Professional Makeup Artist course

The beauty industry is booming. If you’d like to become a professional makeup artist, our makeup training is the course for you. Our experienced trainers will teach you all the skills and techniques you’ll need to get started in the industry in 28 lessons, a total of 90 instructional hours.

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What you’ll learn

To be a professional makeup artist you need to learn the proper skills to succeed. With the Art of Colors 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.

Photo shoots & Internships

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 Beauty industry. Imagine yourself working behind the scenes for Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week, at the Dutch Film Academy or with professional fashion and beauty photographers. 


For 28 lessons (90 class hours) plus multiple internship offers and makeup master classes, examination and the use of extra teaching materials from NARS, M.A.C Cosmetics, INGLOT and NYX Cosmetics, we offer you:

  • In Amsterdam €2950,- (Dutch or English lessons)
  • In Hoorn €2780,- (Dutch lessons only)

You can choose from two options to pay the tuition. You can transfer the amount before the start or in installments. In installments you pay € 699 as the first term, after which you can pay the rest in 10 equal monthly term from the start of your course.

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.