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Makeup Artist School in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

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MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print, Los Angeles:
Located in Hollywood, just north-west of Downtown Los Angeles, the 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 the beauty makeup industry, in Fashion, Film, Television, Runway and Print. Known for excellence, we provide makeup courses in beauty, special FX makeup, fantasy, avante garde and airbrushing, and also offer a Hair Styling School.

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Prime industry location in the heart of Hollywood:

Photo of Makeup Artist School in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CAIdeally 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.

Quality Education & Lifetime Skills:
At MKC Academy, students learn, evolve, network and create experiences that will last a lifetime and will translate into successful, artistic careers. Along with industry colleagues who specialize in Special FX Makeup, Photography and Business, Margaret has created a one-of-a-kind leadership school. 

With over a 100 years of combined experience, only the most skilled, expert department heads and instructors are affiliated with MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print, and MKC’s devotion to the excellence.

MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is a State of California-approved institution. We have received approval to operate from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

Makeup & Hairstyling Career Training Programs:

Image of Makeup Artist School in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CAIf you desire to be the best at makeup, then MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty and Print is the right school for you. We offer a range of study options, including:

Career Certification Programs:
- The Works-Makeup & Hair program  (504 clock hours)
- Master's Makeup Artistry program  (343 clock hours)
- Professional Makeup Artistry program  (147 clock hours)
- Professional Hairstyling program  (140 clock hours)

Short Makeup Courses
- Professional Makeup Artistry;  Introduction to Hairstyling;  Business & Marketing;  Beauty Lighting;  Advanced Makeup: Covers;  Advanced Makeup: Editorial;  Photos Shoots: Covers;   Photo Shoots: Editorial.

Short Hair Styling Courses:
- Introduction to Hairstyling;  Print Hair Styling;  Bridal / Photo / Runway Hair;  Hair for TV / FILM 20's-50's;  Advanced Photo & Runway Hair;  Hair for TV / FILM 60's-90's;  Photo Shoot: Hairstyling.

Makeup Workshops:  
Special FX Makeup;  Professional Airbrushing;  Success Coaching;  FREE Workshops for makeup students that enroll in the Masters Programs!

MKC Internship Program .

Our Campus:

Photos of MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print, Los AngelesMKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print campus offers a relaxing oasis with stylish comfort, in a private educational retreat. Our campus is located just minutes from world famous Hollywood Boulevard and includes administrative offices, professionally designed classrooms, a 1000 square foot professional photo studio and freshly manicured grounds. Our on-site administration office is conveniently located near the classrooms with knowledgeable and friendly staff always willing to help students with financial aid, course schedules, school facilities or career planning.

Designed personally by Margaret Kimura, our professionally equipped classrooms feature high quality tools and supplies and an expert lighting package, allowing up to 12 students per classroom the opportunity to study in the most industry-like environment available. Our 288 sq. ft. and 228 sq. ft. classrooms include a digital camera and monitoring system for viewing up-close demonstrations and imagery taping for online and offline portfolios.

Student Testimonials:

Picture of Makeup Artist School in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA"Fantastic school, great people and environment. Everyone cares about everyone. They really push us and want us to be the best out there. Gives us everything we need to know, and all the tools to make it happen. The class size is wonderful. It's definitely my second home and always will be. Best decision of my life!" - Michelle, Mt. Pleasant, UT.

"MKC was amazing! It really taught me a lot not only about makeup but about myself. I feel it has really made me mature and it was definitely worth the drive." - Raelene, Camarillo, CA.

My experience at MKC has been one of the best experiences of my life. My dream has always been to become a professional makeup artist and they helped me to achieve all the knowledge I need to be successful in this industry. They provide you with some of the best instructors out there. I’m proud to be an MKC alumnus. I made life long friends and memories I’ll cherish forever!” - Britney, Hesperia, CA.

Job Placement Assistance:

MKC provides you with many career-training tools while you are in session. In your business and marketing classes, you will learn how to start your business and how to grow your business, upon graduation. MKC provides the masters and the works students access to an alumni job board. We post jobs and networking events weekly on our alumni page and also send out email notifications when a referral comes in. Through our affiliations with quality companies in the industry, our job board is a powerful tool to assist graduates in locating work after graduation - although placement is not guaranteed.

This is a freelancing industry and all of our teachers are working and are known for taking qualified students as an assistant on jobs. We don’t directly place you in a job, but with our education, we have a success rate of 90% for our alumni. Once you are accepted to MKC, you are now a part of the MKC Family. We are always available for meetings and career meetings. 

To assist graduates with marketing and self-promotion, we provide each graduate with an online website portfolio. Through our partnership with The Portfolio Network, we provide free online website portfolios for one year, along with one free website portfolio training session.

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Specific Contact Pages: - Professional Hairstyling Program
Address: 3603 Seneca Avenue, 90039, Los Angeles, California , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-03-02 were from:

Mission Hills; Los Angeles; Los angeles; West Hollywood/CA; Dublin, Ireland; Marshville, North Carolina; Los Angeles , CA, Mar Vista; and more.