the field of Skin Care and the creative techniques that are deman ... +

The Comprehensive Facial and Makeup program is designed for students to achieve the highest quality skills in the field of Skin Care and the creative techniques that are demanded of today’s Makeup Artists. This course combines two disciplines to equip students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to work in a wide range of capacities throughout the beauty and health industry. -
Courses
Full-time
900 hours
English
Campus
 
Beauty Schools Of America
Miami Beach, USA +5 More

The Makeup Artist and Skin Care program is designed to teach the skills and knowledge required of makeup technicians in spas, salons, and as representatives of major makeup co ... +

The Makeup Artist and Skin Care program is designed to teach the skills and knowledge required of makeup technicians in spas, salons, and as representatives of major makeup companies. Students learn to perform complete facials and skin treatments, as well as the basics of traditional and artistic makeup. The course teaches techniques and resources to use in order to meet client needs for specific care. -
Courses
Full-time
300 hours
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Uptodate Fashion Academy
Milan, Italy

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge. This will guide them through the preparation of their make-up ... +

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge. This will guide them through the preparation of their make-up portfolio for presentation to agencies and publishers. -
Courses
Full-time
Campus
 

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