The American Pinup Academy was founded to educate professional makeup artists in the art of cosmetics & and to provide photographers with a professional studio space with a full working MUA & hair team to help capture their image.

The Academy offers Pinup Photography Packages for women who have always wanted to be a Pinup Model and Glamour or Business Portraits for those seeking a less then vintage, yet professional look.


The Academy offers a 6-week (225 hours) and 10-week (400 hours) makeup program that focuses on teaching basic cosmetic fundamentals, leading to more intermediate and advanced application techniques. Are you a makeup artist wanting to get a bit more education? Great ! The Academy offers specialty courses in Bridal, Fashion/Editorial & Avant-garde makeup for the makeup artist looking to expand their skill sets in these areas.

Need a flexible schedule ? We offer flexible part-time programs for the working adult !!

All makeup students, graduate with a digital portfolio of their work.

6-week (225 hours) Makeup Course
Tuition $2250
Makeup Kit $1000

10-week (400 hours) Makeup Course
Tuition $4000
Makeup Kit $1000

Bridal, Fashion, Avant-Garde Specialty (60 hours)
Tuition $1500
Makeup kit is $600