IMA Online Special Effects Course

Learn how to create special effects makeup looks perfect for costumes, TV & Film, special events and more!

In this course, you'll learn:

  • The tools and products needed to create SFX Makeup Looks
  • How to work with fake blood
  • How to create realistic burns, cuts, and bruises
  • Where to get discounts on SFX makeup for your kit

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Industry Makeup Academy?

Industry Makeup Academy is a Pro Makeup Studio based out of Atlanta, GA. Our focus is to empower makeup artists to pursue their passions through education, community, and mentorship. Over the past 10 years, more than 400 makeup artists have graduated from our courses in Atlanta. Now, we would like to bring that same experience outside of our studio to wherever you are!

What can I do with a Makeup Artist Certificate?

Having a certificate in Makeup Artistry shows people that have the necessary skills and tools to apply makeup at a professional level. With this certificate you will attract clients seeking professional services, employers who are impressed with your skills and experience, and gain access to industry events, memberships, education opportunities, discounts and more!

When can I start?

Immediately! If you paid in full, you will receive immediate access to your course.

Can I use my own makeup kit?

Of course! We always give students the option to use their own kits, even in our in-person classes. Please keep in mind that our recommended kit has everything you will need to complete the course.

How long does it take to finish?

You can move at this course on your own pace. Estimated time to complete the SFX Course is 4 Hours.

What if I have a question while I'm taking the course?

Feel free to leave a comment in the course modules and an instructor will respond within 48 hours.

How long will I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you complete payment, you will always have access to the training modules in this program.

What if I have more questions?

We're here to help! Please email us at [email protected]. If you're a student, please contact your instructor directly.