Digital FX Makeup Effects Artist Program

OVERVIEW

Program Duration: 17 Weeks

OSAP Eligible: Yes

Upcoming Start Dates:

  • May 31, 2021

Please note that all programs and schedules are subject to change.

FEES

Tuition Fee: $11,050.00

Student Kit*: $3,435.00

 

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

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

DESCRIPTION

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.

Graduates can expect to find work in film and television and also in a variety of fields including editorial work for magazines and bridal or family photoshoots.

DIGITAL EFFECTS MAKEUP DESIGN COURSES

NOTE: To participate effectively in our Digital Makeup Effects Artist Program, you must have full access to a reliable laptop. You will require full permission to use, change configurations, and install programs on the device you will be using for the duration of the program.

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:

Your laptop hardware and software should meet or exceed the following requirements:

MAC

  • OS: Mac OSX: 10.12 or above.
  • CPU: Intel i7/Xeon technology.
  • RAM: 16 GB required for working with multi-million polys. (Any additional ram would be beneficial).
  • HDD: 100GB of free hard drive space ZBrush and its scratch disk. (SSD drive highly recommended).
  • Pen Tablet: Wacom or Wacom compatible. (Carbon API).
  • Monitor: 15.4-inch (2880 x 1800) or higher recommended (Smaller monitors will work but will limit working area).
  • Video card: Most cards manufactured 2015 or newer. Must support OpenGL 3.3 or higher.

WINDOWS PC

  • OS: 64-bit editions of Windows Vista or newer.
  • CPU: Intel i7/Xeon technology or AMD equivalent.
  • RAM: 16 GB required for working with multi-million poly models. (Any additional ram would be beneficial).
  • HDD: 100 GB of free hard drive space for ZBrush and its scratch disk. (SSD drive highly recommended).
  • Pen Tablet: Wacom or Wacom compatible. (WinTab API).
  • Monitor: 15.4-inch (2880 x 1800) or higher recommended (Smaller monitors will work but will limit working area).
  • Video card: Most cards manufactured 2015 or newer. Must support OpenGL 3.3 or higher.
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