Movie & FX Makeup Camp Starts This Monday, June 19-22

Movie & FX Makeup Summer Camp

June 19-22, 2023

10am-3pm (Mon-Thurs)

We are excited to offer this new Summer Makeup Camp theme focused on special fx and film character makeup! Learn the secrets behind realistic makeup fx tricks used in your favorite movie and tv shows, then write your own story and watch it come to life. A Certificate of Training & pictures of your work will be provided

Topics covered include:

Day 1 – Bruises, cuts, gashes & scratches

Day 2 – Bullet holes, burns, & broken bones

Day 3 – Sickness, dirt, blood, tears & other character tricks. Continue reading... “Movie & FX Makeup Camp Starts This Monday, June 19-22”

Makeup Artistry Classes Begin In September!

Programs begin Sept 11, 2023

The Art of Makeup School is a boutique licensed career school located in Lake Oswego, OR on the border of southwest Portland.  We have been open for 11 years. We teach the fundamentals of makeup artistry as applied to everything from beauty, character, stage makeup and special effects.  We strive to be a supportive part of the Oregon film community, strengthening local crews with trained makeup artists.  Continue reading... “Makeup Artistry Classes Begin In September!”

Pop Art Makeup Workshop!

Pop Art Makeup

Step back in time when Andy Warhol ruled the art scene with his bright colors and art style that popped off the canvas! Art that looked like it belonged in a comic book. Now it’s your turn to create a fun colorful look using makeup as the medium and the face as the canvas.  Challenge your creativity using lines, circles, and bold colors for this fun Pop Art Makeup look! Bodypaint and beauty artist Linda Wong will be the instructor.

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The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid-19 – The Art of Makeup School

Rachael Wagner (instructor) & Ciera Cannon

In our series of blog posts – the “New Normal” – we are looking at what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused for production businesses here in Oregon.  This month we caught up with Art of Makeup School – an independently owned boutique school dedicated to education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry.

The Art of Makeup’s training and education environment provides the necessary foundation to learn makeup artistry skills from successful working makeup artists current in fashion and makeup trends, film, television, stage, special effects, and HD makeup. Continue reading... “The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid-19 – The Art of Makeup School”