How to Become a Makeup Artist
We can tell you how to become a makeup artist. Call or come visit our school, talk with an advisor to figure out your program of study, and discuss with our financial office your different payment options. Would you like to sit in a morning lecture or demonstration on a topic that interests you? Pin-up vintage makeup, zombies, injury simulation, airbrushing? You will see why students come from afar to study with us!
At our School Makeup is the Focus
Have you been looking at beauty schools, and the advisors are trying to interest you in hair? Cosmetology is a great field, but you want to be a makeup artist! At Cosmix school makeup comes first.
At Cosmix you can be an Artist of MakeupHave you always had an artist flair, but you did not know how to turn your talent into a lucrative career? You do not want to be a "Starving Artist"! At Cosmix you can be an artist of makeup. From clean delicate natural makeup to edgy "avant-garde" theatrical styles.
ScholarshipsThere are a limited number of scholarships available each year. They are awarded based on application and interview. Entries are accepted all year long. Makeup Artist students may apply for either an Artistic scholarship or a Florida Residence scholarship. Either one of these may be combined with an Industry Scholarship for licensed professionals or an Alumni scholarship for those studying two programs (like Fashion and Skin Care.)
For those who qualify, the following scholarships are available and competitively awarded to applicants who meet all the enrollment requirements:
Florida Resident Scholarships
These scholarships are available to Florida residents. For those who qualify, these scholarships provide $2000 tuition assistance for the Master Makeup Artistry program and $1,000 tuition assistance for the Production or Fashion Makeup Artistry programs. Applicants must submit a scholarship application and show proof of Florida residency for over 1 year. Apply now>
For those who qualify, Artistic scholarships provide $2000 tuition assistance for the Master Makeup Artistry program and $1,000 tuition assistance for the Production or Fashion Makeup Artistry programs. Applicants must submit a hard copy portfolio, link to an online portfolio, or email a minimum of 6 images of 6 different works to firstname.lastname@example.org in addition to their scholarship application. There are 3 types of scholarships:
Creative Potential- this category includes all forms of art including makeup artistry and is for non-professional artists.
Professional Artist- this category includes drawing, painting, ceramics, clothing design, photography, graphic design, and other art mediums (not makeup artistry).Creature Artisan- this category includes character (injury simulation, aging, hair work, bald caps, zombies & prosthetic appliances & other special makeup effects).
Industry Professional Scholarships
For those who qualify, these scholarships are available to licensed cosmetologists, facial or full specialists, or nail technicians. Makeup artistry schools give a more in-depth education on makeup than cosmetology schools. For those who qualify, these scholarships provide $1000 tuition assistance for the Master, Production, and Fashion Makeup Artistry programs . Applicants must submit a copy of their cosmetology, nail, or skin care license in addition to their scholarship application. This may be combined with an Artistic or Florida Residency scholarship.
These scholarships are available to graduates who have successfully completed a program and are interested in continuing their education. Many students study makeup artistry and then go on to skin care. There are a limited amount of scholarships available each year. For those who qualify, these scholarships provide $1500 tuition assistance to Master, Production, and Fashion graduates.
This scholarship is in honor of an industry legend and former instructor at Cosmix. It awards $10,000 in tuition assistance for the Production or Master Program annually to an individual who shares the passion that fueled Jay Cannistraci in his successful career. Recipients must pay all material fees. Entries are accepted all year. For more information>
As one of the few schools for makeup artists in the country, we want to help our students succeed in their chosen profession. We hope to award scholarships to deserving students who need financial assistance. Don't hesitate to ask us for more information about our scholarships.