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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MAKUP Academy – Top Tips for How to be the Perfect Makeup Trainee in the Film Crowd Room!

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  Veronica McAleer was recently working as part of the core team in the Crowd Hair and Makeup Department on Tim Burton’s live action remake of the classic Disney film ‘Dumbo’, starring Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell and Danny DeVito: http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2017-07-16/colin-farrell-and-michael-keaton-confirmed-for-tim-burtons-dumbo-remake http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/disney-remake-dumbo-d23-release-date-tim-burton-cast-michael-keaton-eva-green-a7844581.html http://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/tim-burton-dumbo-cast-unveiled/] Veronica talked with some top Junior Makeup Artists on the ‘Dumbo’ […]

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MAKUP Academy – Exceptional Training and Unique Support Leads to Student Work Opportunities and Achievements

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  The MAKUP Academy offers exceptional yet affordable training in all aspects of hair and makeup design for film and TV. All students receive personal attention from founder Veronica McAleer, who has regularly worked as Personal Hair and Makeup Artist to Paul Bettany, best know for his role as The Vision in the Marvel Cinematic […]

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MAKUP Academy – Outstanding Makeup Training Results in Sensational Student Competition Success!

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The MAKUP Academy offers exceptional yet affordable training in all aspects of hair and makeup design for film and TV. All students receive personal attention from founder Veronica McAleer, an internationally-acclaimed Makeup Artist, who is still active in the industry and is currently working on the latest film for a famous American film director/producer. The […]

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MAKUP Academy is Winner of Best Effects Make-Up Training Provider in LUX Awards 2017

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  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. The 2017 Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards are a celebration of the leading lights of this dynamic industry. Those whose innovative […]

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MAKUP Open Day & SFX Pro Bondo Workshop

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  At the MAKUP Academy for Film & Media Makeup, we recently held a very successful open day for potential students. We wanted to give more information about our exceptional yet affordable training in all aspects of hair and makeup design for film and TV. Veronica McAleer, the internationally-acclaimed, twice Oscar nominated, Emmy and RTS […]

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Having a le Maqpro palette is very palatable on the pocket!

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  Every makeup artist I know loves these palettes – myself included. Pros for professional artists: Cost effective, a myriad of essential colours in just one palette Small, which is perfect for your on-set kit bags Less strain on those poor shoulders, than carrying big palettes or bottles! Great variety of colours which can be […]

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