The Academy offers exceptional yet affordable training in all aspects of hair design and makeup. All students receive personal attention from Veronica, who is still very much active in the industry, having worked last year with Tim Burton on the Crowd Room hair and makeup design for the live action remake of 'Dumbo'.
The Academy offers two 16-week Intensive Set Ready courses per year aimed at beginners and improvers. We offer one day Taster sessions and also regular, free Open Days for anyone wanting to find out more.
MAKUP boasts an incredible track record as all graduates to date have received extensive work experience in TV, film and theatre. In addition, two alumni have won National Competitions and one has been accepted on the Creative Skillset HETV trainee finder scheme.
The MAKUP Academy has been awarded 'Best Effects Makeup Training Provider - UK & LUX Excellence Award for Period Hair & Makeup Styling - UK. in the LUX Intl Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards 2017.
“I’ve worked with Veronica for over ten years, during which time she has created some extraordinary makeups for me. It has been a great loss for me that she has left the business, but it will be a great gain for any serious student of film makeup.”
Paul Bettany (2014)