Our program courses are designed for those who want to learn the basics of makeup , pursue makeup artistry as a career or elevate their knowledge.
Our way of learning is divided into three categories Fundamentals, Area of Concentration and Business and Marketing, each encompassing great detail in every element needed to be a successful makeup artist.
All of the modules are offered in our Professional Artistry Program. Each class is taught by some of the most seasoned and talented professionals in the Chicago market. Our mission for you to have an unparalleled experience, starts with our educators.
Chicago Makeup School is an in-person institution where we see the vital need for instructors to be present and teach by lecture and demonstration, then guide each student in hands-on practice.
Throughout our offering, this category takes you through every facet of basic makeup. The importance of a strong foundation of elemental makeup knowledge and skills is crucial. Your success and inspiration all start here.
In Fundamentals, students will be introduced to makeup history, facial structure, color theory, learn proper sanitation, skin analysis, the art of a flawless complexion, eye and eyebrow makeup techniques, male grooming, the stages of beauty makeup and so much more. Students will finish this course prepared to choose their next step and find their focus.
This is just that, finding the area in makeup where you want to focus your art. Students will have the opportunity to learn in-depth the different career concentrations within the industry.
Courses under Areas of concentration include Beauty Makeup, Basic Special FX, Makeup for TV/Film and Makeup for Photography.
Talent, creativity and skill aren't enough to start a freelance business, you also need the comprehensive understanding of how business functions in the makeup industry. This is why we sought out exceptional instructors in their profession to outline every element in this area.
Courses include Basic Business for Freelancers, Marketing for Makeup Artists and Final Details and Certification
LENGTH: 12 WEEKS
Duration: 3 Days a week, 6pm-10pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
Portfolio shoot and final class is on the last Friday of the program
Total clock hours: 148
Payment plans are available.
*processing fee applies
$600 deposit required at the time of registration. The amount is deducted from the tuition.
Non refundable enrollment fee: $100.00. The amount is deducted from tuition.
Materials Included: professional makeup kit, course handouts, headshots, portfolio shoot and images, Certification of Completion
Additional Benefits: Mentorship program, alumni network and access to student discounts with our brand and supply partners.
This program is designed for those who want to learn the basics of makeup and pursue makeup artistry as a career. In this program, students will get introduced to makeup history, learn proper sanitation, skin analysis, creating a flawless complexion, eye and eyebrow makeup techniques, male grooming, beauty makeup, tattoo coverage, Tv/Film basics, and industry business: how to set up your business, how to assist, create a portfolio and get booked.
The first part of the day will be a lecture and demo followed by hands-on practice.
See below for the complete list of courses under this program. Some can be taken alone.