Digital Makeup Effects Artist Program


Program Duration: 17 Weeks

Upcoming Start Dates:

  • December 2, 2019
  • March 16, 2020
  • May 4, 2020


Tuition Fee: $11,050.00

Student Kit*: $3,435.00

Textbook Fee*: $100


International Students: A $2,500 fee will be added to your tuition.

*HST of 13% is applicable to all student kit and textbook fees.


This one-of-a-kind program provides aspiring makeup artists with cutting-edge training in the newest discipline of makeup artistry: digital makeup effects. Students will learn how to conceptualize characters and creatures in both physical and digital form. The Digital Makeup Effects Artist Program also equips students with in-demand skills including ZBrush, Photoshop, and creature design, and introduces them to the world of 3D scanning and printing.

Did you know? Canada is recognized as a world leader in video game development, animation, and visual effects. We rank third internationally for employment in video game development after the United States and Japan.

Makeup artists who pursue this diploma can expect to find work in video game development as well as film & television.



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CMU offers 7 specialized diploma and certificate programs designed to provide aspiring makeup artists with the skills and confidence needed to succeed in different areas of the industry.