Full Time Media Makeup Course

25 Weeks - VTCT Qualification

25 week Full Time Makeup Course

We have rolled our most popular courses into one to give you the best of the best. In the 25 week period that you study with us and you will leave with a full level 3 internationally recognized certificate in Media make-up hairdressing and special effects makeup and you will also leave with a professional portfolio of images.
We try to offer all students on this full time course work experience of some kind. Please have a look at our news page for the kind of shoots students are lucky enough to attend.

No experience is needed to join this amazing course!…

This is a guide to your full time 25 week media hair and make-up course. Work experience is slotted in where appropriate for each student!

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Week 1-4

Basic make-up Looking at the face, shape, colour, skin type and tone. Application. Bases/powders/concealers etc, eye shapes, eyebrows, lip shapes/colours. Facial contouring. Nude looks, beauty make-up. Make-up for men. Camouflage and corrective make-up. Health and safety
20th Century fashion makeup for TV Film and Photographic
Fashion/Editorial Make-up Fashion and photographic make-up, lighting, Smokey eyes, glamorous Creative looks using materials other than make-up.
High Fashion and Catwalk makeup.
Colour theory, design sheets and portfolio building.

Week 5
Airbrushing Starting with the basics of cosmetic airbrush work including for high def and moving on to body work/body art.

Week 6, 7, 8
SFX Casualty effects and basic prosthetics Applying material i.e. wax etc, colouring, and finishing. Wounds, dead and alive, Bruising, Illness, death and shock. Skin disease. Scars, tears and sweat. Dirtying down. Basic wounds. Silicone moulding. Applying gelatine prosthetic, colouring and blending. Nose shape changing. Applying and painting prosthetics. Applying eye bags and old age stipple. Ageing with prosthetics. Applying bald caps.
Body Painting Using basic techniques and working up to advanced painting incorporating airbrush

Week 9
Character Make-up Looking at straight Makeup for men and women in theatre, film and TV. Contouring, character makeup, old age and facial hair. Changing face shapes. Blocking out eyebrows and changing eye shapes. Ageing, theatre and character work using make-up, wigs, bald caps, old age stipple (latex) and facial hair.

Week 10, 11, 12
Period hair and make-up and Wigs 20th Century and historic fashions of hair styling and makeup tecniques including 1920’s-1980’s 18th century, Egiption, Edwardian, Grecian, etc Theory of wigs. Getting hair prepared and ready for a wig. Learning how to do a cling film wrap and measurements to get wigs made. Applying wigs. Applying 3/4 wigs, 1/2 wigs, toupées and wefts, hairpieces. Blocking wigs and general wig care. Knotting. Prepping techniques. Laying on facial hair with loose hair, full chin and moustache. Applying beards, moustaches, eyebrows, sideburns on face. Measurements for having facial hair made. Fitting a lace beard, moustache, sideburns and eye brows. Applying and removing hair extensions.

Week 13, 14, 15
Bridal hair and make-up Techniques used to create amazing flawless looks on brides and the bridal party. Consultation techniques and communications. We believe it is important to know a full range of hair and make-up styles to be able to cater for all clients for a range of events.
Hair Styling for the media

Fashion hair you will learn techniques used on the catwalks and in the fashion industry including hair pads, plaits, backcombing, colours.

Week 16-17
Industry studies You will learn all about working on the set of a TV program or film, a photographic studio and theatre production. Working to briefs, mood boards, continuity, set etiquette and Script breakdown. Designing and carrying out full final assesment.

Week 18 – 19

Practice, Design and Portfolio Building a student portfolio of work to submit for final exam and marking. Test paper to be sat and submitted also.

Week 20

Portfolio You will also work on professional models and with a professional photographer to create several different looks for a professional portfolio. These images will be invaluable when you leave college in order to get work.

Week 21-25
Basic cutting and Barbering sectioning hair, blow drying, setting hair in rollers, brick and directional. Electrical equipment, one length cut, one length/layered bob, fringes. Blunt cutting, point cutting and basic layering. Uniform layers and basic barbering cuts for continuity. Health and safety.

On Completion of this Course you will receive a Level 3 VTCT Qualification.

Course Price = £7400 + VAT
Payment Plan Available
Kit Included

**A Deposit of 15% secures your place on the course**

Start Date 1
Jan- 8th – 2018
Mon-Wed – 10:00am – 5:00pm

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Professional Portfolio Shoot Included!

Can’t recommend this school enough!!
Had an amazing time studying here, perfect for anyone who is looking to start a career in make up!!

Franny Lenny

Ex Student, 30 Week Media Makeup Course