Character Makeup 

This class is comprised of techniques for injury simulation, facial hair application, bald caps and old-age makeup. It covers everything needed to create realistic simulated effects and characters. Students will learn both two-dimensional (using only makeup) and three-dimensional (using gelatin and silicone) character techniques.

Class Duration

Character Makeup 4 weeks 8 weeks

There are no prerequisites. “Daytime” and “Evening” classes are the same number of total instructional hours.


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Tuition $4,000
Lab Fee $250
Total $4,250
*CMS Materials (suggested) $840
Total with Materials $5,090

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*Makeup Supplies

Materials are required for class. Students are welcome to purchase pre-packaged makeup kits from Cinema Makeup School or may choose to put together a makeup kit on their own. Click through the makeup kits below to see required materials.

Character Kit / Supplemental Character Kit+

+ required without purchase of beauty kit


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