Beginners Make-up Course

Designed for aspiring artists with no previous experience, this course is for those wishing to improve their skills and knowledge of the basics of skincare and make-up application.

This course will award students with an NC in Make-up at SCQF level 5.

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Course Overview

The Beginners Make-Up course is perfect for novice artists keen to learn the key knowledge and skill of professional make-up artists to commence their journeys as future MUA’s. We will train you in all aspects of what it takes to begin your career as an artist and how to become successful and respected in your field.

On this course, you will cover a number of essential units to build your confidence as an artist and in your application on clients. Presenting yourself as a professional, looking after your kit, colour theory and the anatomy of the face and skin are just a few examples of what our course will teach you.

Upon completion of your course, utilising your newly gained knowledge and skill to create a full look and written assessment that will be graded by one of our tutors.

Start Dates

Start a career in Makeup Artistry in 2021

Ed Edinburgh
June 5

Ed Edinburgh
June 6

Du Dunfermline
June 12

Du Dunfermline
June 13

Ab Aberdeen
June 19

Ab Aberdeen
June 20

Gl Glasgow
June 26

Gl Glasgow
June 27

Course Content

Day 1: Theory

– Colour theory

– Face shapes

– Skin types

– Skin tones

Day 2: Skincare

– Skincare for each skin type

– Caring for problematic skin

– Skin preparation prior to make-up application

Day 3: Practical

– Foundation matching

– Correct use of make-up brushes

– Foundation application

– Contour and highlight for different face shapes

– Soft eye make-up

– Correct eyeshadow application with brushes

Locations

  • Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen
  • Dunfermline
  • Glasgow

Tutors

The following tutors will teach on this course

Rachael Melrose
Art Director
Clarisse Morieux
Senior Make-Up Artist & Lead Tutor
Lois Barclay
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Charlie McGuire
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Holly Martin
Make-Up Artist & Tutor