Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry
Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry is the only licensed and accredited school of makeup artistry in South Florida. Cosmix provides training in all the different modalities—beauty, fashion, film, television, stage and special effects. Because of the school’s close proximity to Atlanta, the heart of the film industry, and the growing popularity of superhero films, character makeup and special effects has become the school’s most popular course of study. The 6-month Master Makeup Artistry is the longest, most comprehensive program designed for students who want to be well-rounded, train in every media, and work both as a makeup and special effects artist.
The MASTER program includes all the different modules:
- BEAUTY emphasizes the attention to detail necessary to work as a professional makeup artist in every media. The curriculum includes facial geometry, corrective technique, highlight & contour, color theory, color matching, custom blending, airbrushing, bridal and event makeup.
- PRODUCTION focuses on character transformation for film, television and the stage. Students learn aging, injury simulation, bald caps, hair work, aging, production and technical knowledge. The training is consistent with the criteria required for membership in the major makeup artists film unions.
- FASHION focuses on print advertising, catalog, runway, and editorial work. Students collaborate with photographers and professional models on numerous photo shoots in our state-of-the-art fully equipped photography studio.
- SPECIAL MAKEUP FX students learn lab techniques to work as special effects makeup artists/technicians. They learn design, construction, and application of prosthetic appliances for such modalities as film, television, theater, toy and game design, haunted houses and theme parks. The program culminates with a photo shoot capturing their final creature design.
In an ever-growing, constantly evolving industry, the school’s faculty are all accomplished artisans actively working. Many are award winning makeup artists- celebrities in their own right- stars on the reality TV shows- “Face Off” and “Skin Wars”, or key artists on the current blockbuster movies and television series. During make up classes they share their real-world experiences working on runway shows, music videos, feature films, television series, and other events.
They share their passion for their craft and immerse students in real-world projects that challenge their creativity. Cosmix students acquire the knowledge, techniques, professional dispositions, confidence and on-set experience in their chosen specialties.
Cosmix has a strong Career Services Department. Business and marketing topics are integrated into the curriculum, so that at graduation students are prepared to enter the workforce. In one-on-one coaching sessions, they plan their marketing strategy, develop interview skills and are counseled concerning their individual career pursuits. After graduation, students are alerted to job opportunities and workshops that might help lead to employment. Graduates are guaranteed life-time support with employment counseling, auditing classes at no charge, and having access to school facilities for personal projects.
Cosmix welcomes students from all over the world and is approved to issue I-20 student visas to qualified candidates. The school is located in Fort Lauderdale, and convenient to Miami and the Palm Beaches. Visit us at www.cosmixinc.com. Our commitment as a team is to exceed our student’s expectations and encourage the evolution of every artist’s individual style.
Cosmix is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) & is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, License No. 3170