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SFAI - San Francisco Art Institute:
Located on Russian Hill overlooking beautiful San Francisco Bay, the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is an accredited art school that offers a wide-range of Certificate, Diploma, and Degree programs in art & design fields that include Animation, Art History, Fine Arts, Photography, and more. We provide a variety of undergraduate and graduate options for students from our fully equipped facilities and state-of-the-art technology resources on campus. SFAI emphasizes vision, imagination, intellectual development, hands-on experience, and engagement with the world.

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Why Study at SFAI?


- State-of-the-Art Campus Facilities
Our historic Chestnut Street campus, located in Russian Hill, serves both undergraduates and graduates with fully equipped facilities and state-of-the-art technology resources, a library, galleries, a lecture hall, and a courtyard café boasting one of the best views in San Francisco.

- Experienced Faculty
The faculty encourage students to be self-motivated and self-directed, and provide guidance and support. Artistic, personal, and intellectual development is fused so that the process of making work is a life-enriching experience and prepares students for a creative life.

- Innovative Education
As an institution we continue to be innovators in the field of education. Our new Centers for Interdisciplinary Learning (Art+Science, Media Culture, Public Practice, and Word, Text) provide the framework for cross-disciplinary study, combining studio, liberal arts and art history.

- International Outlook
At SFAI, we are committed to helping international students access additional resources in order to fulfill your dream of attending SFAI. Ninety percent of our alumni who participated in a 2003 survey are either exhibiting artists or are still making art; 62% have gone on to receive their MFAs.

Certificate, Bachelor & Master Degree Programs:

Photo of Arts Degree Courses in San Francisco, California- Bachelor / Master of Fine Arts (BFA/MFA) Programs
- Master of Arts Degrees
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs
- Pre-College Summer Programs
- Summer MFA Program

Course categories include:
- Fine Arts
- Digital Design
- Film/Video
- Animation
- PrintMaking
- Art History
- Computer Art/Design
- Photography
- Sculpture
- Studio Art, and more...

Prestigious School of Higher Education in Comtemporary Art:
Founded in 1871, the San Francisco Art Institute is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious schools of higher education in contemporary art. We boast an illustrious list of faculty and alumni in all areas of focus. Most importantly, we have consistently held fast to a core philosophy of fostering creativity and critical thinking in an open, experimental, and interdisciplinary environment. At SFAI, we educate artists who will become the creative leaders of their generation.

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Cosmo Beauty Academy, Sacramento
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Cosmo Beauty Academy is a vocational beauty school in Sacramento CA that specializes in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Manicuring certificate programs. We are a comprehensive, high tech institute that offers state-of-the-art equipment and experienced staff for future professionals in the field of beauty treatment. Our quality programs feature hands-on training as well as field experience in salons for exposure to the actual profession and opportunistic future employers.

Cosmetology is one of the most creative, exciting, and rewarding careers available today. Cosmetology lets you become a working professional and begin earning money quickly. As a full time student, you’ll be able to complete your cosmetology education and be well on your way to a wonderful career in less than a year.

As a graduate of Cosmo Beauty Academy, you have opportunities to choose from a vast number of career options. Cosmo Beauty Academy is accredited through the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences.
Quality Cosmetology / Beauty Treatment Training Programs:

- Cosmetology (1600 hour course)
- Esthetics (600 hour course)
- Manicuring (400 hour course)

All programs follow the criteria set forth by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.
Lankershim Arts Center, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
The Lankershim Arts Center is an all-inclusive arts facility located in the heart of North Hollywood in the NoHo Arts District of Los Angeles. For the past 10 years, the Center has been operated by The Other Side of the Hill Productions, Inc., a registered not-for-profit company, providing quality theatre, fine art and various arts programs including acting classes for adults and kids.

The Center is home to the award-winning Road Theatre Company, NoHo Gallery LA and many arts programs geared to the growing NoHo arts community. Built circa 1939 as a Department of Water & Power Building, the Lankershim Arts Center was renovated and transformed into an arts center by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Los Angeles. It is now a registered cultural landmark.
Theatre Program; Fine Art Programs; Various Arts Programs. Weekend & Evening classes include Developing a Script in Progress; Vocal Coaching and Marketing for Your Professional Career; The Brass Tacks of Acting.
Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Located in Beverly Hills, Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles is one of the most sought-after makeup training facilities in the world.

Taught by celebrity make-up artist, Kimberley Bosso, our unique make-up training programs are offered to novices, aspiring make up artists and professionals.

We provide affordable 6-day and 4-day Intensive Make-up Training Courses with a professional certificate awarded on completion, which will prepare you for a successful career in the make-up industry.

There are ONLY a maximum of 4 students per course to ensure the utmost meticulous attention and makeup education.

We also offer a 1-day intensive course for the novice or professional makeup artist wanting to learn basic to advanced techniques, or wanting to refresh their existing makeup skills. Students come from all over the U.S. as well as from as far as Australia and Dubai.

An industry established make-up artist since 1997, Kimberley Bosso trained and received her professional makeup artist certificate in Los Angeles, and took her training and research further, studying in Paris learning airbrush and working throughout Europe backstage with top designers for runway shows, as well as visionary photographers on ad campaigns.

Student Testimonial:
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4-Day & 6-Day Intensive Professional Make-up Artist Certification Programs:
- Traditional and Airbrush Make-up
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- 6-Day program also includes Red Carpet Makeup and Fashion Week with extensive airbrushing

1-Day Intensive Make-up Artist Course:
For beginners or those looking to sharpen existent makeup skills.

Private Make-up Classes:
1-hour & 2-hour
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - Onsite & Online
Courses / Programs
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• In each city, our spray tanning training takes place in a leading hotel.

• We also offer convenient, short and comprehensive online spray tan certification programs to beauty professionals and complete beginners based in California and nationwide.

• On completion of your course, you receive a Certificate.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, want to host mobile spray tan parties, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.

• We offer in-class spray tan training in a host of other venues throughout the U.S. & Canada, including Las Vegas & Reno NV, NYC, Boston MA, Houston & Dallas TX.

Student Review:
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Onsite Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace
MicMakeupSchool
Courses / Programs
MicMakeupSchool is a world-renowned traveling makeup school that offers one-day professional make-up artist training and certification programs in a range of cities throughout the United States. We offer our make-up classes in San Diego, CA; Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA; Seattle, WA; Miami, FL and Washington DC among many others. Our makeup programs are only offered in each city four times a year so early booking is essential.

Our make-up programs are taught by a renowned LA makeup artist and cater for all skill levels - from beginner to advanced. Every class is hands-on and has a maximum number of 18 students. This creates an environment where each student has easy access to the instructor to ask questions or review their makeup techniques. Upon completion of the course curriculum, students will receive a Certificate representing achievement in Elite Makeup Artistry.

A career as a professional makeup artist is an exciting choice. The fashion and entertainment industries offer several opportunities for well-trained makeup artists. This short make-up courses are ideal for the working individual who wants to start their career as a makeup artist in the shortest amount of time.
1 Day Make-up Artist Certification Programs:

- Makeup Principles Certification
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- HD Red Carpet Makeup Certification
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Classes consists of lecture - demo - application for each section.
The International Academy of Film and Television
Courses / Programs
With 4 exotic campuses located across the world (Los Angeles, Miami, Hong Kong, and the Philippines), the International Academy of Film and Television (IAFT) is unique – a truly global film school for filmmakers who want the complete path to success. Our LA campus in Burbank provides a range of Certificate & Diploma programs in Filmmaking, Performing Arts, and Digital Animation, as well as filmmaking & movie workshops. IAFT Los Angeles is approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education in California.

IAFT offers elite film school instruction for aspiring film entrepreneurs at a fraction of the cost – delivering unmatched excellence and value. Smaller class sizes means you have more one-on-one attention from your mentors and instructors. We are a boutique film school, for serious artists who want to learn how to create, not socialize in class.
Filmmaking Certificate & Diploma Programs:
- Certificate Program in Filmmaking
- Diploma Program In Filmmaking
- Certificate Program in Performing Arts / Acting
- Diploma Program in Performing Arts / Acting
- Certificate Program in Digital Animation (CPDA)
- Diploma Program in Digital Animation (DPDA)

Movie Workshops:
- Filmmaking Workshop
- Teen Acting Workshops
- Teen Filmmaking Workshops
- Editing Workshop
- 3D Animation Workshop