- Type: Diploma
- Location: Los Angeles
- Duration: 12 Weeks
- Deadline: Various
Tuition: $9,240.00 /Make-up Kits & Materials: $2,850.00/STRF Assessment: $6.00
Total (including $100 application fee): $12,196.00
This program combines Beauty 101 and Special Make-Up Effects 201. Techniques are first demonstrated through live, interactive presentations. Students are then asked to practice under the guidance of the course instructor. This program is reviewed semiannually by our Program Advisory Committee, to ensure that the techniques and materials being covered are representative of professional standards. Upon successful completion, this program is designed to prepare the student to work as an entry-level make-up artist. Fields requiring make-up artists with this type of training include, but are not limited to: entertainment, theatrical, retail, bridal, special make-up effects, society, salon/spa, fashion, and special events. Additionally, this program can be taken by individuals in related fields who are seeking professional enhancement in their chosen area of employment.
This program consists of the following courses:
BEAUTY 101: FUNDAMENTALS OF BEAUTY MAKE-UP
210 clock hours
Mastering the art of beauty make-up is an essential skill for any make-up artist, no matter what medium or industry he or she chooses. This course is designed to emphasize the skills and attention to detail required for beauty make-up application for film, high- definition television, print photography, advertising, and retail cosmetics. Students will learn facial contouring using highlights and shadows, correction and concealing techniques, base matching, eye and lip treatments, airbrush techniques, and the proper use of powder and cheek color. As part of this course, students will be required to complete projects that range from natural make-up to avant-garde looks.
SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS 201: CHARACTER MAKE-UP ARTISTRY
210 clock hours
This course focuses on character development, with an emphasis on the fundamental elements of prosthetic application and special make-up effects. Students will learn the techniques of professional make-up artists and will gain familiarity with traditional make- up, as well as new materials and tools. Students will also learn a variety of special make- up effects skills, including the creation of simulated injuries and age make-ups and the application of effects like bald caps and facial hair. At the end of this course students will design and create a character, which will be captured in a photo shoot.
This program meeting Monday through Friday and consists of 420 clock hours. Day sessions are 12 weeks long, and are between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm.
Maximum class size: 22 students
Apr 3 – Jun 27
Apr 25 – Jul 22
May 16 – Aug 12
Jun 7 – Sep 3
Jun 28 – Sep 24
Jul 23 – Oct 15
Aug 13 – Nov 6
Sep 4 – Nov 27
Sep 25 – Dec 20
Oct 16 – Jan 27, 2014
Nov 7 – Feb 18, 2014
Dec 2 – Mar 11, 2014