Special FX Make-Up Course

Special FX website banner
This training course will teach you a range of creative make-up processes over a duration of two days, The course will include the application of basic prosthetics, casualty and wound effects and a Halloween make-up look. This exciting, practical-based course will prepare those looking to further their journey into the make-up industry.

The aim of this course is: To teach you everything there is to know about Media and Special FX makeup including:

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Contraindications
  • Application of basic prosthetics
  • Creating casualty effects incorporating objects
  • Creating a Halloween make-up look
  • Aftercare advice

This course is suitable for:  The course is suitable for those who already have an interest in make-up and may have experience of providing make up treatments to friends or family. For anybody looking to go into working as a freelance makeup artist, it is recommended to have completed some practical training within make-up prior to booking this course.

Requirements: Students are expected to work on each other or provide a model. It is recommended that students wear dark clothing to avoid staining or damage.

What is supplied: Everything you need is provided for you and an in house training certificate will be provided on completion of the course.

Tools you will need to bring: You are not required to bring any tools along with you.

Qualifications Gained: Successful students will be awarded a certificate. Any students unable to achieve the required standards will be invited to return and attend another course.

Theory or Practical: Both. Students will be required to perform practical work along with a multiple choice test at the end of the sessions. 

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org