Part Time Media Makeup Course

Part Time - VTCT Qualification

Part Time Media Makeup Course – January 12th 2018

We understand that some of you are unable to commit to full time education and so we offer this part time course as an intensive alternative which gives successful students who are dedicated to the subject the opportunity to work in the media, either in theater, television, film, advertising, photography or even catwalk.

Students should be willing to commit fully to this makeup course and be ale to complete a small amount of coursework outside of college hours.

12 Month interest free payment plan available, inquire for details…
An intensive course, of 1 year 1 day a week with continued assessment.

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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.

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

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 molding. Applying gelatine prosthetic, colouring and blending. Nose shape changing. Applying and painting prosthetics. Applying eye bags and old age stipple. Aging with prosthetics. Applying bald caps.

Body Painting Using basic techniques and working up to advanced painting incorporating airbrush.

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. Aging, theatre and character work using make-up, wigs, bald caps, old age stipple (latex) and facial hair.

Period hair and make-up and Wigs 20th Century and historic fashions of hair styling and makeup techniques including 1920’s-1980’s 18th century, Egyptian, 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.

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.

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 assessment.

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.

Basic hairdressing, 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.

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

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.

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

Course Price = £4900 £3920 + VAT
Payment Plan Available
Makeup Brushes & Hair Kit Included

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

Start Date
January 12th – 2018
Fridays – 10:00am – 5:00pm

I feel I have become more confident in my work and started to build up a great portfolio. The school teaches professional skills, helping you gain a great understanding of different techniques throughout the make-up industry. The school is based in a great location, media city, where all the staff make you feel welcome.

Hannah Mather

Ex Student, Part Time Media Makeup Course

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