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Blush School of Makeup:
Situated close to the Bay in downtown San Francisco, Blush School of Makeup is state of the art makeup training institution that offers professional makeup artist classes ranging from highly-specialized Photography, Editorial, Wedding and Special-FX makeup classes, to a Full Master Makeup Artist course.

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Image of Makeup Classes in San Francisco, CAProfessional Makeup Artist Courses:
Blush is a private boutique Makeup Only school. Our classes are 7 - 8 students per start.

The Master Makeup Artist (720 hours)
- Duration: Day Schedule = Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 4pm for 21 wks  / Evening Schedule = Monday - Friday 4pm - 9:30pm for 26 wks.
The Master Makeup Artist class is specifically designed to take an individual with basic or no knowledge in makeup and teach them the inner workings of the industry and get them to a professional makeup artist level.

- Award Upon Completion: DIPLOMA In Makeup Artistry

Special Makeup FX (4 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 140 hours / Evening Schedule = 110 hours (20 School Days)
This course teaches the student how tPhoto of Makeup Classes in San Francisco, CAo skillfully create effects that can be used in motion pictures or photo shoots. It deals with simulating sickness, bruising, cuts, scars, bullet wounds and blood, freezing, aging, bald caps, the proper professional application of prosthetics, and facial hair.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

Wedding & Bridal Makeup (2 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 70 hours / Evening Schedule = 55 hours (10 School Days) 
The course includes teaching proper bridal consultations and how to build a bridal business, makeup for: classic brides, natural brides, modern brides and creative brides, how to cover a tattoo, and more.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

Airbrushing (2 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 70 hours / EveniPhotos of Blush School of Makeupng Schedule = 55 hours (10 School Days) 
This in-depth study of the art of airbrushing allows the student to become familiar with different airbrushing techniques and develop the skills needed to airbrush for both beauty and fantasy.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

HD Digital Media (2 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 70 hours / Evening Schedule = 55 hours (10 School Days)
The makeup artist will be highly skilled in adapting makeup application through the use of specific techniques and products to HD Cameras and other digital viewing environments.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

Editorial & Photography Makeup (2 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 70 hours / Evening Schedule = 55 hours (10 School Days)  
Ideal for makeup artists who desire to get formal training on how lighting conditions and different lenses dramatically affect the final outcome and coloring of our makeup.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

Fashion Runway (1 week)
Duration: Day Schedule = 35 hours / Evening Schedule = 27.5 hours (5 School Days) 
Ideal for the makeup artist who wants to thoroughly understand the inner workings of runway makeup.

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

Theatrical & Character (2 weeks)
Duration: Day Schedule = 70 hours / Evening schedule = 55 hours (10 School Days) 
Ideal for the makeup artist who wants to thoroughly understand the tips and techniques of stage makeup for face and body, beauty makeup for stage (musicians & show girls, etc)

- Award Upon Completion: CERTIFICATE

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MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print, Los Angeles
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Located in Hollywood, just north-west of Downtown Los Angeles, MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is the creation of world-renowned makeup artist and author Margaret Kimura. MKC Academy provides a unique experience for novices, students and professionals who want a makeup school to help them excel in in the beauty makeup industry, in Fashion, Film, Television, Runway and Print.

Known for excellence, MKC Academy, a State of California-approved institution, offers makeup courses in beauty, special FX makeup, fantasy, avante garde and airbrushing. MKC also offers a Hair Styling School with courses in celebrity and print hair styling for fashion, runway and television.

Ideally situated in the heart of the entertainment industry of Hollywood on Seneca Avenue (just off Glendale Boulevard and close to the Golden State Freeway), MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is just a short drive from Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Disney Studios and the world-famous Hollywood sign, and within easy reach of neighborhoods such as West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Oakwood, Burbank, Pasadena and Alhambra.
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California College of the Arts
Courses / Programs
California College of the Arts (CCA), founded in 1907, is the largest regionally accredited, independent school of art and design in the western United States. California College of the Arts is noted for the interdisciplinarity and breadth of its programs. We offer studies in 22 undergraduate and 11 graduate majors in the areas of Fine Arts, Architecture, Design, Writing, and more. CCA has two campuses in the San Francisco Bay Area, a global hub for technological and cultural innovation.

Our courses balance innovation with tradition and integrate theory with practice. Additionally, the college offers public adult and youth programs that are specifically geared toward professional and academic advancement.

The historic Oakland campus is a traditional college setting, spread over four acres in the picturesque Rockridge neighborhood. The San Francisco campus is located in Potrero Hill, near the design district, SOMA (the South of Market neighborhood).

Campuses combined, CCA currently enrolls 1,740 full-time students. The college prepares its students for lifelong creative work and service to their communities through a curriculum in fine art, architecture, design, and writing.
Undergraduate & Graduate Degree programs:

Undergraduate subject areas include:
- Animation
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- Fashion Design
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Media Arts
- Photography
- Writing and Literature

Graduate subject areas include:
- Architecture
- Curatorial Practice
- Design
- MBA in Design Strategy
- Fine Arts
- Visual & Critical Studies
- Writing
The Academy of Cosmetic Arts
Courses / Programs
Situated in San Jose, Santa Clara County in Northern California, The Academy of Cosmetic Arts Professional Makeup Artist School offers a specialized Cosmetic Arts Certificate program. Our training program is the first and only program of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern CA. The Academy of Cosmetic Arts provides students with the knowledge and advanced skills required for the transition from cosmetic or college level programs to professional organizations and careers.

Our resident makeup artist Rose Hill recognized a need for a program with hands-on experience. This successful program has proven to work in the areas of television, film, fashion shows, fashion print, theater and special effects.

We have received many awards from the community and media in recognition of service. Marketing the makeup artist is an important factor while learning the business aspects for success.

The curriculum is designed to give an intense study of each area of the profession, providing a range of makeup and fashion styling artistry from which to choose special areas of interest.
Cosmetic Arts Certificate Program offering 8 weekly, 3-hour workshops:

Curriculum includes:
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- Internships on independent & feature films offered upon availability with master classes in on-location work
Kisses 'N Makeup, Bay Area
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Based in Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay Area, Kisses 'N Makeup offers a 5-day make-up artist training program called "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques". This course takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville (between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland, CA), and is offered five times per year. Our course is designed to prepare the student for working in the TV/ Film, print, advertising, fashion and retail industries and a career as a professional makeup artist.

Our quality makeup workshops are divided into two sessions. The first session of the workshop is conducted with a lecture and demo of techniques. The second session consists of a hands-on session for students to apply what they have learned during the lecture and demo on a model. A completion certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.
5-Day Make-up Artist Training Program - "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques"

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AML Academy, Los Angeles County
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Conveniently located in the heart of Glendale CA, just 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, AML Academy is a quality make-up school that offers a wide range of professional make-up artistry courses including 'High Definition' specialities in beauty, fantasy, Avanti grade, and airbrushing. We also provide a range of hair styling courses in celebrity and print hair styling for bridal, fashion, runway and television.

Our founder, Alice Atakhanian, opened the doors of AML Academy to future artists, and has graduated over 50 students since it's opening in 2009. Her students learn all the secrets of make-up artistry and hair styling and she doesn't hold anything back from them.
Professional Make-Up & Hair Dressing Courses:

- 3 Week Make-up Course
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