Makeup Training Academy

We train professional makeup artists.


A Makeup Artist School

We have classes and workshops for all levels.


We've Got You Covered!

Welcome to the most established makeup school in Dallas.


Makeup Classes Dallas Texas

Opened in 2010 to offer makeup classes in Dallas Texas, Makeup Training Academy is one of the oldest and most established makeup programs in the city. We teach professional makeup artistry for all mediums including photography, film, Television, runway, red carpet, bridal and retail. Professional makeup artistry is about being able to do makeup on any face, on any skin tone for any occasion. That is our focus at Makeup Training Academy. Our program is unique to any other makeup classes in Dallas.

Owned and operated by veteran makeup artist and educator Terri Tomlinson, students have the benefit of learning from an experienced professional whose career in both the cosmetic and production industries has spanned 3 decades. Not only is Terri a working makeup artist in the production industry, she is the inventor of The Flesh Tone Color Wheel™ which is revolutionizing the way makeup artists work with Color Theory. Terri is a leader in the Dallas makeup community and a nationally recognized educator and expert. She prides herself on offering students a strong foundation on which to build their careers in today’s makeup industry.

“I opened Makeup Training Academy in 2010 because I did not think you should have to travel to L.A. to take makeup classes. We needed a place in Dallas where artists could come to learn the craft and grow their skill level. Makeup is an art that you are always practicing, but it is based on a skill-set and that is what I focus on teaching my students. With a strong skill-set you can do anything.”

Our makeup classes are different

  • small class sizes
  • personalized instruction
  • hands-on practical education
  • taught by Terri Tomlinson
  • focused on theory, skill and application techniques
  • business development and mentorship included

We focus on skill at Makeup Training Academy

  • how to apply makeup in any medium, on any face
  • color theory / light theory
  • camera ready makeup
  • sanitation and hygiene
  • super natural to dramatic
  • how to build a pro makeup kit
  • how to start your business and work in the industry

All makeup classes are taught in a working makeup studio, and you’ll start applying makeup from day one.

Become A Professional Makeup Artist

We offer three levels of makeup class starting with Level 1, plus an assortment of workshops that change to reflect what is needed in the industry All new artists start in the Level 1 5-Day Complete Beauty class although many workshops are open to beginners. Check out our classes and schedule to see what’s coming up.

For more information on Terri Tomlinson’s Makeup Training Academy, please call 800.531.5092, or e-mail moc.y1537497855medac1537497855agnin1537497855iartp1537497855uekam1537497855@ofni1537497855.

*There is no regulatory certification in the state of Texas. A cosmetology license is required in the state of Texas only to work in a salon or spa.

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