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Core Program

Core Program Overview

Core Principles makeup training focuses on fundamental professional makeup artistry, including bridal, vintage, airbrush and camouflage. 

Get Certified in Core in 2 Months!

Graduates from this program can artfully manage their own makeup, or enjoy a rewarding career as a freelance bridal artist.

This program is also included in the Special FX, Media, and Masters programs!

Type: On Campus
Tuition: $6,800

Prerequisite: N/A
Hours: 135 hrs
Forum: Full or Part-time
Electives: 1
Focus: Basic Beauty Makeup

Core Program Curriculum

This course begins online in an interactive training format designed to equip students with the fundamentals of artistry and provide feedback on execution before attending on-campus classes.. Through a series of audio, text, video content and interactive tools, you will learn color theory, foundation matching, sanitation, tool selection and use, basic contour and highlight skills, and accurate placement for every facial feature.

Once online coursework is complete, student work is assessed by an on-campus instructor so that on the first day of on-campus class, students can focus on hands-on practice.

Airbrush is a staple technique for any aspiring artist.This course teaches students the art of applying makeup without the use of brushes. Using the airbrush compressor, gun,  and product, students learn to apply color correction, foundation, contour, highlight and blush. 

This course is designed to take beauty skills to the next level through training on advanced contouring techniques, mature and age-appropriate makeup, trending makeup styles and technique, creating custom foundations, and manipulating tools and textures to create glamorous makeup looks.

This course incorporates all skills learned in every previous class, while challenging students to improve speed, ease of application, creativity ability to incorporate multiple techniques in one look and effectively execute looks in an ergonomic environment. 

This course provides students with a business start up plan. Establishing your brand, website, mission, vision, marketing strategies and setting goals are all a part of how students will prepare or a successful career.

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The Master of Artistry Program includes the Media Principles, Core and Special FX Programs! Learn more by clicking below!

Or add our Bridal Program for $2,925

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