Introduction to Make-up Artistry

The ultimate introduction course for people with a passion for make-up, hoping to transform a hobby into a career. Study essential skills practised by professional make-up artists, and master specialist styles and trends, including bridal, evening, modern and vintage.

Course Duration

5 Day

Course Schedule

Part Time

5 Sundays – 10:00 to 17:00

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The ultimate introduction course for people with a passion for make-up, hoping to transform a hobby into a career. Study essential skills practised by professional make-up artists, and master specialist styles and trends, including bridal, evening, vintage inspiration with a modern twist.

All students on this course will receive the following;

GlamCandy certificate ABT accredited
GlamCandy t-shirt
GlamCandy tote bag
GlamCandy landyard
GlamCandy wrist band
GlamCandy 22 piece brush set
GlamCandy brush belt
GlamCandy clear kit bag
1 x Stacey Marie Carnival Palette
3 x Kryolan Vita Color Foundations
1 x Revolution Pro concealer kit
1 x Illamasqua thunder brow cake

  • Colour theory
  • Face shape: eyes, lips, brows
  • Skin types and preparation
  • Product knowledge and hygiene
  • Mastering the use of make-up brushes
  • Foundation types/colour matching
  • Client consultations and face chart design
  • Bridal basics
  • Modern bride
  • Vintage make-up: 20’s, 40’s
  • Evening make-up
  • Smoky eye techniques
  • Facial shaping
  • Contouring & highlighting
  • Brow shaping with powders and gels

This course is available at the following college locations:

We also run this course from Glasgow & Inverness and we will soon be taking advance bookings for our newest location Dundee in February 2020. If you wish to find out dates of our next Introduction to Makeup Artistry Course near you then complete the form below.

Amanda McCarthy
Education Manager
Karen Bowen
Senior Make-Up Artist & Lead Tutor
Paulina Seimbor
Senior Makeup Artist & Lead Tutor
Rachael Melrose
Makeup Artist & Tutor
Vicky Cameron
Senior Makeup Artist & Lead Tutor
Holly Martin
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Shauni Clements
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Danielle Dickson
Make-Up Artist & Tutor

What type of jobs can I get on completion?

– Working for cosmetic brands
– Working in department stores / cosmetic counter work
– Studio makeup artist (beauty & party makeup)
– Wedding guest makeup artist
– Personal lesson teacher

Can I study more courses with GlamCandy

Many of our students have chosen to further their studies in other areas of makeup artistry. After completing our Introduction to Makeup Artistry Course course students study any of our other 5 day pro courses such as Bridal Make-up, SFX, TV, Theatre & Film, Glam, Fashion & Editorial.

Can I enrol in the SQA HNC Fashion Makeup Course on completion of the Introduction Course?

Yes, all pro course students are welcome to apply for a space on our 6 month HNC Fashion Makeup course. Students can apply in any of our college locations of by completing the form here.

Flexible payment plans available up to 12 months. Or you can spread the cost further with one of our finance agreements up to 5 years. Once you have paid your deposit we will be in touch to discuss which payment options are most suitable to you.

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