Makeup Classes for Aspiring Artists


Are you interested in breaking into a new and exciting career or developing more advanced skills in order to increase your earning potential? Learn the art of makeup from Boston’s leading professional makeup artist and Anemone Makeup founder Ann Marie Laurendeau!

At Anemone Makeup Classes, we provide students with the most current application techniques and skills they will need to work behind the scenes at photo shoots, high-definition broadcasts, theater performances, fashion shows, weddings, and other high-profile events.  

Whether you are already a makeup artist or someone who is seeking a new career, we offer a variety of affordable makeup classes that will fit your needs as well as your budget. All of our classes emphasize a hands-on experience to ensure that you learn the essential techniques for success.

Knowing how to apply makeup in a way that doesn’t look made-up is an art in itself!
— Ann Marie Laurendeau, founder

Some of the many advantages of enrolling in Anemone Makeup Classes and the Artist Training Program include:

Specialized Classes

We offer specialized training in the most marketable types of applications with courses in basic hairstyling, and media, fashion, theatrical, and bridal makeup.

Flexible Schedules

We offer a variety of weekday, weekend and evening classes throughout the calendar year. Following participation in our introductory Basic Beauty Class, students may enroll in additional classes that best fit their schedules.

Our Approach to Learning

With small class sizes and focused content, each student gets individual instruction. Our students learn with hands-on practice.


Anemone Makeup Artist Classes offer students an opportunity to register for one class at a time without the lengthy and expensive commitment of attending cosmetology/esthetic schools or other makeup training programs. Our Basic Beauty Class starts at only $395.

Professional Instruction         

Classes are taught by veteran Boston makeup artist/hairstylist Ann Marie Laurendeau, who currently works in the television, editorial, celebrity, fashion, theater, & wedding fields. Her 20+ years of experience and impressive client list have made her New England’s most sought-after makeup artist and educator. Ann Marie is passionate about helping students learn the makeup industry and welcomes them to share in her success. 

Intern Program  

Upon completion of all classes offered in our Makeup Artist Training Program, qualified students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and build their portfolio by working on-location with Anemone’s team of makeup artists.

A career in the makeup and beauty industry is fascinating, rewarding, and in-demand. Enroll today and discover why Anemone Makeup Classes have the leading edge in specialized makeup training.

Please note: We are not a cosmetology, vocational, or esthetic school. We provide students with a Certificate of Attendance which states the classes/program completed and the date.  Most states do not require makeup artists to have a cosmetology license. Find out what regulations apply to you by checking with your local government authority.