Institute of
up Artistry & FX
of San Antonio


Teaching the Art of Makeup

"The field of Makeup Artistry is one of diversity and full of exciting opportunities in the entertainment, fashion, advertising, merchandising and beauty industries. Makeup Artists work as skilled illusionist, magicians that can create the exotic from the ordinary and transform the exquisite beauty into a monstrosity upon request"

Welcome to IMUA!!!

Thank you for  your interest in the Institute of Makeup Artistry & F/X of San Antonio. We are a unique Makeup Academy that focuses on high-quality education that is designed to provide students with skills, knowledge, and confidence to succeed as a Professional Artist. The Institute stresses the "Hands on" approach to learning. Emphasis is placed on observation of demostrations and application teaches the art of Makeup Artistry including Bridal Certification. We are the first Makeup School of our kind in Texas! You will gain the knowledge behind the craft & you will have an edge that is needed to be competitive in this ever growing and changing industry. Please look around the website and if you still have questions there is a contact page that will allow you to contact us directly. See you Soon!!!!

-Carrie von Loudon, Owner of IMUA

IMUA Students participated in a Photo Shoot for the Wedding Guide Ad 2015

IMUA Students @ the Bridal Extravaganza with The Artistry Company 2015

IMUA Students @ the Bridal Extravaganza 2014

IMUA students at the Bridal Extravaganza
Bridal Extravaganza display set

      BEFORE                     AFTER 

Anna Brown before her makeover
Anna Brown after her makeover


F/X Special Effects Makeup
before the makeover


after the makeover


actual graduating students