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Makeup School in Santa Monica CA

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CHICSTUDIOS LA - School of Professional Makeup:
Located in Santa Monica CA, just 30 minutes west of Downtown Los Angeles, CHICSTUDIOS LA is a makeup artist training school that provides quality makeup courses, live hands-on lessons, and opportunities to graduates through the CHICPro Community.

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About CHICSTUDIOS:

Founded by Director and Passionate Makeup Artist, Amy Nicole, CHICSTUDIOS opened its doors in New York City in 2012 as a professional school providing training to aspiring and established artists, and opens it's doors in Santa Monica, CA, in 2015.

Why Choose Us?

-  Experienced & Qualified Teachers
Our courses are taught by the industry's leading (working) makeup artists, who inspire each class they teach.

-  Makeup / Beauty Career Preparation:
CHICSTUDIOS LA enables career services assisting students and alumni with opportunities and education to plan, promote and prepare their careers into the beauty industry.  

-  CHICPro Communityy Membership
Upon completion of any of our courses, each alumni becomes part of our CHICPro Community, which is a platform for events, freelance opportunities, advanced education, internships or hiring fairs.

Professional Makeup Artist Training Courses:


- 4-Week Pro Makeup Artistry (100 total hours)
- TV & Music Video Makeup (14 hours)
- Fashion & Runway Makeup (14 hours)
- Period Makeup (7 hours)

Brands that CHICSTUDIOS LA uses in the classroom as well as the basic makeup kits include:

- MAC Cosmetics, Makeup Forever, NARS Cosmetics, Laura Mercier, Eve Pearl, Graftobian, Cinema Secrets, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, Real Techniques Brushes, Embryolisse skin care, Complete Control skin care, and more.

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Address: 1639 11th St., Suite 180, Santa Monica, California , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2022-10-19 were from:

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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:
- Make-up Design workshop
- Airbrush Make-up workshop
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- Internships on independent & feature films offered upon availability with master classes in on-location work
April Love Pro MakeUp Academy, San Gabriel
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Conveniently situated in San Gabriel, in Los Angeles County CA, April Love Pro Makeup Academy is one of the premier, fastest growing makeup schools in the LA area. We provide a wide range of professional, hands-on make-up, beauty and hair styling Certificate courses that range from 2-day workshops to 12-week intensive courses. Topics include Make-Up Artistry, Hair Design, Airbrushing, and Special Effects among others.

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It is our mission to offer you the highest quality education and cutting edge techniques, to prepare you for work immediately in the makeup industry. You will learn to put the "Art" into makeup artist and acquire the essential skills needed to work successfully in the Fashion, Photography, Television and Video Industries.
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Pro Make-Up Artistry Program:
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Platt College San Diego
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Platt College San Diego is a media arts college that seeks to teach students both traditional and contemporary skills within a supportive environment that stimulates new ideas and stretches the minds and talents of its students. Our Bachelor of Science Degrees in Media Arts prepare students with a broad range of graphic design and technical knowledge for careers in Multimedia, 3D Animation, Digital Video Production, Web Site Development, and Graphic Design. Diploma and Professional Development programs are also available.

Platt College is the optimal choice for individuals seeking a real-world, career oriented education in Media Arts. An alternative to a traditional educational path (4+ year university), Platt College offers small class sizes, career services, up-to-date tools and resources, industry contacts, and hands-on learning.

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- Professional Development programs
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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. As an institution we continue to be innovators in the field of education.

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Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for US / international students & professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

• We also provide summer study abroad programs.

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
- Orlando, USA, Animation Production
1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

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EFX Artistry, Ontario CA
Courses / Programs
Situated in Ontario, San Bernadino County CA, EFX Artistry offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in professional make-up. Our quality courses include Basic Beauty Lessons, Corrective Beauty, Special FX1, and a Portfolio course. This is your opportunity to get one-on-one lessons with top make-up professionals.All of our classes and workshops are designed to meet your skill level.

Dedicated to small classes with individual attention to artistic detail, EFX gives students the necessary training in the techniques, hands-on training, historical perspective, and modern approach for the new professional makeup artists that designers, directors, and producers are eager to work with. Students also receive a full professional makeup kit and brushes.

Our objective is to provide students with the essential skills to become beauty make-up artists, by combining basic principles and theories of make-up artistry. Student's will begin learn make-up techniques for fashion, print, film and television.
Basic Beauty Lessons:
- Designed for students who wish to learn a special skill, or get tips on a special make-up technique.

Corrective Beauty:
- Designed to emphasize the skills and attention to detail required for beauty make-up application

Special FX1:
- For any student looking to enter into the TV/film industry

Portfolio Course:
- Your portfolio may be the first thing a potential client / employer will ask you for.