This makeup course will introduce you to the basic skills of applying your own makeup with hints and tips for making the most of your best features. You will learn the key techniques for creating up-to-date looks for the day and evening that suit your face shape and skin tone. The tutor will demonstrate the looks on a model and you will re create this look on yourself using a set of brushes provided as part of the course, and the College's extensive range of MAC makeup.
This course is hands-on and will show you all you need to know to have the confidence to create these looks at home any time. The tutor will also offer suggestions on how to update your make-up bag.
The course includes:
- Skin and skincare
- Working with makeup brushes
- Skin tone / foundation selection and application
- Enhancing eye shapes
- Brow grooming techniques
- Natural day makeup
- Evening makeup, including smoky eyes
This course is for applying your own makeup and not suitable for aspiring professional makeup artists.
Our makeup courses take place in our makeup studios housed within our Lime Grove site in West London.
Beginners. 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 older.
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.
You can watch interviews from our tutors and find out more about our makeup courses with our promotional video.
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.
Please bring the following items with you to each class:
- Your own mascara
- Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser
- Notepad and pen
- Your current make up bag if you would like it updated
Course price includes a 7-piece professional make up brush set.