Fashion/Special Effects Make-up Diploma.

The ultimate course for those who are serious about a career in high-fashion Artistry. This course will take you from a basic foundation level, through to a high level of photographic and creative make-up. Working in pairs, the students work on each other to gain the widest range of experience.

The course covers:

Foundation:

  • Hygiene, health and safety
  • Full client consultation: skin analysis, face shape, eye brow shape
  • Skin preparation: cleansing, toning and moisturizing
  • Contouring: facial geometry and bone structure
  • Colour wheel – theory and identification (cool rose/warm peach)
  • Colour correction (warming/cooling)
  • Choosing and application of foundation
  • Concealer choice and application
  • Sun kissing (application of bronzer, shading, highlighting)
  • Powder application
  • Application of eye makeup showing a number of techniques
  • Application of false lashes both strip and individual
  • Lipstick, blusher application
  • Product awareness.
  • Day and Evening Make-up
  • European Bridal Make-up
  • Theory exam and Mock exam

Creative:

  • Catwalk smokey eyes Make-up with gloss
  • Creative Make-up: pop art
  • Eyebrow concealing with 1920s makeup
  • Diamontes,glitter and Feathers look
  • Glamorous Make-up: Double eyeliner
  • Aqua colour mask make-up
  • 1950s: pin-up look (photographic make-up)
  • 1960s Make-up: Twiggy look
  • Graphic lips
  • Color Photographic photo Shoot
  • Monochromatic make-up
  • Airbrushing
  • Stencils
  • Face and Body Painting
  • French Revolution
  • Pre-Renaissance
  • Geisha
  • Kabuki
  • Ancient Egyptian
  • Monochrome Photo Shoot

Special Effects:

  • Ageing
  • False beards & moustaches / stubble.
  • Cuts, bruises and scarring.
  • Bullet wound
  • Burns to third degree.
  • Spots / Blemish.
  • Pigmented Mole with hair
  • Open Bleeding Wound
  • Severed Finger
  • Cold Sore /Scab
  • Sweat and Sunburn
  • Slit wrists and slit throat

Hair Styling

  • Hygiene and Safety
  • Basic Hair Chemistry
  • Plaits - Three Strand, French and Fish Tail
  • Basic Blow Drying techniques
  • Hair Straightening
  • Advanced Blow Drying to create root lift and curl
  • Roller set and Root movement theory
  • Pin curl and Rag sets
  • Tonging / electrical curling
  • Hair finishing and texturizing
  • The Perfect Pony Tail
  • Twisting and pinning hair
  • Preparation for putting hair up
  • Dressing long hair - Chignon, Classic bun
  • Back combing/brushing
  • Beehive hair style
  • Types of hair pins and correct use
  • Hair Assessment