This module is designed to maximise your job opportunities by pulling together everything that you have learned in order to produce a series of professional images which showcase your skills and abilities. You will be continually mentored during this final week, with the aim of making you, your CV and your online makeup portfolio stand out. Veronica will ensure that you have both the attitude and credentials you need to make a career as a successful hair and makeup artist.
This module includes a week’s break when you are expected to conduct your own research and preparation for your images.
18th September 2017 – 25th January 2018 – £7,995 (dates include three weeks of school holidays).
18th December – 19 January 2018 – £1,600 (includes 2 weeks Christmas holidays)
" The Set etiquette module teaches you an awareness of how to behave, what to do and when to do it. When I am recruiting make-up trainees for films, the attributes I look for are Ability,Attitude and Aptitude, to have an A Star in all of these will single you out above other, for that all important first opportunity. This module also provides you with the opportunity to create five professional taken images which will demonstrate a cross section of your core skills. These portfolio images are essential to demonstrating the standard and variety of your skills and individual creativity. No one will take a chance if they don't need to, so don't leave it to chance, come to MAKUP - we look forward to teaching you. "
The set etiquette and makeup portfolio course provides you with a vital awareness of how to behave on-set, what to do and when to do it. This module also gives you the opportunity to make an online makeup portfolio. You will create five professional images which represent you and demonstrate the core skills that you have mastered.
These makeup portfolio images are essential to proving the standard and variety of your skills and will exhibit your unique style and passion as a makeup artist.
For an industry which operates largely by word of mouth, a professional makeup artist portfolio, a positive attitude and being “set ready” are crucial in getting you noticed and – even more importantly – getting recommended.
In order to produce the perfect hair and makeup portfolio, you will learn the principles of makeup tests and camera tests. You will absorb the terminology used on set and awareness of the various roles. You will be taught the rules about film, TV and theatre etiquette and how to act while on-set. These rules and filmmaking best practices are to ensure the safety of both the cast and crew, and can to help with communication.
You will be taught how to break down a script for continuity and character purposes, and create an artist continuity chart, and you will learn what equipment you need on set, and how to look professional. Importantly, Veronica will explain what you could earn and what to expect when you first start out. Furthermore, she will provide you with invaluable bookkeeping skills, and explain how to register as self-employed.
As part of the set etiquette and makeup portfolio course, you will participate in a makeup test practice and create five hair and makeup looks over five days. You will take part in a camera test practice in order to refine and perfect your looks. You will then be given a stunning collection of your five looks, captured by MAKUP’s own professional photographer, to include in your online makeup portfolio. Visit the Gallery for photos of hair and makeup looks created by students for their makeup portfolios.
Contact us if you are considering a career as a professional makeup artist, or looking to build on the skills you already have.