Veronica grooms Paul Bettany for the ‘Avengers Infinity War’ Press Tour

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  Veronica shares her latest news: “Guess which press junket I did recently for my lovely friend and very talented actor, Paul Bettany? Yes – ‘Avengers Infinity War‘! The lovely Paul asked me to do “grooming” as they call it on the press junket. I have to admit, it is not hard work – two days […]

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WHATSON Competition Winners Spend their Prize Day with Veronica at the MAKUP Academy

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At the end of last year WhatsOn Guide teamed up with The MAKUP Academy to run a hugely popular competition. In December the winners were announced and recently the lucky pair received their prize! Sam Allen and Holly Lawton joined Veronica McAleer at the Academy for a ‘taster day’ of bespoke makeup training and tales of life […]

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Successful Open Day for MAKUP Academy – Despite the Snow!

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Saturday 20th January was the date for the latest Open Day at The MAKUP Academy. While tickets for the day had sold out (twice!), Veronica and team were slightly concerned as they watched the snow fall during the morning! However, any nervousness turned out to be completely unwarranted, as a record number of guests arrived. […]

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MAKUP Founder Filming On BBC Young Musician 2018

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Veronica McAleer, Award Winning founder of The MAKUP Academy, will be working on hair and makeup design for filming of the BBC Young Musician 2018 competition. This year BBC Young Musician celebrates its 40th birthday and the search for the next BBC Young Musician will reach its conclusion on 13th May 2018, when three musicians […]

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Winners of the WhatsOn ‘Win a Training Day with Emmy Award Winning MAKUP Designer’ Competition

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WhatsOn Magazine recently teamed up with Veronica McAleer and The MAKUP Academy to run a hugely popular competition. 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 […]

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MAKUP Hair and Makeup Training, Period Style

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At the MAKUP Academy, as part of the 16-week Intensive Set Ready course, Veronica trains her students on essential period makeup, hair styling and wig dressing. This module covers fundamental period skills in makeup application and hair styling techniques on live heads, wigs and hairpieces. The aim is to develop an eye for period details […]

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What is it really like to train at the MAKUP Academy?

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I visited the MAKUP Academy today to see the students in action and ask them about their experience so far. Veronica’s latest group have now completed 7 weeks of their 16 week course – and they cannot believe how the time has flown! The students are very proud of their developing skills and are showcasing […]

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Press Release – Film MAKUP Artist Turned Tutor Celebrates Outstanding Pupil Success!

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Veronica McAleer and the MAKUP Academy for Film & Media Makeup are celebrating a wave of success for recent graduates. Veronica set up the MAKUP Academy two years ago, to offer high quality, intensive and practical training in all aspects of hair design and makeup for film and TV. All students receive personal attention from […]

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MAKUP Alumni Help to Welcome the Class of Autumn 2017!

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    Lance Breakwell and Megan Hipkiss came into the MAKUP Academy today, to help welcome the 8 new students to the Autumn 2017 16-week Intensive Set Ready course! Lance has had a particularly successful start to his career, being crowned the UK’s upcoming stylist and 2017 winner of SME Insurance Services’ (SMEi) “Create the Look” competition – […]

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