Category: Events

June 16, 2023

Upcoming: The Prosthetics Invitational – August 26, 2023

Alumni, Events, School, Student and Alumni Stories

 The Prosthetics Invitational is returning to Los Angeles for the 3rd time on August 26, 2023. The Prosthetics Invitational is a unique portfolio-building and networking opportunity designed to connect make-up artists with varying skills and experience with one another. Created by Local 706 make-up artist and MUD grad Shelby Michael Patton and held at Make-Up Designory….

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June 15, 2023

Animatronics is back at MUD!

Alumni, Events, School

Animatronics is back at MUD! Join us on this thrilling journey into the realm of animatronics and unlock the potential to create captivating characters that blur the line between imagination and reality. With the popularity of film and television shows like The Mandalorian, Stranger Things, Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities, The Lord of the…

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October 10, 2019

MUD Announces our Annual Symposium

Cosmetics, Events, Instructors, Partner Schools

We are pleased to announce the dates for our most exclusive industry training event of the year – our annual MUD Symposium! The Symposium brings 2 FREE days of make-up focused training to retailers, business owners, beauty schools and teachers. Classes will range from make-up application to business techniques. Each course is offered two times…

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February 13, 2019

MUD Congratulates Our Grads Nominated for Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

Alumni, Events, Industry Speaks

It’s one of the most glamorous, prestigious nights in our industry: On February 16th, the 6th Annual Makeup Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards will honor outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling in television, commercials and music videos, motion pictures, and live theater. The black tie event is a production of the skilled professionals…

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July 19, 2018

The Nominees are in… 2018 Emmys

All Articles, Events, School

It’s mid-July, and you know what that means: Emmys Season! Last week, this year’s nominees were announced, and we are prouder than ever of all the amazing MUD grads who made the list.

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February 18, 2015

NY Fashion Week 2015

All Articles, Alumni, Cosmetics, Events, School

Make-up Designory joined forces with the Fashion Design students from the Art Institute of New York City for another successful fashion show last night. Doors opened to the public at 8pm but we were backstage to give Twitter followers the inside scoop at 7pm with MUD’s first ever live tweet session! First, we caught up with the Key…

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January 12, 2015

2015 Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Guild Award Nominees Announced

All Articles, Alumni, Events, School

Congratulations to all of the 2015 Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Guild Award nominees! We would like to recognize and congratulate MUD alumna Essie Cha on her nomination for Best Contemporary Make-up in Television Media Series from AMC’s  The Walking Dead, MUD alumna Sarah B. Wolfe on her nomination for Best Make-up in Theatrical Productions (Live Stage) for Kinky…

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December 12, 2014

Industry Speaks: Make-up Artist Jordu Schell

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Contributor: Svenya Nimmons They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, but in the case of Jordu Schell, what frightens you, makes you create an imagination of your own.  At a young age, he gasped at an image of someone being chased in a movie and his mother quickly shut the television off.  Fearful…

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December 10, 2014

Industry Speaks: Don Lanning

All Articles, Events, Industry Speaks, School

  “If you feel you are an artist, you owe it to yourself to be an artist.” Don Lanning Don Lanning was born in Van Nuys, California in the heart of Hollywood’s creature effects community. With early heroes Dick Smith, John Chambers, Stan Winston, Rick Baker and Rob Bottin as guides, Don started sculpting creatures…

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September 10, 2014

MUD at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

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Contributor: Stacia McCarthy The Art Institute of New York City partnered with  Make-up Designory to debut their Spring 2015 designs at New York’s prestigious Mercedes Benz fashion week.  The two schools were in good company, earlier in the day the tents featured names like Tory Burch, Badgley Mischka, and Pamela Roland to name a few….

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