Become a Special FX Makeup Artist with Online Training

Learn how to become a professional special effects MUA online with QC’s professional courses.

You’ll get:

  • Professional and up-to-date course content
  • Full business training to prepare you for a new career
  • professional special FX makeup starter kit
  • An International Special FX Makeup Professional Certification
  • Video training from special effects MUA, Michele Mulkey
  • One-on-one mentoring throughout your course
  • 50% discount off all additional QC courses

Your Special FX Makeup Kit

You’ll receive this starter makeup kit when you enroll in the Special Effects Makeup Artistry course (value $100 USD). This kit includes makeup products, prosthetics and tools that you’ll use to complete your assignments.

Your Special FX
Makeup Kit

You’ll receive this starter makeup kit when you enroll in the Special Effects Makeup Artistry course (value $100 USD). This kit includes makeup products, prosthetics and tools that you’ll use to complete your assignments.

Set of 5 latex prosthetics
Bald cap
Crepe wool in brown and medium brown
Stipple sponge
Liquid and gel blood
Red and black cream makeup
RMG bald cap wheel
Injury wheel
Set of 5 latex prosthetics
Bald cap
Crepe wool in brown and medium brown
Stipple sponge
Liquid and gel blood
Red and black cream makeup
RMG bald cap wheel
Injury wheel

Special FX Makeup Course Outline

With help from celebrity makeup artist Nathan Johnson, special FX makeup artist Michele Mulkey will walk you through every step of the special FX makeup application process.

You will learn a variety of techniques, from the basics of applying bald caps to creating raised scars in a series of hands-on assignments. Put your knowledge to the test by completing numerous hands-on assignments.

UNIT A: Introduction to Special FX

  • Safe and sanitary makeup application
  • Identifying common skin disorders
  • Bald cap application
  • Aging makeup
  • Setting up your kit
  • Starting your own business

UNIT B: Hair Techniques

  • Working with hair
  • Stippling techniques
  • Your role in the production process
  • Creating a character from a script
  • Marketing and promotion

UNIT C: Special FX Makeup for Trauma

  • Understanding wounds
  • Creating a bruise
  • Scrapes, scratches, and scars
  • Creating frostbite effects
  • Decomposition effects
  • Burn types
  • Working with clients

UNIT D: Working with Blood

  • Prosthetics and blood effects
  • Pros-Aide® Transfers
  • Combining techniques
  • Special topics in business
    & career development

How You’ll Learn

  • Study whenever and wherever you like
  • QC will send you the DVDs, course texts, and bonus makeup you’ll need
  • You’ll watch instructional videos and read full-color course texts
  • You’ll complete fun and practical hands-on assignments
  • You’ll upload your work to the Online Student Center
  • Your personal tutor will evaluate your work and provide personalized audio feedback
  • You’ll review your tutor’s advice to improve your skills for the next unit
  • You’ll receive your International Special Effects Makeup Professional (ISMP) Certificate

Here’s What’s Included in Your Special FX Makeup Course

10

Course Books

420

Minutes of Instructional Video

15

Piece Professional Makeup Kit
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Our Guarantee

We stand behind our quality courses. That’s why we offer a full money-back guarantee. From the day you receive your course materials, you’ll have 21 days to review the course materials.

If you do not find that the course is a good fit for you, simply return the materials, unused, with a tracking number, and your course fees will be immediately refunded. All we ask is that you call the School to receive shipping instructions.

For the Special FX Makeup Course, the SFX Starter Makeup Kit can not be refunded (value $100 US).

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Are you ready to take the first step
towards a new career in special effects?

Enroll with QC Makeup Academy today!

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