Fashion and Editorial Makeup
This makeup course teaches you the creative techniques of the professional makeup artist, and gives an insight into the fashion and editorial makeup industry. You will learn practical and professional skills, and design creative fashion and editorial makeup styles.
The course includes:
- The role of the professional makeup artist
- Preparation of the model
- Natural beauty makeup
- Strong advertorial make-up accentuating cheek bones, lips and correcting face shape using contouring
- Selection of bases and skin finishes
- Application of false eyelashes, strip and flare
- Current trends in editorial, couture and ready-to-wear makeup
- Working with designers to a brief
- Blocking out of eyebrows and facial adornment for catwalk and editorial makeup purposes
- Whitening the skin for high impact imagery
- Changing the eye / lip shape
- Introduction to body painting
Our makeup courses take place in our makeup studios housed within our Lime Grove site in West London.
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.
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and over.
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.
Discounted Shopping Event:
As part of your course, you will receive an invite to both a MAC and Bobbi Brown discount shopping session. Enabling you to purchase products at 35% discount. The Masterclass and shopping sessions may take place either during your course or in some cases the following week or weekend.
Sam Walker has worked in the make-up industry for over 17 years. Her career started with Make-up Forever, Paris. Working in fashion, music, beauty, film, theatre and bridal. Her editorial work includes features for Vanity Fair, Tatler, Tank, Flux, What?, amongst others. She has worked as a bridal make-up artist for many years. A Royal wedding: Duke and Duchess of Gloucester’s daughter Lady Davina Windsor at Kensington palace, Roger Taylor from QUEENs brides make-up, are to name a few. Sam has also collaborated with the late Isabella Blow and Philip Treacey. Photographers Gisela Torres, Cody Burridge, Pete Bartlett. Commercials for Simple, Yorkshire Tea, BT, CISCO. Celebrities; the burlesque dancer Immodesty Blaize, Salma Hayek, Tina Turner, Nigella Lawson. She also combines this with tutoring, training Global brands and regularly delivering seminars for the industry.
Ruth Brophy trained in both film and SFX in IADT Dublin, Ireland and Fashion Editorial in London College of Fashion. Working freelance on editorial shoots, advertising campaigns, fashion week show’s and music videos with top photographers. Ruth has published work in magazines from British Vogue to id magazine and Sunday times style. She has been key artist on LFW shows and shot with photographer such as David Bailey and Rankin. Red carpet and private client work include actresses, models and members of the British and Abu Dhabi Royal families. Ruth was Head of Design for Elaine Constantine's BAFTA nominated feature film "Northern Soul" which was released by Universal in 2014, Northern Soul won the NME award for "Best Film" Ruth was Head of Design For Adrian Nobles feature film "Mrs Lowry and Son" featuring Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave, due for release in 2018.
Please bring the following items with you to each class:
- Your own mascara
- Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser
- Notepad and pen
- Eyelash curlers
- Powder puff
Course price includes a high quality 12 piece Bdellium brush set.