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Choose The Program That Works Best For You!

No matter if you are just starting out or have previous training, if you want to pursue an education in the art of special make-up effects then we've got a course for you! Read our course descriptions here then contact us to discuss enrollment, financing options and/or payment plans!

We offer a program for any level of enthusiast!

  • The Hobbyist path allows you to pick and choose from any of our courses offered, with no pre-requisites.
  • Our Career Path is designed for those pursuing a career in the art of special make-up effects. This pre-determined set of courses will result in a diploma as well as all the tools needed to pursue this career.
  • Introduction to Practical FX is perfect for teens with down time from school or adults interested in pursuing a career but not quite ready to pull the trigger on our career path. This course offers highlights of each course, giving you a taste of what you can expect from the career path.
  • For those who are not able to make it to Nevada, do not worry! All of our courses will be offered online in both the Hobbyist and Career Path methods as well as a special Mentorship program. The online courses emcompass everything and then some from the school. Through the Mentorship program you will also build a relationship with Tom and/or current instructors.
  • ADMISSIONS

    • Hobbyist
    • Pay Per Course
      $1,200/week
    • Only Take The Courses You Choose
    • Hands on Training in Classroom and Workshop Settings
    • All Materials and Kit Included
    • Access to the Online Version
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    • Career Path
    • Full Tuition
      $20,900
    • Complete All Courses Offered
    • Hands on Training in Classroom and Workshop Settings
    • All Materials and Kit Included
    • Includes Discounted Rate on Material Fees
    • Partial Curriculum Available for Graduates of Other FX Schools
    • Diploma Awarded Upon Completion
    • Lifetime Access to Online Courses
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    • Introduction to Practical FX
    • Tuition
      $5,000
    • Highlights of Career Path Condensed into 4 Weeks
    • Hands on Training in Classroom and Workshop Settings
    • All Materials and Kit Included
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    • Online
    • Subscription
      or Download
    • All in House Courses Offered
    • Available Anywhere You Are
    • Materials Drop Ship Available
    • Hobbyist, Career Path and Mentorships Options
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