Makeup Classes

Become a Professional Advanced Makeup Artist

Advanced Makeup Diploma

Advanced makeup is a diploma program for those that have taken the basic makeup diploma program and are wishing to enhance their skills, push their limits and get creative!

At Artists Within, we know the importance of having a diverse portfolio and large range of skills to offer when applying for jobs in the hair and makeup industry. Our vast experience with advanced makeup, hair design, and fashion styling has enabled us to develop a special FX makeup program that will increase your employment opportunities. With attention being given to every detail of our Advanced makeup program, our goal to make you a talented, industry-ready Advanced artist.

Since 2003, Artists Within has been an accredited in-person academy. We are the only academy that offers fully accredited hair, makeup, and fashion styling diploma programs, as well as the only makeup artist academy to offer government sponsored student loan assistance and ITEC certification.





Makeup Classes

    Take your skills to the Next Level with our Advanced Makeup Diploma

If you are looking to expand your creativity, then our Advanced Makeup program is exactly what you need to diversify your portfolio. Available only as a full time course (12 weeks), our special Advanced Makeup diploma program is aimed at makeup artists who want to learn to be more creative, take their work to the next level, and be able to think outside the box. You will have the opportunity to learn everything from the most basic techniques to the more advanced techniques like statue's and 3D techniques. Upon completion of this course you will not only be awarded your Advanced Makeup diploma but will have what it takes to be an employable, well-rounded and competent Advanced makeup artist.

+ Advanced Makeup Diploma Topics

  • Enhancing creative and inspirational thinking
  • Inspiration journals
  • Enhanced texturing techniques
  • Various line techniques
  • Advanced highlight and contour techniques - enhance facial structure or change beyond belief
  • Fashion special effects that may be used on shoots or for runway shows
  • Brow blocking and Creating
  • Drag
  • Body art
  • 3-D techniques
  • Advanced creative application and techniques
  • Advanced airbrushing techniques
  • Stencilling techniques including overlaying
  • Temporary tattooing
  • Historical period makeup
  • Theatrical and character makeup
  • Progressive aging techniques

+ Advanced Makeup Diploma Kit

  • Cape
  • Clear Set Bag
  • Cleanser
  • Moisturizer
  • Primer
  • Dual Action Makeup Remover
  • Fashion Lashes
  • Lash Glue
  • Cotton Pads
  • Kleenex


  • Q-tips
  • Mascara Wands
  • Stainless Steel Palette and Spatula
  • Spatulas
  • Alcohol
  • Water
  • Glycerin
  • Black Stipple Sponge
  • Large Sea Sponge x2
  • Small Sea Sponge x2
  • 3M Tape
  • Journal
  • Stencil Burner
  • Stencil Glass


  • Contour Blush #153
  • Bronzing Brush #150
  • Cream Blush #149
  • Slant Foundation #169
  • Eye Primer #120
  • Concealer #130
  • Brow #213
  • Bent Liner #244
  • Flat Liner #224

Makeup & Paint

  • Corrective Color Wheel
  • Fireworks Fantasy Wheel
  • Super White Face Powder
  • Master Bruise Wheel
  • AW03 Theatrical Palette
  • AW03 Concealer Palette
  • Supra Color Crème Palette
  • Aqua Paint Palette


  • Nose and Scar wax
  • Black Tooth Color
  • Pro Air Kit
  • Reel Color Outline Pen (black)
  • Spirit Gum
  • Spirit Gum Remover
  • Fresh Scab Drying Blood
  • Liquid Blood
  • Liquiset
  • Art Pencil
  • Metal Ruler

+ Advanced Makeup Pricing

All Pricing is in Canadian Dollars

  • Tuition - $2995.00
  • Advanced Makeup Kit - $1195.00 + GST
  • Total - $4190.00
  • Deposit - $500.00 (This is subtracted from your tuition and due at registration to hold your spot. The remaining balance is due on the first day of class)

+ Prerequisites

  • Students must have completed and passed the Makeup Diploma program with a 75% or higher
  • Students are also required to have their Airbrushing Certificate

+ Advanced Makeup Diploma Full Time Dates

12 week program Monday & Tuesdays from 9:30am till 4:30pm


  • October 21 - January 7, 2020


  • January 6 - March 24, 2020
  • April 27 - July 21, 2020
  • August 24 - November 10, 2020

Learn from the best - become the best