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Professional Media Makeup Artist School Minneapolis MN

Are you wondering what it takes to become a professional media makeup artist? We have the answer!
Opening in 2007, Faces Etc of MN is a Licensed Post-Secondary Career School for Professional Multi Media Makeup Artists, offering a global education(information recognized in our industry, anywhere in the world!  Whether you are a self taught artists, or just beginning this amazing career path-  and you are looking for certification as a production (film, HDTV, print, fashion) makeup artist, you can receive your Media Makeup Diploma here!

If you are dreaming of a NEW CAREER, we can help.

Faces Etc of MN is the ONLY licensed, and approved  professional media makeup artistry school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, under the Office of Higher Education (see disclosure at end of the page)  Our curriculum is the only “non-beauty school” makeup education approved  in the state-(which means we have a incredibly solid program and can therefore offer you a MULTI-MEDIA Makeup Diploma)

We provide state-of-the-art makeup instruction, courses, and classes to students interested in working in the world of multi-media makeup as a freelance or independently contracted  makeup artist.

We understand the importance of a real-world application to our educational theories, so we have formatted our classes to provide an environment for the working makeup artist. We have carefully designed our program to prepare students for work in the field, so our classroom and floor etiquette follow all  “on-set” standards and protocols.

Every Educator at Faces is currently working as a Freelance Multi-Media makeup Artist, when not in the classroom-giving you the most current and up-to-date experience anywhere!

Beauty School Makeup Artists vs. Professional Freelance Makeup Artists:

Most people are misled into thinking that in going to beauty school; they will learn to become a professional makeup artist. While beauty schools do teach the necessary beauty makeup skills for specific state requirements (under a Cosmetology or Esthiology license), these skills are for use in the salon environment, and are not the same possessed by a production or multi-media makeup artist.

Professional makeup artists working in production have careers in film, HDTV, print, runway, bridal, fashion, and video. It is imperative to note that they are NOT required to have a Cosmetology or Esthiology license. Anyone can work as a freelance makeup artist! Regardless of the fact you may or may not be a licensed professional, you are able to work in the production community.

Your 6 most important steps to becoming a Faces Etc of MN Media Makeup Artist:

  1. Find out what your passion is, this industry is built on passion!
  2. Request information off our website about your training interest, and start date.
  3. Make an appointment to take a tour and have an assessment to see if this is your career path. (Call us today!)
  4. Give 100% effort to your educational experience while you are here as a student.
  5. Graduate with a Professional Media Makeup Artistry Diploma from the best makeup school ever!
  6. Launch your career with confidence and the skills needed to make you the most successful artist you can be!

Our Facility-Catalog and Disclosure Statement:

Faces Etc. Of MN 4419 Nicollet Ave S   Minneapolis,  MN   55419

Faces Etc of MN, is located in South Minneapolis just minutes away from prestigious Uptown area-with many shops and stores nestled in the Kingwood neighborhood. With great access to all major highway’s we are right off of 35W at the 46th street exit! Just a few miles north of The Mall of America, one of the largest shopping malls in the country!

Our facility is a vintage boutique style duplex building from the 1940’s. With our facility located on one of the major through fares in the city, with buses, and light rail stops nearby! We are on the main street level and the upper level of the facility houses apartment rental and our own private nine space parking behind the building. There are many outside food sources where students are allowed to leave the facility during lunch to get meals, all within walking distance!

We have a lower level that is utilized for student break rooms with tables and chairs, a Refrigerator and Microwave for preparing lunches-the space is also utilized for outside industry meetings and Faces Alumni gatherings!

We are outfitted with state-of-the-art lighting, an HD camera and monitor, to help students get the best training possible! Our makeup stations are lit at 5500 Kelvin, allowing the student to see all flaws and imperfections in the skin, thereby allowing better ability to train their eye!

We run the classroom setting like a real set, thus helping the student become aware and accustomed to what to expect out in the industry!  Utilizing personal evaluation forms for every application offers honest feedback and critique in order to help them reach their potential. The student is guided through all makeup techniques with greater understanding on what elements need to be further practiced or understood in order to create an amazing makeup application for every medium! Students are being trained in film, television, print, editorial, fashion, bridal, corporate, new media, music video, special FX, and airbrushing skills!

We have eight student stations (class sizes are limited to eight) with mirrors, counters, and independent student cabinets for personal items to be stored.

Disclosure Statement:

“Faces Etc. of MN, is Licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota statues section 136A.821-136A.832  Licensure is not an endorsement of the Intuition, Credits earned at the Institution may not transfer to all other institutions.”

Office of Higher Education, 1450 Energy Park Drive Suite 350, St. Paul,  MN 55108-5227