Scholar Program of Artistry

The Scholar Program of Artistry includes all courses in the Professional Program of Artistry and prepares the artist for more demanding makeup applications, such as television broadcast, theatre, avant-garde, fashion, and commercial shoots by focusing on HD techniques and including impactful, yet simple effects needed for various media.

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Type:

On Campus

Tuition:

$17,400

Hours:

364 hrs

Forum:

Full or Part-time

Become a Professional Makeup Artist in Media

Professional Makeup Career
in the Commercial Industry

Graduates of our makeup programs can explore job opportunities on commercial sets, theatrical productions, high fashion print work, films or even a beauty blogger.

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How do you become a sought
after professional makeup artist?

1. Apply

Fill out a
short application

2. Interview

Interview with a
Multimedia Makeup Academy
Representative

3. Get to know the Academy

Get to know why Multimedia Makeup Academy is the preferred makeup school for aspiring professional makeup artists

4. Get Accepted

Get accepted and obtain
the training to help you become a sought after makeup artist

Professional

This course begins online in an interactive training format designed to equip students with the fundamentals of artistry and provide feedback on execution before attending on-campus classes. Through a series of audio, text, video content and interactive tools, you will learn color theory, foundation matching, sanitation, tool selection and use, basic contour and highlight skills, and accurate placement for every facial feature.

Once online coursework is completed, student work is assessed by an instructor so that on the first day of on-campus class, students can begin practicing makeup application.

  • Makeup Essentials Online Course – 19.5hrs
  • Sanitation, Product & Tools, Kit Focus, Color Theory, Skin Prep & Set, General Facial Anatomy, Foundation Matching, Color Correction, Eye Components, Brow Application, Lash Application, Beauty Application, Facial Zones, Skin Types, Brow Correction, Shadow Placement for Eye Components, Lash Application for Eye Components, Color Harmony for a Full Application
  • Makeup Essentials Practical – 19.5hrs
  • Online course subjects; Practical training

Airbrush is a staple technique for any aspiring artist. This course teaches students the art of applying makeup without the use of brushes. Using the airbrush compressor, gun, and product, students learn to apply color correction, foundation, contour, highlight and blush.

  • Airbrush Fundamentals – 19.5hrs
  • Equipment Knowledge, Product Knowledge, Airbrush Techniques, Foundation Matching, Color Correction, Highlight & Contour, Full Application, Airbrush Maintenance

This course is designed to take beauty skills to the next level through training on advanced contouring techniques, mature and age-appropriate makeup, trending makeup styles and technique, creating custom foundations, and manipulating tools and textures to create glamorous makeup looks.

  • Advanced Artistry – 39hrs
  • Texture & Finishes, Advanced Product Knowledge & Specialty Tools, Smokey Eye Techniques, Advanced Eyeliner Techniques, Trending Makeup, Mature & Age Appropriate Applications, Foundation Building, Advanced Anatomy, Shading Techniques & Tools, Contour/Highlight with Powder & Creams, Nose Contour, Multiple Contouring Techniques: Reverse; Two-Tier; Trending; Corrective; and Transformative

This course incorporates all skills learned in every previous class, while challenging students to improve speed, ease of application, and creative ability to incorporate multiple techniques in one look and effectively execute looks in an ergonomic environment.

  • Comprehensive Beauty – 19.50hrs
  • This course incorporates all skills learned in MUE, ADVANCED ARTISTRY, and AIRBRUSH FUNDAMENTALS through demonstration and practical learning

This course provides students with a business start-up plan. Establishing your brand, website, mission, vision, marketing strategies and setting goals are all a part of how students will prepare for a successful career.

  • Business I Online Course – 19.50hrs
  • Complete Business Startup, Branding, Marketing, Mission & Vision Statements, Branding Your Business, Marketing Your Business, Taxes for Freelancers, Building a Website, Resumes & Job Hunting, Business Ethics, Intro to Rates, Developing a Portfolio & TFP Shoots, Setting Goals, Registering Your Business
  • Business I Practical – 19.5
  • Online Course Subjects; Practical Training

This course is designed to equip students with the skills to execute a variety of bridal looks for all styles and seasons, based on the client’s needs, and incorporating both airbrush and traditional techniques.

  • Bridal Media I  – 19.50hrs
  • English Rose Bridal Look, Beach Bronzed Bridal Look (Waterproof), South Asian Bridal (Modern & Traditional, Natural Bride, Creating A Professional Bridal Kit (Needs Vs. Wants), Destination Weddings, Traveling with Your Kit, Adjusting Looks for Drama (Bump-Ups), Lash Styles & How to Choose The Right Lash For Your Look

Students will learn pro products for bridal work, popular bridal looks, how to present themselves and communicate professionally, and how to create a customized look for each client.

  • Bridal Media – 19.50hrs
  • Classic Vintage Bride, Bridal Smoky, Romantic Smoky, Middle Eastern Bridal (Modern & Traditional), Lash Stacking, Reacting to Client Requests, Reacting to Client Feedback, Quick Fixes and Shortcuts, Product Substitutions, Setting Up Your Kit In Any Situation, Kit Intensive Review

This course is designed to help develop students into business professionals. Each class meeting students will engage in-class discussion, group activities and self-reflection. Students will learn how to start building a clientele, how to create a bridal menu of services, budgeting, and setting rates to insure bridal business success.

  • Business II – 19.50hrs
  • Consultations, Bridal Contracts, Creating Menu of Services, Creating Client Intake Forms, Client Communication Skills

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In this course, students will learn how to minimize texture from scarring and acne, how to cover vibrant colors for skin conditions like a port wine stain and vitiligo. In addition, they will learn tattoo cover-up and realistic camouflage for the high demands of HD.

  • Camouflage – 13hrs
  • Product Knowledge, Water Resistant vs Waterproof, Traditional Method, High Definition Technology & Products, Covering Vibrant Colors, Minimizing Texture, Realistic Camouflage, and HD Applications

Students will take a trip through history to learn about and execute looks from every decade ranging from the 1920s-1970s. Skills like brow blocking and HD makeup are essential for learning to create these classic looks for modern times.

  • Vintage Beauty – 19.50hrs
  • Era History 20s-70s, Era Icons, Era Appropriate Colors, Product Choices, Brow Correction, Lighting & Photography, Set Layout, 20s-70s Look Replications, Modern Interpretations, Brow Blocking, and HD Product Knowledge

Students will learn FX techniques that can be accomplished with out of the kit products enabling them to provide simple, yet effective looks for commercial and editorial shoots that hold up to the high demands of HD technology. Skills like bruising, minor wounds, minor old age, sickness and irritation are essential when working in the industry.

  • 2 Day Special FX – 13hrs
  • Bruises, Cuts, Scrapes, Minor Old Age, Chapped Lips, Exposure to the Elements

In this course students will be equipped with the knowledge to determine the differences between trade versus paid work, how to understand and negotiate commercial rates, learn photo-shoot etiquette in order to effectively work with talent, creative teams and high profile clients.

  • Business III – 19.50hrs
  • Commercial Rates, Negotiations, Studio Etiquette

This course is a compilation of skills needed to work on photo shoots, ad campaigns, bridal, commercial shoots and runway shows. Editorial, clean beauty and runway makeup skills are taught to equip students to meet the demands of an ever-changing part of the makeup industry. Men’s Grooming and women’s styling accompany the makeup technique taught to complete a comprehensive look. The final course project is a photo-shoot that incorporates all skills learned in the classroom.

  • Multimedia – 58.50hrs
  • Editorial Shoots, Clean Beauty Shoots, Runway, Men’s Grooming, Women’s Styling, Location Shoots, Androgyny, Beauty Stories, Mock Photoshoot

This course is designed to equip students with the creative knowledge to execute conceptual Avant Garde designs. Students will learn the difference between inspiration and imitation, the pioneers of Avant Garde looks, how to conceptualize their designs, and how to incorporate unusual products into their makeups while maintaining a high level of integrity.

  • Avant Garde – 19.5hrs
  • Innovative Product Usage, Design Elements, 3D Material Incorporation, Intro to Conceptual Imagery

OPTIONAL ADD-ON

Content Creator Certification

Certification Classes

This course is designed to equip students with the skills to execute quality photos for their makeup and special fx portfolio. While our programs primarily focus on the art of makeup and special fx, a key element to success is being able to showcase your work. In Intro to Photography, students will learn how to use the resources around them to create engaging, dynamic photos that will be perfect for their portfolios and social media. This course will include camera usage, editing workshops, and graphical best practices.

  • Photography + Editing – 19.5 hrs
  • Camera vs. Cell Phone, Point + Shoot vs. DSLR, Basic Lighting Styles, Manual Mode, Pro Mode Settings, Retouching, Lightroom, Photoshop, GIMPShop

This course is designed to equip students with the skills to execute quality video showcasing their makeup and special effects work. While our programs primarily focus on the art of makeup and special fx, a key element to success is being able to showcase your work. In Intro to Video + Editing, students will learn how to use the resources around them to create impressive videos suitable for websites and multiple social media platforms. This course will include camera usage, editing workshops, and graphical best practices.

  • Video + Editing – 19.5 hrs
  • Camera vs. Cell Phone, DSLR vs. Camcorders, Lighting for Video, Conceptualization, Adjusting Audio, Editing Basics, Premiere Pro, Premiere Rush, Video Phone Apps

This course is designed to equip students with the skills to execute quality photos for their makeup and special fx portfolios. While our programs primarily focus on the art of makeup and special fx, a key element to success is being able to showcase your work. With Social Media Marketing, students will combine skills learned in the previous classes to create Social Media posts and campaigns that can circumvent the necessity of going viral and instead, create a more polished, authentic social strategy.

  • Social Media Marketing – 19.5 hrs
  • SM Platforms Available, Profile DOs + DONTs, Content Creation, Brand Establishment, Social Media Failures, Measuring Analytics, Convert Goals to Sales, Handling negativity, Best Practices

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Once you complete your application, a Multimedia Makeup Academy representative will review your application and reach out to you for a virtual interview. Please note, your application will only be reviewed, as long as you have completed the form and submitted the $100 application fee. We are grateful for your interest and look forward to speaking with you soon.