Make-Up Artist School in Los Angeles, California

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EI School of Professional Makeup, Los Angeles:
Located in the heart of Hollywood near Hollywood/Highland underground station in Los Angelses, CA, Elegance International School of Professional Makeup is the first Hollywood makeup school to make its mark in the highly creative and imaginative world of special effects and prosthetic makeup. Fully devoted to train the budding artists, this finest Hollywood makeup school provides a comprehensive hands-on education in all areas of professional makeup. Its makeup classes are tailored to suit all categories of serious students who wish to develop a career in this area. The institute offers three basic programs of study in Artistry of Makeup, Special Effects and Studio Makeup Artist. We also offer Master Classes covering subjects such as hair arranging and wig styling, advanced tech lab and many others. Elegance International is an ACCSCT (The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology) member.

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EI offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in all areas of professional makeup. If you’re serious about your education and your career, contact us to see what EI has to offer you.


Photo of Make-Up Artist School in Los Angeles, CaliforniaOur distinct programs of study that are taught by qualified instructors who are working professionals within all realms of makeup.

Professional Makeup Classes and Workshops. Our Basic Programs consist of Artistry of Makeup; Special Effects and Studio Makeup Artist Program. We also offer Master Classes covering subjects such as hair arranging and wig styling, advanced tech lab, tattoos for film, airbrushing, refresher class, face and body painting and mask making. We welcome international students, can issue I-20 student visas to qualified candidates and help with visa formalities, accommodation and job prospects.

Elegance International is an ACCSCT (The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology) member. We are also a member of Better Business Bureau, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs (NASFA).

Student Services:

EI’s student services include a full-fledged library, helping international students on I-20 and visa formalities, finding careers and providing housing facilities.

International Students:

EI is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. International Students must first obtain a student visa from their local U.S. Embassy or Consulate. We are approved to issue I-20 student visas to qualified candidates.

The Library:

Located just behind the lobby, the EI library houses over 1000 volumes of books, hundreds of magazines, and photo collections of specialty makeup. All of this in an effort to provide students with the opportunity to conduct research. This research is necessary for projects required for class, and students are welcomed to the library during supervised class time, and in hours posted on the library door.

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Address: Hollywood, 1622 N. Highland Ave,, Los Angeles, California , USA
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Courses / Programs
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MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Our students gain the education & skill that it takes to become a successful Makeup Artist for Film/TV (Including HD), Bridal, Runway, Editorial & Commercial Print. Students learn specific techniques & proper makeup application for every skin type & for every ethnicity.

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We’re proud to develop true artists with great skills & magnificent craftsmanship. Here at AAF Academy, we are committed to each & every student as we give personal attention while providing hands-on training. We take extreme pride in our educational program.
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Updated: 2015-10-15
Updated: 2015-10-15