Advanced Makeup


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Become a Professional Advanced Makeup Artist

Advanced Makeup Diploma

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

Our Advanced Makeup Diploma program has been recently updated to include the Airbrushing course so you are no longer required to take it as a pre-requisite. 

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.

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


Get started today on your path to becoming a professional makeup artist.


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 as a part 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 illusions. 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.

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Airbrushing Topics

  • The basics
  • Looking fresh and flawless
  • Creating drama
  • Bronze tanned bodies

Airbrush Kit

  • Compresser
  • Airbrush Wand
  • Hose
  • Airbrush Cleanser
  • 18 Shades of Airbrush Foundation
  • Bronzer, Highlight, Blush
  • Practice Sheets
  • Brow and Eye Stencils

*Kit contents may vary per term due to availability.

Advanced Makeup Diploma Pricing

All Pricing is in Canadian Dollars

Tuition - $3997.00

Advanced + Airbrush Makeup Kit - $1745.00 + GST

Total - $5742.00

Deposit - $500.00 (This is subtracted from your final balance owed and is due at registration to hold your spot. The remaining balance is due on the first day of class)

*Makeup Diploma alumni receive 10% off tuition

(*Note - Tution & Kit fee for Advanced Makeup Diploma now include the Airbrush Certificate, previously a prerequisite)

Advanced Makeup 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 decade makeup
  • Theatrical and character makeup
  • Theatrical aging techniques

Advanced Makeup Kit

Tools & Disposables

  • Cape
  • Clear Set Bag
  • AW Journal
  • Cotton Pads
  • Kleenex
  • Q-tips
  • Puff
  • Mascara Wands
  • Fine Black Stipple Sponge
  • Sea Sponge
  • Stencil Burner
  • Stencil Glass


  • Detail Art Brush Kit
  • AW03 Contour Brush
  • AW03 Bronzing Brush
  • AW03 Cream Blush Brush
  • AW03 Foundation Brush
  • AW03 Eye Primer Brush
  • AW03 Concealer Brush

Makeup & Paint

  • Fireworks Fantasy Cream Paint Wheel
  • Water Activated White Face Paint
  • Water Activated Primary Paint Palette - 12 Colour
  • Waterproof Primary Cream Palette - 12 Colour
  • AW03 Theatrical Eyeshadow Palette - 20 Colour


  • Nose and Scar Wax
  • Pro Airbrush Primary Kit - 6 Colour
  • Tatto Pen
  • Proaside Medical Grade Water-Based Adhesive
  • Telsis Super Solv Gel
  • Final Seal
  • Barrier Cream
  • Fashion Lashes
  • AW03 Cleansing Water
  • AW03 Hydrating Cream Extreme
  • AW03 Dual Action Makeup Remover

*Kit contents may vary per term due to availability.


  • Students must have completed and passed the Makeup Diploma program with a 75% or higher
  • Our Airbrushing Certificate is now included in the Advanced Makeup Diploma program so is no longer a pre-requsite

Advanced Makeup Diploma Part Time Dates

Program Hours: 168

Program Duration: 12 weeks

Program Days: Monday & Tuesday 9:30am to 4:30pm


  • March 1 - May 18, 2021
  • June 21 - September 7, 2021
  • October 25 2021 - January 11 2022

*Dates are subject to change.


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