Professional makeup artist course

If you’d like to become a professional makeup artist, then our makeup training is the program for you. Our experienced trainers will teach you all the skills and techniques you’ll need to get started in the industry in 30 lessons, a total of 90 instructional hours.

What you’ll learn

The beauty industry is booming and to be a professional makeup artist you need to learn the proper skills to succeed. With the Art of Color training program, you’ll learn the skills and obtain a real diploma with international CPD accreditation. We’ll teach you how to select the best makeup for all skin types, ages and occasions. We’ll also explain all the ways you can create different looks with makeup, from natural to glamor, to the newest runway trends, including the latest techniques for cut crease application, smokey eyes and halo eyes. In addition to all that, we’ll teach you how to put yourself in the market with a special focus on social media training. The program will challenge you, inspire you and will teach you everything you need to know to be a professional makeup artist.

Take a look at what we have to offer

Photo shoots & Internships

It takes a lot of practice to become a good makeup artist. That’s why, in addition to theory lessons, you’ll get a lot of practice time with us through makeup assignments, master classes and photo shoots. We also offer internships through the program to give you valuable work experience in the professional world. Imagine yourself working behind the scenes for Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week, at the Dutch Film Academy, with professional fashion and beauty photographers, or on our own fashion shoots. 

What do you need?

  • A model to practice on. You can bring one yourself (you will hear in advance for which lessons you will need someone) or you can choose a model from our free online model bank.
  • An extensive, professional makeup set with brushes. You can buy a set from us with a 30% discount after you register. We have put together great packages to choose from:

What does it cost?

For 30 lessons (90 class hours) plus multiple internship offers and makeup events, you pay:

  • In Amsterdam €2850,- (Dutch or English lessons)
  • In Hoorn €2680,- (Dutch lessons only)

This price includes the registration fee, tuition fee, four photo shoots and the use of extra teaching materials from NARS, M.A.C Cosmetics, INGLOT and NYX Cosmetics. We accept a first installment payment of €699,- after which the rest can be paid in 10 equal monthly installments.

Note: You can reclaim 36% of this amount via Dutch income tax. This also applies to your makeup set! 

Click here for the Dutch website of the Dutch Tax Organization (Belastingdienst). 

Click here for the English website of the Dutch Tax Organization.