Academy of Makeup Artistry – Cammua is an elite makeup artist school bringing modern makeup techniques to the industry. We are among the best makeup artist schools for film, television, print and music video.
Academy of Makeup Artistry – Cammua has graduates who have been at the top of high fashion makeup artistry, bridal makeup business, film and television industry, and independent freelance artists. This school is for those who are serious about making makeup artistry their career. Classes are intense and fun and expectations are high. We expect nothing less than the best for our students.
Gia Deo, the owner and founder of Academy of Makeup Artistry – Cammua, was born and raised in the world of fashion and makeup artistry. Her method of instructions have been proven to be very successful for over 30 years. She takes pride in her students and expects excellence from them.
In the shortest amount of time, when compared to other makeup schools, Academy of Makeup Artistry – Cammua will enrich individuals with knowledge that allows you to take makeup artistry to the professional level. In only one short week, you will learn all the essentials and advanced techniques you need to know to become the best in your selected field. You will be equipped with knowledge on how to begin your makeup artistry career successfully. Graduates are always welcome to reach us for questions and consultations. You can always come back and take a refresher class at any time for free.
Why choose Academy of Makeup Artistry?
Our classes are small to ensure proper education, unlike other schools that pack in 10-20 students and only care about the numbers not the quality. We have graduated over 1,000 students since 2006. Our guarantee is that you can take the class over as many times as you like without paying additional fees. We want all our students to succeed immediately. Networking and development is one of our strengths along with education.
Do I need to buy Makeup Kit for the class?
The purchase of a kit is not necessary to attend our classes. Along with the education, Academy of Makeup Artistry provides all makeup supplies to use in class. You will receive a makeup kit for you to take home and use (master program only). This kit will not be used in class. Airbrush program will be given an airbrush kit to take home.
Who are the classes taught by?
All the instructors at Academy of Makeup Artistry have been hand chosen and trained by Gia Deo herself. Gia prides herself in the techniques and way of training that she has developed. All instructors at Academy of Makeup Artistry have had years of experience in the field of makeup.
Why are the classes short compared to other schools?
Other schools offer financial aid and to do so they need to extend their programs to a certain amount of hours. Having shorter classes will allow you to fully work hands on and begin working sooner rather than later. If you ever feel that you need more practice, you are always welcome to come back and retake any one class or previously completed program for FREE as many times as you’d like.
Who can enroll?
Anyone who is over the age of 14 can enroll. There is no diploma or other requirement to attend our school.
Do I need prior makeup experience?
No, you do not need prior experience in the field of makeup. Students will learn everything from the very beginning and no one will be left behind.
Do you offer job placement?
No, we do not offer job placement. However our school has a private Facebook page that we network and post jobs to when we get them. Past students may also post jobs there as well. In our course we will give you the knowledge on how to begin your job search. We provide business guidance on how to develop portfolios and websites.
Is your school an accredited institution?
We do not have accreditation as it would restrict our ability to update our curriculum regularly and hire makeup artists as our instructors.
How long has Academy of Makeup Artistry (Cammua) been in operation?
In 2006 our first school opened up in Newport Beach, CA. We now have 5 locations!
How can I register for the class?
Registration is easy. Either sign up in person at the location you wish to attend, register online, or call us and we can do your registration over the phone.
Where can I find your course dates?
All of our class dates can be found online on our website. If you cannot attend any of the dates set, we are more than happy to set up a special schedule for you at no additional cost.
Who will I work on in class? Do I need to bring in a model?
All students will work on each other in class. This will allow you to learn how to work on the different face and eye shapes as well as give you the opportunity to feel what the client will be feeling as far as application.
Do I receive a license when I am done?
No there is no license for makeup artist only a Certificate of Completion.
What is a certificate good for?
Our Certificate will help you in obtaining your pro cards with all major makeup brands. Our certificate can be used as one of the qualifications, but there are more requirements needed for each brand.
Can I get a job with my certificate?
Our certificate will give you an advantage when applying for makeup jobs with retailers and department stores. This will show them that you are well versed in makeup application as well as etiquette and hygiene. Our certificate will also show your clients that you took the time to learn your craft from professionals and not from watching YouTube videos.
Do I need a cosmetology or esthetics license to be a makeup artist?
No, you will only need to get a cosmetology or esthetics license if you plan on working in a salon or spa or anywhere there is a licensed establishment with State Board of Cosmetology. California is an entertainment state and makeup artist are freelancers working in the entertainment industry.