Special Effects Makeup School | LaSalle College Montréal Laval

Artistic Makeup - Stage and Special Effects Techniques

Institutional Certificate | 00623
CERT | Artistic Makeup - Stage and Special Effects Techniques

Do you long to create the beautiful faces that you see in fashion magazines, film and TV? Do you wish to learn more brush techniques and work with the most current professional make-up products? Delve deeper into the next level of Special Effects Makeup at LaSalle College!

Seasoned instructors, still active in the industry and class rooms furnished with the latest beauty equipment and products, allow you to perfect your skills and learn exciting, new makeup techniques. LaSalle College International School of Fashion , Arts and Design’s incredible teachers will guide you to distinguish yourself and give you the required skills to work on film and movie sets and for stage productions as well.

Artistic and technical makeup artists are in high demand and this advanced training in the beauty industry will increase your access to exciting projects. As a graduate, you will be able to work in entertainment, in fashion, on television and movie sets.

*Artistic Makeup - Fashion and Beauty Makeup is a prerequisite for this course.

This program is offered at the Montréal and Laval campuses.

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This program is available at LaSalle College’s Laval campus! Take the fast track to your new passion.

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  • At the Montréal and Laval campuses.

This program leads to a LaSalle College Certificate.

  • Master the make-up techniques for different environments (television, cinema, stage, etc.)
  • Acquire the knowledge necessary for the make-up design process
  • Integrate within the professional arena

The Artistic Makeup - Fashion and Beauty training is a prerequisite.

To be considered for admission, you must present your curriculum vitae or a letter of intent.

  • Television Makeup (40 h)
  • Cinema Makeup (100 h)
  • Stage and Theatre Makeup (85 h)
  • Fantasy Makeup (85 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals.

  • You are good at communicating and interpersonal relations
  • You have artistic skills and a sense of aesthetics
  • You demonstrate manual dexterity and creativity

This training is offered in English or French.

  • Full-time students will complete a program in one semester (66 in-class sessions over a 15-week period)
  • Part-time evening students will complete a program in two semesters (66 in-class sessions over a 30-week period)
  • Total of 330 hours (66 x 5 hours) of training