Dreaming in make Up?  Want to follow that dream? Take our intensive 5 day Make Up 101 class and get certified in five days. It could change your life and your career.

88 Lexington Ave

New York, NY


T: 917 334-6155


711 North Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, Illinois


T: 312-442-0062

Certified MakeUp Classes at Media Make Up Schools in Chicago & New York


Put your best face forward. Media Makeup Academy offers the most up-to-date makeup training available, in an intimate, boutique-style setting.


Highlight your career with a superior education and the creative encouragement taught by an industry leader and a celebrity makeup guru. Artist and owner Amanda Shackleton invites you to experience personal hands-on training, in an industry you already love.


If you want to learn more about special occasion makeup for bridal events, fashion shows, or daily wear, you do not need to invest in a yearlong education. Amanda has created a specialized school with a five day program that is certain to enrich your skill and techniques.


Become successful in your professional career and learn all of the facets of the industry from business management to building a portfolio. Build your confidence and gain the invaluable education that sets Amanda’s school apart from the rest of the competition. Upon completion and certification by Media Make Up Academy, students will be eligible to receive their pro cards for industry discounts for up to 40% off from MAC, Make Up Forever, Inglot, Temptu, Bobbi Brown, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics and many more.


Having worked on celebrities such as Harrison Ford, Cyndi Lauper, Christopher Walken, and Anne Hathaway, Shackleton’s work has been featured in major magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, and Marie Claire. At Media Makeup Academy you’ll gain the amazing knowledge that you will need to become a sought-after makeup artist, so trust Amanda’s program to fine-tune your knowledge and to train your eye as an artist.


Whether you are new to the industry and aren’t sure where to start, or are ready to market yourself to a broader audience, the information and education you will receive from Shackleton’s five day program will make you an unstoppable force behind the scenes.


Come experience why Media Makeup Academy can help polish your skill and help you master the art of beauty. Register online, choose the class that you are interested in, and get ready to master your application techniques. Your customers deserve and desire your honed talent. Blend your natural ability with a firsthand education and get ready for sheer perfection.

Register Today!