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Special Effects Makeup for Film and Television (16-18 Year Olds)

Special Effects Makeup for Film and TV (16-18 year olds)

London College of Fashion
Taught by
Jennifer Drew


This Special Effects Makeup course for teenagers will teach you how to design your own character makeups whilst developing the practical skills of becoming an SFX makeup artist, this course teaches you about sculpting, moulding, making and applying your own prosthetic based on your character design be it casualty, illness, creature skin textures or beauty.
Learn how to colour and apply your own makeup effect and create a full character to kick-start your portfolio and begin your journey into becoming a makeup artist in film and TV.

This course includes:
sculpting your flat mould makeup 
moulding your flat mould makeup 
making your prosthetic makeup 
colouring your prosthetic makeup
applying wigs and facial hair 
creating a character makeup with bald cap 
applying your prosthetic, wig or baldcap facial hair and character makeup 
professional photographer to take images of your work 
Beginners. 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.

Tutor Description

Jennifer Drew is a professional company specialised in prosthetics, makeup, SFX, Wigs and props. With a passion for creating realistic make-up effects from the everyday to the fantastical. She is skilled at character design, the making and application of prosthetic appliances, wig design and creation, pastiche, prop design and hairdressing. Having applied these skills on a wide variety of projects spanning film, TV, theatre and fashion, working with leading industry organisations, artists and designers. She is regularly employed to help deliver the vision of production companies, advertising agencies, photographers and independent filmmakers as well as pursuing art projects and collaborating with other artists.


Please bring the following items with you to each class:
Your own mascara
Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser (as you will be expected to practise on each other)
Notepad and pen
Eyelash curlers
Powder puff

Available dates