Make-up Designory (MUD)

About Us
Make-up Designory (MUD) provides an exciting education in make-up artistry for both the novice and the experienced artist. Founded over 15 years ago by accomplished professional make-up artisans, MUD creates a rigorous academic environment that also fosters creativity and experimentation.  Today students from around the world attend courses at their two thriving campuses in Los Angeles and New York.

Students applying make-upAll courses offered in the curriculum are taught by experienced, professional artisans, who are state-certified instructors. MUD curriculum provides students with practical, real world skills in the necessary academic format needed to maximize the learning process.

When you’re serious about providing a quality education, the beauty is in the details.  Both campuses are licensed by their specific state. In 2003 the LA campus was accredited, and honored as a distinguished school by the Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The LA campus has also been recognized as the ACCSC’s School of Merit, while the NY campus earned the School of Distinction Award. 
Versatile Skills
Our programs and courses are designed to teach a wide range of practical and specialized skills, including make-up artistry and hairstyling, as well as character make-up and special make-up effects.  We review and update our curricula on a regular basis, to make sure students are learning the latest techniques. 
Mask Making
Courses offered both in Los Angeles and New York are:

Fashion Make-up Artistry
Multimedia Make-up Artistry
Master Make-up Artistry
Film and Television Make-up Artistry
Housing Available
Our bi-coastal campuses are located at the epicenters of the entertainment, fashion and cosmetics industries. The MUD LA campus maintains safe and affordable housing for international students at the Avalon Burbank Apartments, located across the street from the facility.  The furnished student dorm-style apartments include elegant floor plans and amenities to make students feel right at home. Combine that with its excellent location and you get a truly great living experience.
International Students
Make-up Designory is proud to welcome international students.  As make-up artistry is a visual art, there is no level of English language proficiency required.  MUD is authorized to issue I-20 documentation for M-1 visas for students who are enrolled at the school.  The school's I-20 document is only valid for an M-1 visa, and can only be provided for the period of time during which the student is registered at MUD. 

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Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • Diploma
    • Film and Television Make-up Artistry
    • 12 Weeks
    • Los Angeles
    • Diploma
    • Multimedia Make-up Artistry
    • 18 Weeks
    • Los Angeles
    • Diploma
    • Fashion Make-up Artistry
    • 12 Weeks
    • Los Angeles
    • Diploma
    • Master Make-up Artistry
    • 24 Weeks
    • Los Angeles

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