Make-up School, Birmingham, UK

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED, OSCAR NOMINATED AND EMMY AWARD WINNING MAKEUP AND HAIR DESIGNER VERONICA McALEER is the founder of MAKUP, the prestigious makeup training school based at the Custard Factory in Birmingham.

The MAKUP FILM AND MEDIA MAKEUP ACADEMY provides high–quality, intensive training augmented by practical work experience. Each of these elements enhances every student's understanding, skills, portfolio and career opportunities. Seven in-depth modules are available covering basic and advanced makeup skills, as well as specialist subjects such as prosthetics, SFX and wig-making.

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Intensive Set Ready Course - 16 Weeks

Ideal for anyone considering a career as a professional makeup artist or looking to build on the skills they already have, our 16-week Intensive Set Ready course offers essential training by an award-winning industry expert. By studying contemporary makeup, facial hair and knotting, period wigs, believable SFX, prosthetics, barbering and vital set etiquette you will learn everything you need to know to start work immediately on-set.

At the end of the course you will receive a free set of makeup brushes, a course certificate, a fabulous portfolio of digital images and an online CV template. You will be able to take advantage of exclusive mentoring, aftercare, references and referrals. In addition, you will participate in valuable work experience opportunities and placements through the MAKUP Agency.

16 Week Course that runs twice yearly

18th September — 26th January 2018

£7,995 (dates include three weeks of school holidays).

5th March - 20th JUlY 2018

£7,995 (dates include three weeks of school holidays).

Taster Days

Our one day taster sessions introduce you to some of the aspects required in a career as a makeup artist. Discover if you have skills that can be further developed by our multi award-winning makeup team.
If this taster session helps you to realise a hidden passion or talent and you wish to enrol on the Intensive Set Ready course we will deduct your Taster Day fee from your new course fee.

Special Effects Makeup Taster Day

Time 9.30am - 4.30pm with it for lunch

£100 inc Vat

Date TBA

Learn some character/breaking down techniques to compliment your SFX injury.

TV & Film Taster Day

Time 9.30am - 4.30pm with it for lunch

£100 inc Vat 


Date TBA

How to produce a simple hair and makeup suitable for a television presenter.

ACHIEVE

  • An insiders view of what it means to be a media hair & makeup artist
  • New and exciting skills
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Essential Contemporary Hair and Make-up
Essential Contemporary Hair and Make-up