Our Advanced Certificate Program
The successful makeup artist continues to research in order to grow, improve and/or broaden their makeup artistry skills and knowledge throughout the entire course of their career. By having advanced makeup techniques, the makeup artist will not only improve their skills, but will also have increased opportunities for employment. At Make Up First® School, we offer advanced courses in several aspects of makeup artistry. When all of the Advanced Courses are taken, the makeup artist will receive a Certificate of Completion of the Advanced Program, as approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Students will learn advanced techniques in application of pre-made prosthetics, bald caps; correct technique for laying facial hair and use of spfx products will be taught. Students are asked to bring your basic makeup kit, all theatrical and spfx supplies will be provided.
This course can be used as 16 hours towards Continuing Education. Make Up First® is an approved sponsor under the IL Barber Act.
Students will continue with advanced methods, techniques and applications suitable for each media format. In-depth emphasis will be placed on contour and corrective makeup techniques necessary to create the desired image for the camera. Students will further their media training in editorial, runway and fashion makeup. In addition, students will be given the opportunity to learn creative freestyle makeup.
This course can be used as 12 hours towards Continuing Education. Make Up First® is an approved sponsor under the IL Barber Act.
Students will learn advanced roll-set patterns to create specific period styles. Students will also work with pieces and extensions and create advanced looks replicating current runway styles. All tools and supplies will be provided by the School.
This course can be used as 18 hours towards Continuing Education. Make Up First® is an approved sponsor under the IL Barber Act.
*Advanced level courses and workshops are not required for certification.