Creative Make-up for Media and Performance Summer Course

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Program Description

Ideal for those who want to work as a make-up artist or pursue further studies in this subject, this course gives you the skills & techniques needed to explore this key creative role in performance, fashion, film or television. You’ll learn & practice a range of core technical and creative fundamental techniques to increase your confidence & practical skills.

Working in our dedicated make-up studios, you’ll be introduced to a diverse range of make-up & hair skills, as well as exploring special effects & prosthetic make-up for film & television. A series of tutor led demonstrations and inspiration sessions will increase your knowledge and understanding of the design and research process when creating a make-up look. You will be encouraged to experiment with techniques, materials and styles with extended practical sessions giving you the opportunity to create your own looks, which will be recorded in a series of professional photo shoots to add to your portfolio or cv.
You will work with specialist materials including latex application; a ‘zombie workshop’ will guide you through
the design process and application of creating your own zombie transformation. You will enhance your knowledge on iconic looks through the ages, recreating key aspects of the era and have the opportunity to experiment in a variety of period hair work, including wigs and specialist hair pieces. Your finished looks will be exhibited at the end of the course for group discussion and final critique.


Practical sessions to develop make-up skills in a Higher Education setting

Develop observational skills & aesthetic awareness in relation to make-up design

Develop individual make-up style through series of exploratory & experimental workshops

Explore industry standard make-up resources in a safe environment, developing confidence & understanding of appropriate use of equipment & best practice

Understanding fashion analysis techniques; how to communicate visually & respond creatively to a brief

Produce a digital folio of work for future development or use at interview

Develop knowledge and understanding of the make-up industry and the specialist roles within

What`s Included

• Avant Garde experimentation
• High Fashion techniques
• Contemporary Hair
• Casualty simulation make-up
• Flat Piece prosthetics
• Developing a character
• Zombie workshop
• Latex and Special effects application
• 1920s/40s/60s/80s Make-Up
• Wig work and Period Hair
• Ageing effects
• Series of photoshoots to record your finished looks


Acting, Acting, Film, Performance Design, Theater, Drama, Dance

Program Locations

Poole, United Kingdom

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Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
  • United Kingdom: Poole
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