Always Great Makeup Classes, Workshops & Events
If you’re into Makeup, Fashion & Glamour, then check our schedule of events often! We always have great training & Pro tips just for you. Our in-person events offer specialized and unique training opportunities in 1-2 day formats to small groups of makeup artists. All in-person classes are hands-on with no more than 8 students at a time. This means that you’ll receive a personalized experience and the chance to practice and grow as a professional makeup artist.
Live Classes & Workshops
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. 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:
Unless otherwise specified, all in-person classes and workshops will be held at the Makeup Training Academy in Dallas Texas
Makeup Training Academy
204 E. Main Street, #500
Richardson, TX 75081
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!
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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.