Meet Michele Mulkey

Michele is QC’s Special Fx Course Instructor and appears in all video tutorials, guiding students step by step through each makeup technique. She is also a highly-respected tutor. As an accomplished special effects makeup artist, she wants nothing more than to help students reach their potential and achieve the same success she did. When you enroll, you are welcome to request Michele as your tutor and we’ll do our best to accommodate. You’ll love learning from Michele and you’re sure to find her teaching style informative and inspirational.

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Professional Special Effects Makeup Artist Michele Mulkey

With 14 years of experience working as a special effects makeup artist and prop maker in New York City and Los Angeles, Michele Mulkey is the perfect tutor to introduce you to the world of special effects makeup! She has worked for countless reputable special effects shops, such as Keith Vanderlaan’s Captive Audience, Unit 7, Crisis FX, Alterian, Inc., Film Illusions, and Global Effects. She also has a well-rounded repertoire of film, television, and theater work!

Throughout her career in the makeup artistry, Michele’s work has been featured in such feature films as The Last Samurai, The Chronicles of Riddick, Sin City, The Alamo, Seed of Chucky, Constantine, The Passion of the Christ, and more. She has also worked on known television programs like CSI Miami, Firefly, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Charmed. She even worked on the off-Broadway production of “Beast!” Through these experiences Michele has transformed the faces of celebrities such as Denzel Washington, Vin Diesel, Thora Birch, Brittany Snow, and Christopher Atkins, among many others. Michele’s expertise and friendly confidence is just what you’ll need to begin developing your skills in the world of special effects makeup artistry!

Michele Mulkey Career as a Special Effects Makeup Artist
Michele Mulkey Career as a Special Effects Makeup Artist
Michele Mulkey Career as a Special Effects Makeup Artist

Our Tutors

When you enroll with QC Makeup Academy you’ll be paired with a personal tutor- either Michele or one of our other talented tutors. Each QC tutor is an industry professional with years of experience. Your tutor will give you personalized audio feedback for each one of your assignments. Click below to learn more about QC Makeup Academy Tutors.

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