The L Makeup Institute Journey
The dictionary defines a journey as a process of development: “a gradual passing from one state to another”. A journey can also be defined as advancement, a moving forward from innocence or limited understanding into mature awareness. When students enter L Makeup Institute, they take their first step down the L Makeup Institute Journey of our disciplined determination of helping nurture and develop students into professional makeup artists. And wherever a graduate’s journey leads, we will be there to guide, instruct, and advise as needed.
The L Makeup Institute takes considerable pride in its curriculum developed by our Founder and Education Director, Lissette Waugh in collaboration with some of the industry’s top professionals. Created by makeup artists for makeup artists our course work is rigorous and fast paced, to allow students to learn efficiently and maximize their time at the L Makeup Institute so they are prepared to work as a professional makeup artist when graduating. The curriculum offered is recognized as professional industry standards and approved by employers, industry professionals, and our Professional Advisory Committee.
The L Makeup Institute offers two Master Diploma Programs. Each Master Program combines multiple Courses to provide comprehensive training in the students chosen career field. The Journey: Master Makeup Artistry Program provides the graduate a major in makeup artistry with a minor in special makeup effects. The Journey: Master Makeup SFX Program provides the graduate a major in special makeup effects with a minor in makeup artistry.
The L Makeup Institute offers one Certificate Program. Mastering the Art of Beauty: Destination I provides comprehensive training exclusively in makeup artistry.
If a student wants to focus or expand on a particular area of expertise, students also have the option to choose from several avocational Courses with the exception of SFX Beauty Fundamentals which is offered only as part of The Journey: Master Makeup SFX Program. There are no pre-requisites for any of the L Makeup Institute programs or courses although Advanced Prosthetics Course: Destination IV on a stand-alone basis is designed for those who already have a basic knowledge in prosthetic application and mold making. Please be advised that individual courses taken on a stand-alone basis are not accredited by ACCSC. Upon graduation of any of our avocational Courses a Certificate is awarded. The cost of all Products, Kits, Lab Fees, Equipment, Books and Materials are listed at suggested retail price. A detailed list of products is available upon request from an Admission’s advisor.
THE JOURNEY: MASTER MAKEUP ARTISTRY PROGRAM – 635 Hours / 20 weeks FT, 26 weeks PT
This program is an intense 635 hours designed to provide the aspiring makeup artist the essential skills and advanced techniques of a beauty makeup artist with expertise in airbrush, body painting and special effects.
THE JOURNEY: MASTER MAKEUP SFX PROGRAM – 552.5 Hours / 17 weeks FT, 22 weeks PT
This 552.5 hour program is designed to provide the necessary fundamental skills of beauty, airbrush and body painting makeup to complement and enhance the techniques of the student who wants to specialize in advanced special makeup effects.
MASTERING THE ART OF BEAUTY MAKEUP COURSE: DESTINATION I – 375 Hours / 12 weeks FT, 15 weeks PT
This 375 hours course is a deep study of the skills and attention to detail required for beauty makeup. This course incorporates daily projects and skill-building sessions to encourage learning by…
SFX BEAUTY FUNDAMENTALS – 130 Hours / 4 weeks FT, 5 weeks PT
Beauty makeup is an essential skill for any makeup artist no matter what medium or industry he or she chooses. Students will be introduced to the secrets behind how makeup looks are created…
INTRODUCTION TO BODY PAINTING & AIRBRUSH COURSE: DESTINATION II – 97.5 Hours / 3 weeks FT, 4 weeks PT
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced beauty Airbrush Artist, this comprehensive 97.5 hour Course will elevate your airbrush skills to the next level and by combining airbrush with body painting your ideas will come to life. This course incorporates…
SPECIAL EFFECTS 101 COURSE: DESTINATION III – 162.5 Hours / 5 weeks FT, 7 weeks PT
The Special Effects 101 Course was created for those who can think outside the box and have a passionate desire to work with special effects makeup. This 162.5 hour course incorporates daily projects and skill-building sessions, to encourage learning by practice through…
ADVANCED PROSTHETICS COURSE: DESTINATION IV – 162.5 Hours / 5 weeks FT, 7 weeks PT
The Advanced Prosthetics Course is designed for those who have a basic knowledge in prosthetic application and mold making. This course will challenge even the seasoned special makeup effects artist and push their talent to the next level. This 162.5 hour course incorporates…
Hair Styling for the Makeup Artist
Hairstyling for the makeup artist focuses on the fundamentals of hairstyling. This 97.5-hour avocational course takes you from simple, yet professional blow-drying techniques all the way through creative up-dos …
SUNLESS SPRAY TANNING WORKSHOP – 1 Day
Whether you are planning a makeup party for your friends or starting a Sunless Spray Tanning business, this class is designed to be fun, interactive, and provide you with the tools and training you need to become a Sunless…