Courses

Avant Garde

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.00 am – 4.30pm (3 Days)
Price $995
Portfolio Live model & pictures
Students who wish to specialise and work in the Fashion – Photographic – Catwalk - Editorial industries. This course includes: The most up to date catwalk looks, Hair paint techniques and ideas, Tricks of the trade and working with products. The course will include the following:
  • Preparing hair under a wig
  • Wig application & style
  • Hair piece attachment
  • Weft extensions
  • Hair straighteners & tongs
  • Avant Garde hair styles
  • French pleat
  • French plait
  • French bun
  • Men’s barbering & hair tidy
  • Application of hair accessories
  • Business practise & Portfolio building

Bridal Make-up

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.00 am – 4.30pm (3 Days)
Price (Evenings) $995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Bridal make-up is an integral part of make-up artistry, but it differs greatly from glamour, fashion or theatrical make-up. The three day introductory professional bridal course provides a clear insight and basic training for successful and professional bridal make-up. Each student is guided through a carefully considered and balanced mix of practical, theoretical and working simulations, by our dynamic and inspiring tutoring team. The course will cover:-
  • The role of the bridal make-up artist
  • Long lasting foundation and concealer application
  • Achieving flawless bridal skin
  • Bridal beauty eye make-up
  • Basic tear-proof eyelining and mascara technique
  • Long lasting lipstick application
  • Mother of the bride make-up skills
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course

Catwalk Make-up

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.00 am – 4.30pm (3 Days)
Price $995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Professional catwalk make-up is a specialised aspect of make-up artistry and as a genre it differs due to the nature of scale, viewpoint, lighting and speed at which the key characteristics of the make-up look must be achieved. The course will cover working under time restrictions and maintaining a calm demeanour whilst working under pressure. You will form an understanding of essential backstage etiquette, and the exciting design process which forms the collaboration between make-up artist and fashion designer. This is an exciting area of the course. Discover what really goes on backstage and the process of creating a catwalk show. You will have the opportunity to work on your creative skills and catwalk styles. This class will be taught by make up artists with extensive show experience in Paris, Milan, London and New York. The course will cover:-
  • Understanding the unique catwalk environment
  • What goes on at London Fashion Week
  • Who's who backstage
  • Essential backstage etiquette
  • What to expect front of house at a catwalk show
  • The catwalk make-up design process
  • Catwalk make-up trends
  • The make-up fitting for a show
  • Working as a catwalk make-up assistant at a show
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course

2 Week Theatrical /Film/ TV Make-up Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.00 am – 4pm (2 Weeks)
Hours: 60 Hours
Price (Evenings) $4,995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Our training for TV, Film & Theatre make-up is suitable for those with little or no professional experience, plus hairdressers and those who have previously trained in fashion make-up and now wish to extend their skills. The course will cover:-
  • Advertising trends and fashion magazines
  • Sultry smudgy eyes
  • 5 special occasion make-ups
  • 6 photography sessions
  • Straight corrective make-up - male and female
  • Ageing - face, neck and hands including use of ageing latex and green marble
  • Period make-up and hair - including 1920s, Victorian and Edwardian, 1940s, 1960s
  • Special effects - including bruising, open wounds, bullet wounds, cauliflower ears, track marks, scratches, burns, stitched wounds, nose in wax and eyebrow alteration using wax and soap, scar moulding material, gelatine and latex
  • Oriental - make-up and wigs
  • Special projects - including clowns and animals, period work, editorial and bridal.
  • Hairdressing - heated rollers and hot tongs, roller wet setting and period styles
  • Attaching hair pieces - including clusters, switches, wefts and backpieces
  • Hair lace wigs - preparation, care and application
  • Knotting & tonging - moustache, side-burns or beard; care and application of facial hair and laying on hair
  • Bald caps - application of vinyl bald caps
  • Tattoo - techniques
  • Airbrushing - demonstration of airbrushed make-up and stencilling
  • Work viewed on HD camera and HD monitor
  • Health and Safety
  • Talk by make-up designer
  • Working from storyline
  • Discussion of script research and continuity - including breaking down scripts
  • Studio + film crews - explanation of relevant job descriptions
  • Talk by actor - describing the job of make-up artist from actor’s point of view
  • Talk by lighting cameraman - discussion and explanation of lighting techniques
  • Business procedures - discussion on handling and laying out invoices and business cards, and preparing portfolio and CV
  • Agency - discussion about work experience from our agency with a view to progressing to paid work.
  • NYMUA Certificate

2019 Dates:

28th January 10th March 6th May 17th June 23rd September

6 Week Evening Professional Make-up Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm (Monday and Wednesday evening)
Hours: 30 Hours (6 weeks)
Price (weekday) $1600
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Develop a comprehensive understanding and increased confidence in professional make-up. Discover and explore professional make-up artistry secrets and attain key design skills required for success in the Industry. This course is designed to provide a full technical and creative introduction to professional make-up, whilst providing a varied curriculum of theoretical and practical aspects to learning. This course is suitable for all levels of make-up professionals – from beginners to skilled artists wanting a technical refresher course. Comprehensive syllabus covering the following :-
  • Getting started as a make-up artist
  • Understanding basic lighting
  • Basic facial anatomy
  • Colour theory
  • Professional brushes
  • The art of perfect skin
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Mineral make-up
  • Eye make-up
  • Understanding different eye shapes
  • Working with pigments
  • Precise lipstick application
  • Colour mixing and experimentation
  • Special occasion make-up
  • Bridal make-up
  • Editorial/photographic
  • 1 FREE portfolio shoots to help you build clients with a professional photographer who will edit your photos and give you 4 photo shopped photo’s from each shoot.
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course

2019 Dates:

28th January 10th March 6th May 17th June 23rd September

12 Week Fast Track Professional Make-up Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm ( Monday and Wednesday Evening)
Hours: 72 Hours
Price $3,995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Do you want a career in make-up? This course has been designed for anyone who wants to start a professional career in make-up. Join our highly intensive 12 week fast track course which covers all aspects of make-up and hair to start your career as a make-up artist.

What will I learn?

Our course will teach you how to become a qualified freelance make-up artist . We offer a free portfolio shoot at the end of the course to help you to develop your business and client base. It is important for make-up artists to be able to style hair, often an additional requirement of clients, so this course includes basic hairdressing. All equipment, products and handouts are provided on the course. Comprehensive syllabus covering the following :-
  • Basic facial anatomy, skin tone analysis, skincare, make-up hygiene,
  • Preparation/consultation
  • Colour wheel, brush types and their usage
  • Eye shapes/face shapes/lip shapes
  • Foundation application, concealing techniques, skin and radiance ,contouring and highlighting,
  • Smokey eye techniques, cut crease, application of false lashes, eyebrows, blush, lip techniques/shapes
  • Special occasion make-up
  • Bridal make-up/Asian bridal make-up
  • Catwalk make-up
  • Airbrushing
  • Editorial
  • Photographic
  • Media/HD make-up
  • Vintage
  • Hair (includes blow drying, plaits, hair up, hair extensions)
  • How to build your make-up/hair kit
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Guest speakers from the industry
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • Free set of brushes and make up kit
  • FREE portfolio shoot to help you build clients with a professional photographer who will edit your photos and give you 4 photo- shopped photo’s.
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course
  • On completion of this course you can attend the MAC Pro evening and receive 35% off all products. You will also receive a student card which entitles you to 35% off and apply for a student card at Bobbi Brown’s (35%) and Illamasqua up to (25%), Urban Decay, Becca Cosmetics, Make Up Forever, Too Faced, Smashbox, NYX, Anastasia Beverley Hills and Stila.

2020 Dates:

27th January 9th March 18th May 28th September

8 Week Master Program

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10am – 2pm ( Monday - Wednesday )
Hours: 100 Hours
Price $5,995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Do you want a career in make-up? This course has been designed for anyone who wants to start a professional career in make-up. Join our highly intensive 8 week master program course which covers all aspects of make-up and hair to start your career as a make-up artist.

What will I learn?

Our course will teach you how to become a qualified freelance make-up artist . We offer a free portfolio shoot at the end of the course to help you to develop your business and client base. It is important for make-up artists to be able to style hair, often an additional requirement of clients, so this course includes basic hairdressing. All equipment, products and handouts are provided on the course. Comprehensive syllabus covering the following :-
  • Basic facial anatomy, skin tone analysis, skincare, make-up hygiene,
  • Preparation/consultation
  • Colour wheel, brush types and their usage
  • Eye shapes/face shapes/lip shapes
  • Foundation application, concealing techniques, skin and radiance ,contouring and highlighting,
  • Smokey eye techniques, cut crease, application of false lashes, eyebrows, blush, lip techniques/shapes
  • Special occasion make-up
  • Bridal make-up/Asian bridal make-up
  • Catwalk make-up
  • Airbrushing
  • Editorial
  • Photographic
  • Media/HD make-up
  • Vintage
  • Theatrical make-up including SFX brusiing, open wounds, scratches, burns, stitched wounds
  • Creating a character
  • Tattoo techniques
  • Hair (includes blow drying, plaits, hair up, hair extensions)
  • How to build your make-up/hair kit
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Guest speakers from the industry
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • Free set of brushes and make up kit
  • FREE portfolio shoot to help you build clients with a professional photographer who will edit your photos and give you 4 photo- shopped photo’s.
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course
  • On completion of this course you can attend the MAC Pro evening and receive 35% off all products. You will also receive a student card which entitles you to 35% off and apply for a student card at Bobbi Brown’s (35%) and Illamasqua up to (25%), Urban Decay, Becca Cosmetics, Make Up Forever, Too Faced, Smashbox, NYX, Anastasia Beverley Hills and Stila.

2020 Dates:

January 13th (2 SPACES LEFT) March 9th May 10th July 5th September 6th

1 Week Professional Make-up Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.30 am – 3pm ( Monday - Friday)
Hours: 30 Hours (1 Week)
Price (weekday) $1600
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Develop a comprehensive understanding and increased confidence in professional make-up. Discover and explore professional make-up artistry secrets and attain key design skills required for success in the Industry. This course is designed to provide a full technical and creative introduction to professional make-up, whilst providing a varied curriculum of theoretical and practical aspects to learning. This course is suitable for all levels of make-up professionals – from beginners to skilled artists wanting a technical refresher course.
  • Getting started as a make-up artist
  • Understanding basic lighting
  • Basic facial anatomy
  • Colour theory
  • Professional brushes
  • The art of perfect skin
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Mineral make-up
  • Eye make-up
  • Understanding different eye shapes
  • Working with pigments
  • Precise lipstick application
  • Colour mixing and experimentation
  • Special occasion make-up
  • Bridal make-up
  • Editorial/photographic
  • 1 FREE portfolio shoots to help you build clients with a professional photographer who will edit your photos and give you 4 photo-
  • shopped photo’s from each shoot.
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course

2020 Dates:

January 13th (2 SPACES LEFT) March 9th May 10th July 5th September 6th November 2nd

4 Week Fast Track Professional Make-up Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 10.00 am – 1pm (4 Weeks Monday - Wednesday )
Price $3,995
Portfolio Live Model & pictures
Do you want a career in make-up? This course has been designed for anyone who wants to start a professional career in make-up. Join our highly intensive 4 week fast track course which covers all aspects of make-up and hair to start your career as a make-up artist. We are a centrally based Academy in central Manhatten in New York City, with easy access to public transport.

What will I learn?

Our course will teach you how to become a qualified freelance make-up artist . We offer a free portfolio shoot at the end of the course to help you to develop your business and client base. It is important for make-up artists to be able to style hair, often an additional requirement of clients, so this course includes basic hairdressing. All equipment, products and handouts are provided on the course.

Comprehensive syllabus covering the following :-

  • Basic facial anatomy, skin tone analysis, skincare, make-up hygiene,
  • Preparation/consultation
  • Colour wheel, brush types and their usage
  • Eye shapes/face shapes/lip shapes
  • Foundation application, concealing techniques, skin and radiance ,contouring and highlighting,
  • Smokey eye techniques, cut crease, application of false lashes, eyebrows, blush, lip techniques/shapes
  • Special occasion make-up
  • Bridal make-up/Asian bridal make-up
  • Catwalk make-up
  • Airbrushing
  • Editorial
  • Photographic
  • Media/HD make-up
  • Vintage
  • Hair (includes blow drying, plaits, hair up, hair extensions)
  • How to build your make-up/hair kit
  • Small classes to ensure you get that extra attention to detail
  • How to set up your own business
  • Career planning advice on all aspects of your career
  • Guest speakers from the industry
  • Join our agency to get immediate work
  • Free set of brushes and Make Up Kit
  • NYMUA Certificate awarded on completion of the course
  • FREE portfolio shoot to help you build clients with a professional photographer who will edit your photos and give you 4 photo shopped photo’s
  • On completion of this course you can attend the MAC Pro evening and receive 35% off all products. You will also receive a student card which entitles you to 35% off and apply for a student card at Bobbi Brown’s (35%) and Illamasqua up to (25%), Urban Decay, Becca Cosmetics, Make Up Forever, Too Faced, Smashbox, NYX, Anastasia Beverley Hills and Stila.

2020 Dates:

January 13th (2 SPACES LEFT) March 9th May 10th July 5th September 6th November 2nd

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