Makeup 101

Fundamentals of Beauty Makeup

Master the Art of Beauty Makeup for Film, TV, and Photography

Mastering the art of beauty makeup is an essential skill for the any makeup artist, no matter what medium or industry you choose. Elevate your make-up skills to professional levels with the Beauty 101 course at Make-up Designory (MUD). This comprehensive course is designed for individuals aiming to master the essential techniques of beauty makeup for film, high-definition television, print photography, advertising, music videos, and retail cosmetics.

Master the Fundamentals of Beauty Makeup with Beauty 101

Beauty Makeup 101 Course Overview:

Spanning 210 clock hours, the Beauty 101 course at Make-up Designory (MUD) focuses on mastering the art of beauty make-up, a critical skill for any makeup artist. This course is tailored for applications in film, high-definition television, print photography, advertising, and retail cosmetics. Emphasizing precision and attention to detail, students will gain comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in modern beauty make-up techniques, ensuring they are well-prepared for a variety of professional settings.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Facial Contouring: Learn the techniques of using highlights and shadows to contour and define facial features, creating a more sculpted and refined appearance. This skill is essential for achieving dimension and depth in makeup applications.

  • Correction and Concealing: Master methods for correcting imperfections and concealing flaws to achieve a flawless complexion, ensuring a smooth and even skin tone. This includes advanced techniques for covering blemishes, discolorations, and other skin imperfections.

  • Base Matching: Develop skills to perfectly match and apply foundation for a seamless look, tailored to individual skin types and tones. Learn the art of choosing the right foundation shade and formula for different skin conditions.

  • Eye and Lip Treatments: Explore advanced techniques for enhancing the eyes and lips, creating a range of looks from subtle and natural to bold and dramatic, suitable for various occasions. Master the application of eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, lip liner, and lipstick to complement different makeup styles.

  • Airbrush Makeup Techniques: Gain proficiency in airbrush makeup application, an essential skill for achieving high-definition results that are long-lasting and camera-ready. Learn how to use airbrush equipment, mix colors, and apply airbrush makeup for a flawless finish.

  • Powder and Cheek Color Application: Understand the proper use of powders and cheek colors to complete a polished makeup look, adding dimension and color to the face. This includes techniques for applying blush, bronzer, and setting powder to enhance facial features. 

Creative Projects:

  • Natural to Avant-Garde Looks: Complete a series of projects that challenge you to create everything from natural make-up to avant-garde styles, showcasing your versatility and creativity.

Who Should Enroll:

This beauty make-up course is ideal for aspiring make-up artists looking to build a strong foundation in beauty make-up application. It’s also suitable for professionals seeking to enhance their skills and stay current with the latest techniques in the beauty industry.

Key Features:

  • 210 Clock Hours of Intensive Training: Engage in a comprehensive makeup curriculum that bridges theoretical knowledge with practical application. This extensive training program ensures you gain a deep understanding of makeup artistry techniques and concepts.

  • Expert Instruction and Mentorship: Learn from industry professionals who bring extensive experience and insider knowledge to the classroom. Benefit from personalized guidance and mentorship to refine your makeup skills and artistry.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Utilize top-tier makeup equipment and materials in a learning environment that mirrors industry standards. Our facilities are designed to provide a professional setting that prepares you for real-world experiences.

  • Career Advancement Opportunities: Equip yourself with the skills needed to excel in various sectors of the beauty industry, including film, television, print photography, advertising, music videos, commercials, and retail. Our makeup program is structured to enhance your career prospects and open doors to diverse professional opportunities.


Total institution charges for this program including a $100 registration fee: $7,190.00. *Jan 8 – Feb 20, 2024

Jan 8 – Feb 20, 2024

Feb 21 – April 2, 2024

April 3 – May 14, 2024

May 15 – June 27, 2024

June 28 – Aug 12, 2024

Aug 13 – Sept 24, 2024

Sept 25 – Nov 6, 2024

Nov 7 – Dec 20, 2024

This course meets Monday through Friday and consists of 210 clock hours. Day sessions are 6 weeks long, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Maximum class size: 22 students. This course is a part of the Fashion Make-up Artistry, Film & Television Make-up Artistry, Multimedia Make-up Artistry, and Master Make-up Artistry programs. The course when offered on a stand-alone basis is not accredited.* In addition to the listed amounts above, the State of California requires we add an addition $2.50 per $1,000 of institution charges for the State’s Student Tuition Recovery Fund. 

Explore educational excellence with Make-up Designory (MUD), globally recognized for top-tier makeup artistry training. Our accredited main campuses in Los Angeles and New York, along with MUD Studios across Europe, Asia, Central America, Africa, and the Middle East, provide advanced programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Through our MUD Extension program, we also partner with select cosmetology and esthetician institutes worldwide, enriching their offerings with our expert makeup courses. Discover the perfect location to advance your career in professional makeup artistry. Learn more about our school locations.