This vocational program provides an in-depth study of the best of what L Makeup Institute has to offer. No other program offers as much diversity of skills and depth of makeup artistry and special makeup effects knowledge. It is an intense 1072.5-hour deep study of the essential skills and advanced techniques required to be a well-rounded, highly skilled professional beauty makeup artist with expertise in hair styling, airbrush makeup, body painting, and special makeup effects. All four courses are designed to challenge you technical and artistically. From beauty and hair to realistic clothing and the art of character creation, you will have no limits on what you can create. Whether you desire to do makeup for the runways in Milan, create hair raising Zombie’s for a movie set, or airbrush art on a human body there are endless job opportunities you are able to pursue.
At the completion of each course, each student’s final look will be captured digitally in our photo studio and professionally edited for the student to use in his or her portfolio. Additionally, throughout the program students will apply makeup on models for a series of photo shoots designed to simulate actual working environments. Student will be provided all raw images throughout their program of study to use for their personal and portfolio use.
Throughout the program students will learn how to start and manage their careers. Students learn how to market themselves including website, business card, resume, and portfolio development. Students are coached on their personal image, hygiene, punctuality, how to approach clients and be personable, reflective listening, and appearance. Students are trained on the hiring process including how to handle and prepare for a group interview, a one-on-one interview, and how to audition for retail and agency job interviews. Students are also provided with State Board registration information and training on how to set up their profile in the L Makeup Institute Job Board, as well as how to use it with maximum efficiency. Additionally, guest speakers from a broad range of applicable industries provide their perspective and what they look for when hiring makeup artists and special makeup effects artists.
Upon successful completion, graduates will be prepared to work in entry-level to intermediate-level makeup artist and special makeup effects positions in a wide variety of fields, including but are not limited to film and production, freelance, videos, makeup and hair agencies, weddings, salons, special events, photo shoots, print, runway, retail cosmetics, theatre, conventions, face painting, prop maker carnivals, festivals , amusement parks, horror films, haunted houses and makeup effects lab. Our programs prepare students for the occupation of “Make-Up Artist, Theatrical and Performance” (SOC Code 39-5091) and for occupations where knowledge of make-up artistry is required such as “Retail Salespersons” (SOC Code 41-2031). More information on these professions can be found at the Department of Labor’s website at: www.bls.gov.