Introduction to Makeup
An introduction to the basics of makeup artistry and an insight into the beauty makeup industry. On this makeup course you will learn the key techniques for creating impeccable beauty makeup styles and find out what a career as a makeup artist involves...
Taught by: Niedian Biggs, Samantha Walker.
An introduction to the basics of makeup artistry and an insight into the beauty makeup industry. On this makeup course you will learn the key techniques for creating impeccable beauty makeup styles and find out what a career as a makeup artist involves. This course is an ideal first step towards a career in the beauty makeup industry, or for students wishing to learn the basics of makeup application to create a beautiful face. Demonstrations will be followed by the chance to practice on your fellow students and looks covered will include a natural beauty look, a daytime look and a smoky eye evening look, as well as false lash application.
The course includes:
- What is beauty?
- The role of the beauty makeup artist
- Skin and skincare
- Working with makeup artist brushes
- Skin tone / foundation selection and application
- Corrective make-up techniques
- Beauty makeup styles
- Eye makeup
- Eye line techniques
- Brow grooming
- Lash building techniques and false lash application
- Cheek colour application
- Lip colour application
- Current beauty trends
- Top tips for working in the industry
This is a beginner level makeup artist course. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.
As part of your course, you will receive an invite to a MAC Cosmetics discount shopping session which will enable you to purchase MAC products at discounted price. The shopping session may take place either during your course or in some cases the following week or weekend.
Sam Walker has been working in the make-up industry for over 10 years. She trained at London College of Fashion and then started her career with Make-up Forever, Paris. She has worked in fashion, beauty, film, theatre and weddings. Her editorial work includes features for Vanity Fair, Tatler and Flux (to name a few). She has worked as a bridal make-up artist for many years, which has included doing the make-up for the Duke and Duchess of Kent's daughter Davina's wedding at Kensington palace and Roger Taylor’s brides make-up, who is a band member of 'Queen'. Sam has also collaborated with the late Isabella Blow and Philip Treacey. She currently works with photographers such as Gisela Torres, the burlesque dancer Immodesty Blaize and works for MAC cosmetics in the UK. She also combines this with tutoring at London College of Fashion on various short-courses and regularly delivering seminars for the industry.
Please bring the following items with you to each class:
- Your own mascara
- Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser
- Notepad and pen
A professional brush set from beauty supplier Pazery Bouffard will be available to purchase at the first lesson at a subsidised cost of £70 (approx. retail cost £150 - cash/credit card only). This covers the minimum amount of brushes required to complete the course.
Details for booking
|Date||Day of Week||Time||Duration||Cost||Status||Location||Action|
|20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017||Monday - Friday||09:30 - 16:30||5 days||£725||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|
|22/04/2017 - 20/05/2017||Saturday||10:00 - 17:00||5 Weeks||£725||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|
|26/06/2017 - 30/06/2017||Monday - Friday||10:00 - 17:00||5 Days||£725||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|
|21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017||Monday - Friday||10:00 - 17:00||5 Days||£725||Available||Lime Grove - W12||Add to Basket|