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The late Dick Smith has mentored more famous makeup artists than all of America's special makeup effects schools combined. As the most respected teacher in the makeup world, Dick's past students include many of the profession's current superstars like Rick Baker, Richard Taylor, Greg Cannom, Alec Gillis, Ve Neill, Mike Marino, Mike Fontaine, Kazuhiro Tsuji and Mike Elizalde. He is missed every day and his greatness will never be forgotten.

Dick has transformed the art of special makeup effects. His technical innovations set the standards for the industry he led for over half a century and his peerless artistry has thrilled and inspired generations of makeup artists and film lovers alike.

Dick Smith has mentored more famous makeup artists than all of America's special makeup effects schools combined. As the most respected teacher in the makeup world, Dick's past students include many of the profession's current superstars like Rick Baker, Richard Taylor, Greg Cannom, Alec Gillis, Ve Neill, Kazuhiro Tsuji and Mike Elizalde.

Through decades of genius and generosity Dick has earned the love and gratitude of makeup artists around the world. Some of these loyal friends carry on his great tradition of mentorship as instructors for his Basic and Advanced makeup courses, encouraging students to reach for the creative sky to achieve their dreams.