Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Makeup Training Academy Always Has Great Classes & 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 workshops offer specialized and unique training opportunities in 1-2 day formats to small groups of makeup artists. All workshops 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.

In-Person Classes

Tuesday, Jan 10-12 2023
Start: 10:00 am

Class: Level 1 Professional Makeup
3 Day Class


Makeup Training Academy,
204 E. Main St.
Richardson, TX 75081


$2000 includes all makeup material, print-outs and models

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022
Start: 10:00 am

Workshop: Color Theory In Flesh Tone
3 Hour Class


Makeup Training Academy,
204 E. Main St.
Richardson, TX 75081


$250 includes all makeup material, print-outs and models

More Scheduled Soon

Online Classes

Color Theory In Flesh Tone (Online)

Color Theory Flesh Tone
Virtual Class

Color Theory in Flesh Tone is a 45 minute 4-lesson class on the basics of color theory and how to use it in skin using The Flesh Tone Color Wheel®. A must have for any working artist in order to understand the importance of color theory in makeup.

Class size: This class is online.

Other Color Theory classes may be available in person. Visit that link for more details.

Color Match (Online)

Color Match

Color Match helps artists work more proficiently with global skin tones by training the eye to see and work color in skin. CM focuses on the ability to customize, adjust and correct color in skin, in brown and in neutral through the use of color theory in flesh tone. Color Match consists of 10 lessons spanning over 8 hours with an optional hands-on portion. Comes with a makeup kit that includes The Flesh Tone Color Wheel®.

Location: Online class

The Program (Online)

The Program

The Program gives artists access to all content on Makeup Class Online, including Color Theory in Flesh Tone and Color Match. Receive the workbook for CTFT as well as a kit with the wheel for Color Match. Additional classes are offered with more being added.

Location: Online class

Frequently Asked Questions About MTA Workshops

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.

Just contact our office and we can share the most commonly used financial aid sources we are aware of. Those who have a Pay Pal account may want to explore their ‘Bill Me Later’ financing option.

Makeup Training Academy does not allow the use of alternate makeup kits in class. We utilize a proprietary line of professional grade Makeup developed by Terri Tomlinson.

All makeup products utilized in MTA classes and workshops will be professional grade cosmetics. 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.

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Color Theory Flesh Tone
(In-person Class)

A hands-on and demo style workshop for anyone wanting to better understand color theory in skin. Comes with The Flesh Tone Color Wheel® and Rescue Makeup Palette

Class size: Small class size, usually 5 or less.

Other Color Theory classes may be available online. Visit that link for more details.