Make up Courses

learn the skills and gain the experience to start your OWN career as a make-up artist!

Susan Markovic has worked in film, television and fashion makeup for over 30 years and is the owner of Makeup Mode, both a Sydney-based private college specialising in Short Courses and an agency for Make-up Artists & Hair stylists.

Susan has judged at the International Beauty Expo in Sydney (bridal category) and in 2011 was a judge at the inaugural competition for professional makeup artists – Battle of the Brushes.

As well as freelancing in fashion Makeup Artistry, Susan has taught extensively at various makeup colleges throughout Sydney, specialising in the fields of Beauty, Bridal and Fashion. She is a certified trainer who holds a current Cert IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110.

MAKEUP MODE MASTERCLASS – a school that focuses specifically on fashion and bridal make-up. From editorial to catwalk, fashion and bridal, Make-up Mode Masterclass will cover the art, the technique as well as influences from make-up trends around the world.


Makeup Mode Masterclasses main objective is to raise the standard of make-up education in Australia – to do this the school provides thorough and intensive hands-on training and mentoring to ensure our graduates are job ready.

Many of Makeup Mode's graduates are making a name for themselves as freelance Makeup Artists around Australia and Internationally. Some are being snapped up by brands such as MAC Cosmetics and some as assistants with leading Makeup Artists like Rae Morris and Rachel Montgomery.


Susan has taught and mentored some Makeup Artists you may even recognise including;

  • Rachel Montgomery - Makeup Artist of the Year 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • Tobi Henney - winner of the L' Oreal Paris Australia Makeup Designer competition 2016, now holding the role L' Oreal Paris Australia Director of Makeup 2016
  • Ashleigh Quinn - winner of the Rimmel Australian London look competition and blogger @ozproductjunckie
  • ‚ÄčKala Harrison, Rachelle O'Donnell, Rachel Coenen and Emily James - part of the 2016 Oscar Winning Makeup team on Mad Max Fury Road,

Some other graduate successes include:

  • Iryna Mulligan - 2010 Winner of the Fantasy Makeup Category of the Sydney International Beauty Expo.
  • Kevin Suangsri - 2009 Winner of the Fantasy Makeup Category of the Sydney International Beauty Expo.
  • Sharon Min - 2008 Winner of the Fantasy Makeup Category of the Sydney International Beauty Expo.



TRAINING IN EDITORIAL, FASHION, BRIDAL & CATWALK MAKE-UP



Australia's Leading Make-up School - Your Short Course Specialist

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