Makeup Training Academy
Dallas’ Elite Makeup Training Resource
The Makeup Training Academy in Dallas, led by Terri Tomlinson offers elite professional makeup artist training. MTA brings reliable, modern makeup techniques to the industry, supporting both new and veteran artists. Whether you are pursuing a career in production, bridal, fashion, runway, television, or print, MTA Dallas can give you the skills and knowledge you need. Our former students work in all aspects of the industry from weddings to photo-shoots to the movies, many of our graduates have rich and rewarding careers all over the globe.
“Your Passion, Our Experience”
Makeup Training Academy has online classes at MakeupClassOnline and we continue offering in-person and private education. Our digital platform has Terri’s groundbreaking Color Theory in Flesh Tone classes and we are adding new classes throughout the year. Our in-person classes are professional, hands-on, technical classes designed to build your skill as an artist regardless of experience. There are many ways to build your abilities as a makeup artist at MTA.
Choose Makeup Training Academy
If you are serious about learning the art of makeup, consider Makeup Training Academy. We offer private and semi-private in-person classes as well as online options. Classes are for all levels and all aspects of the industry, catered to you and your skill. Classes and workshops are small, intense and short, focusing on specific skills and techniques. We give our students the maximum hands-on time available, work with models and create an intense and fun learning experience.
Our makeup training isn’t over just because you’ve completed your classes: we are highly invested in your success. In addition to ongoing education, our supportive community offers invaluable career advice, networking opportunities, and access to working opportunities after graduation.
Makeup Training Academy Has Programs To Fit Everyone
Terri Tomlinson, the founder of Makeup Training Academy, started the school with a mission to empower and mentor students and working makeup artists. Terri believes that it is important to teach the highest-caliber, and most up-to-date makeup techniques available. Terri has literally “Reinvented The Wheel” with her trademarked Color Wheel, and has adapted this modern, exciting approach to her teaching methods. Having had successfully taught the art and business of makeup for many years, Terri and MTA have an alumni that includes hundreds of successful make-up artists. Under Terri’s tutelage, many MTA students have worked on local & national print ads, television & film, fashion & videos along with establishing successful careers as independent MUAs. Now, Terri has expanded her teaching to include Virtual online learning and private coaching & mentorship.
Online Classes & Workshops
Learn at your own pace and on your own time from Terri Tomlinson. Our most popular classes & workshops are now available online at MakeupClassOnline.com starting with Terri’s world famous Color Theory in Flesh Tone. Are you looking to grow your skills in color matching and skin work? Let’s get started!
Courses Available Include:
Our in-person training is offered in private and semi-private classes. Private training allows you to learn specific skills based on your experience and needs. Semi-private classes give students personalized attention and hands-on learning. We provide models so that your hands-on time is maximized and you work on a range of skin tones. For information on Private Training, click here. Workshops and classes are for all experience levels because they are catered to you. Terri will be traveling more in 2023 with her world famous “Color Theory in Flesh Tone” Workshops. See below for offerings.
Upcoming In-Person Training:
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Frequently Asked Questions About Makeup Training Academy
The short answer is Yes! No matter whether you are a licensed cosmetologist or just starting out, Makeup Training Academy will teach you the fundamental techniques you need to thrive in the fast paced makeup industry.
Makeup Training Academy requires a deposit to hold your spot in class. The remainder is then due on or before the first day of class. MTA accepts certified checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express or cash.
We are not able to offer financial aid however we will allow students to make payments for their class prior to attending. (Class must be paid off before start date and a fee is incurred. Please contact us for details.) Those who have a Pay Pal account may want to explore their ‘Bill Me Later’ financing option.
If you are a working artist with a makeup kit, you are welcome to bring it with you to class. However, please make arrangements prior to starting. At Makeup Training Academy we utilize professional makeup lines as well as Terri’s line “Makeup 101” in order to expose students to high-grade professional products that work in all mediums.
All makeup products utilized in MTA classes and workshops will be professional grade cosmetics or items Terri has discovered in her career and uses. Most applications will feature Terri Tomlinson’s own line ‘Makeup 101’ which was developed in Paris. Other kits may vary depending on the nature of the class or workshop.
No. In Texas, Makeup Artists are not required to be licensed. MTA is geared solely towards providing the skills that a Professional Makeup Artist needs to develop in order to succeed. Our proprietor, Terri Tomlinson, has been a working Makeup Artist for over 30 years with a very distinguished resume. All guest lecturers are also Professional Makeup Artists with lengthy pedigrees as well.
Students receive a certificate of completion for each class taken. Completed classes from MTA enhance your portfolio, includes eligibility for many professional discounts , and helps prepare you for work in the industry.
Since there is no standard licensing regulation for make-up artists in most states, each student will still need to communicate with their respective state authority for information on business licensing if they wish to offer more than freelance Makeup Artistry in the Beauty industry.