About us

About us

A school by make-up artists, for make-up artists.

Founded by accomplished professional make-up artisans Vlad Taupesh and Josef Rarach in 1998 that fosters creativity and experimentation.


Here at FX Makeup school we bring you professional makeup training from skilled instructors that have years of experience working in the industry. All of the instructors at FXMS are currently working in various areas of the industry doing everything from beauty makeup to special fx.


Everyday something new is discovered in the exciting world of makeup artistry and our mission at FXMS is to share these new techniques with our students.

The successful make up artist requires not only artistic and creative ability but also the ability to have technical expertise, sales skills and be excellent communicators and organisers.


Our courses are designed to provide students with the skills and confidence to succeed as career makeup artists.

 Learn from expert tutors with years of industry experience:

-Character Makeup

-Prosthetic Makeup

-Special Makeup Effects

-Airbrush Makeup

-Full body makeup

-Hair work and Wigmaking

-Beauty Makeup 

and more!


From day one, students are immersed in the fundamentals of make-up artistry with aspirations of working in the film industry. FXMS gives future artists the opportunity to discover their own unique style under the training of licensed instructors with professional expertise in film, television and fashion. Their vision begins to come alive as they infuse their talent with skill whether it be within the intricacies of prosthetics or the delicacy of beauty make-up.


Aiming only for success, students are encouraged to treat their works as an expression of their individuality. In this way our professional make up courses are unique.  We enrol a maximum of 10 students in each class, to ensure a more personalised and thorough training program.