Do you dream of being a part of a makeup team, a career in the movies, or having your own business ?

Working on:

  • Runway/Designer Fashion Shows
  • Photography
  • Model/Agency
  • Magazine/Editorial
  • Bridal/Weddings
  • Client/Lessons
  • Film/Movies Journeyman Makeup Artist Non-Union
  • Union Makeup Artist
  • Video/Music
  • Commercial/Advertisement
  • Cosmetic Brand/Consultant
  • Freelance/Entrepreneur

If you answered yes, to any of these choices, then you have found the right place to prepare you for all of them.


We are proud of our training programs since the launch of lebec makeup atelier/LMA in 2004  we have certified over 100 professional makeup artist in our by acceptance only programs who are actively working in the industry doing makeup and more. With the success of our highly recommended courses Pro Beauty and The Master Makeup Art Training.  Students now save a $1,000.00 for a fully combined program which is a “Diploma with 170 hours of training”.  This ensures a knowledgeable and well prepared makeup artist eager to begin a career. 

We encourage makeup artist to expand their careers with participation in public networking, workshops, events, beauty and fashion shows that strengthen confidence and promote experience.  As a makeup artist you will always want more inspiration and motivation to stimulate your creative energy in “The Art of  Makeup”  it will be an endless journey waiting for you to discover it!!!

What is the difference between a certificate and a diploma?

  1. an official document attesting a certain fact, in particular.


  1. a certificate awarded by an educational establishment to show that someone has successfully completed a course of study.
    • More; an official document or charter.

Owner/Creative Director/Hair/Makeup Artist/Training Specialist  

Lebec DeWeese

Lebec,  is the creative director who believes in being a teacher with facts not opinion it is a priority to continue in being an active participant for all media.  This in turn gives the student a unique experience learning from a career professional in hair and makeup artistry.  Students will be inspired to gain the wealth of knowledge from a mentor with a resume they would be proud to call their own. Click to view portfolio  Lebec DeWeese

Special Effects/FX/Character/Design/Hair/Makeup Artist/Educator

Ledora D. Carasca

Age is just a number; it does not define or limit the ability to teach an in-depth knowledge of special effects FX makeup artistry in lecture, theory and hands on makeup application.  Ledora, embodies the years of an old soul and has the ability to educate and train students beyond a pretty complexion.  Her strong sense of direction and detail are very apparent in her course syllabus and instructional format. She has 5 years of experience to date working her way up from assistant, apprentice, junior to senior makeup artist to now protegé to Lebec. Click to view portfolio  Ledora D Carasca


lebec makeup atelier
211 W. Emporia Street
Ontario, CA 91762
Business Cell Text or Call (909) 702-0902

LMA ( lebec makeup atelier ) an intimate studio space with minimal square footage has proven to be irrelevant due to the quality of our well-trained professional makeup artist that are taught in “THE ART OF MAKEUP” we are known by our reputation and unique customized catered program for the beginner and the makeup artist who seeks to advance or upgrade their skill level.


INTERVIEW:  Please do not be shy! After all you need to step out of your comfort zone and see what is POSSIBLE in the ART of MAKEUP!  

Meet Lebec,  the main educator/instructor/mentor who will answer any questions good or bad about the pro’s & con’s of being a MAKEUP ARTIST !!  

Text or call Lebec 909-702-0902 leave your name and return phone number to set up a day & time to discuss all options. 

Let’s be real your learning begins from the first contact with Lebec, who is no stranger to life and welcomes all to her studio for a private personalized training program for the individual STUDENT.  

START DATE & CLASS SCHEDULE:  Will be set after the interview and acceptance has been granted upon the agreement of either a full payment or payment arrangement.  All schedules are customized to give the freedom to balance a job or other prior commitments while training.

CLASS SIZE: 1 to 2 student artist ensures an exclusive and personal learning experience. Upon completion of theory students begin the hands on experience applying makeup to their face model.

PORTFOLIO BUILDING: All students receive via email before, during and after photographs of their daily class training session.  A necessity to studying the progress of their work from the start to the Final Photo Shoot and Graduation Day.

WE ACCEPTED:  Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover (credit cards are subject to a processing fee which will be added)  Cash, Cashier Check.


COURSE DURATION: 10 to 12 months 





PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP KIT has been included in the training fee price. Products will be the lebec makeup atelier/LMA color cosmetics and brush set brand.  A starter makeup kit will be included for the Special Effects FX Segment 2.

PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS Registration Fee: $645.00 NON-REFUNDABLE will be applied to Training Fee due on Orientation Day.

  • Option 1:  Weekly payment plan due every Friday, $76.25 (44 Week Plan) Total Amount Paid $3,355.00
  • Option 2:  Monthly payment plan due every 1st of the month, $305.00 ( 11 Month Plan) Total Amount Paid $3,355.00.
  • Low Income Students who qualify for reduced payment options. Allowing for more time to pay the training fee with a preset payment arrangement.

LATE FEE:  All students are subject to applied late fee for delinquent payments and are responsible to notify Lebec prior to occurrences and our subject to rules and regulations agreement.
30 days 5%
60 days 10%


1 Day Week – 4 hour session

2 Days Per Week – 4 hours session.


Orientation Day (4 Hour) – Course Syllabus
Theory (20 Hours) – 4 to 5 day in-depth theory lecture and note taking.
Training Hours (40 Hours) Hands on face model makeup applications.
Field Work (20 Hours) Out of Studio Hands on Makeup Applications

Total Hours 84

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Student/s will learn a clean beauty makeup application and develop the stages as they advance their skills to a glamour makeup application. As well as gain knowledge and experience session hair styling in order to complete a full service for their client or model. This program is equivalent to any Journeyman Makeup Artistry Program offered for working as a non-union makeup artist for film and television. And will prepare a makeup artist to begin the process of acquiring the necessary steps to apply for a union makeup artist application with the exception of its criteria.

An in-depth theory of product knowledge and the essential fundamentals in a lecture format of Q & A will be given during training and note taking. Hands on experience will commence once all theory is completed. This will move the student into another level of understanding of how to profile a model or client, begin to collaborate ideas of the makeup design and application. All artist will receive before, during and after photos of their face models to begin observing their progress through unedited and raw photos, along with the process of portfolio building. Daily progress reports are given during the training to ensure the artist understands all given methods, techniques while having the opportunity to discuss important experiences throughout the training.


Educator/Teacher Lebec DeWeese

Creative Learning Environment

Entrance examine questioner will be given.

DAY 1 – Theory – Product Knowledge, Building your professional makeup kit, Working with mediums.

DAY 2 – Theory – History of Makeup/Time Period/Eras.

DAY 3 – Theory – Skin Types, Pre-Existing, Conditions, Ethnicities, Hygiene/Safety/FDA and more.

DAY 4 – Theory – Face Anatomy, Bone Structure, Features & more.

DAY 5 – Theory – Eye & Lip Shapes and Types, Eye Brow Shapes/Types. Learn about your makeup brushes, tools and accessories

Hands On Model Profiling and Applications.

Location setup and sanitation for artist work space.

On set etiquette and learning to interact with other professionals.

Introduction to face shaping with highlight and contour methods.

Enhancement Makeup Design – Clean/Natural Beauty, Color Correcting/Neutralizing uneven skin tone/camouflage

Day Makeup Design – Adding matte color tones/shades to your makeup design. Applying custom fit eye lashes and individual eye lashes.

High Definition Makeup Design – Introduction to runway makeup design, working with pigments, glitters and more.

Editorial Makeup Design – Introduction to glamour, red carpet and celebrity makeup designs and applications.

Basic Session Hair Styling (Cosmetologist License not required for session styling)

Learning about photo shoots, commercial and advertising makeup design/applications.

Special Event Bridal Makeup Design & more.

Male Makeup Application (Grooming, Drag, Character)

Perfecting Eye Liner Techniques.

Pigment, Color Placement.

Natural Light versus Studio Light knowledge in Photography.

Review on all learnt methods and techniques. Q & A session between Lebec and Student Artist. Critique and Progress Report. Q & A on your career path.

Time Line Period Makeup Design and Application

Color Theory – Hue, Shade, Gradient, Gray Scale.

Out of the Box – artist creates looks from the runway, magazine, and other Art Forms.

Development of your Business, Marketing & Networking.

Photo Shoot – artist creates their own interpretation of a story board.

Final Pro Beauty Photo Shoot


Educator/Teacher Ledora D. Carasca

Theory Hours (16 hrs.)  – 4 days in-depth theory lecture and note taking.
Training Hours (36 hrs. Hands On) – Hands on face model makeup applications.
Educational Demo (12 hrs.) – Educator demonstrates method and technique prior to class.
Bonus Hour (1 hr.)

Field Work (20 Hours) Out of Studio Hands on Makeup Applications

Total Hours 85

Special Effects Starter Kit is included with this portion.

The Special Effects FX Makeup Design and Application Training will cover lecture, theory, skeleton & body anatomy, vascular veins and arteries, muscles, bald cap, old age makeup, character design for time period’s, theatrical makeup design and for the fine tuning of the makeup artist skills. Each student will learn how to collaborate with a creative director to complete a makeup design and learn the fundamentals on how to style the hair or wig and complete a costume for the full experience of film and prep, video, photography, theater and much more.



Old Age Makeup Application

Bald Cap Application & Makeup Design

Character Creation Design and Application Phase 1

Reading a Script

Building a Continuity Log

Understanding Video and Film Makeup Applications

Special Effects FX makeup applications learn how to create a variety of bruises, scratches, cuts, open wounds and burns. Through observation of their work students will understand what makes any character come to life. Gain knowledge on how to study and document the first impact through the healing process.

Character Design and Application Phase 2

Working with an Artistic or Creative Director

Fashion Runway, Print and Editorial Makeup Design and Application

Extreme Makeup Design and Application

Review on all learnt methods and techniques. Q & A session between Ledora and Student Artist. Critique and Progress Report. Q & A on your career path.

Animation & Cartoon Makeup Design and Application

Fashion Fantasy Makeup Design and Application

Photo Ready sessions will give each student an opportunity to begin a digital portfolio of their work.

Photo Shoot – artist creates their own interpretation of a story board.

Final Special Effects FX Photo Shoot


LMA Products are included in makeup art kits all are customized to the artist.  Kits will include makeup brushes, tools and accessories needed to perform a makeup application for all media as well as the general consumer.

LMA products are known for quality and superior results. Since the companies launch in 2004, LMA continues to strive for excellence at an affordable price.

“I am highly sensitive to many things so when creating my line it was important that I myself could wear all of it. And most important that it could be used for all media and is a consumer friendly product. It can be used on all skin types/tones, ethnic and age groups.” – Lebec

FIELD WORK: Makeup Artist will be required to practice outside of the studio to strengthen their understanding and abilities, such as following directions by assisting in events, productions, art walks, etc. By doing so this is considered to be job experience and may be added to a resume and ensures the artist to have acquired experience and qualifies for future opportunities in the field. The student will use their current knowledge by applying makeup applications for a hands on experience, to establish confidence in their skill level. Also a student will be ask to do face models at home for hands on practice in all areas of their current learning techniques and methods, this is highly suggested and recommended.