Funding Now Available! MAKUP Academy is now Registered with PCDL

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  Veronica is delighted to announce that participation in the MAKUP Academy Intensive Set Ready course can now be funded by a Professional and Career Development Loan (PCDL). Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans to pay for courses and training that help with your career or help get you into work. The MAKUP […]

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Veronica and Graduates work on Inserts for a Family Film out Next Year

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I have had a busy month, helping to supervise “inserts”* for a family favourite film to be released next year. It was great to have some of my graduates with me, acting as lead trainees and trainees – well done to Kara McAleer, Daisy May and Nancy Lloyd. It was great fun, relaxed and enjoyable – however […]

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Experienced Beauty Photographer Praises MAKUP Academy & Students

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At the end of our latest course all the students took part in a portfolio shoot with a professional photographer. Iulia David is a London based photographer specialising in editorial, commercial  fashion and beauty portrait photography.  Iulia says “born in a family of artists I have always been surrounded by art and curious in knowing the latest trends. […]

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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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