Special Makeup Effects Artists/Designer – Passionate person wishing to develop their skills further, to gain as much information as possible, leapfrogging them to bigger and better jobs, with this added skill set.
SKILL SET, CERTIFICATE OF ATTAINMENT
Build onto CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services).
ABOUT THE COURSE
In this advanced course, you will receive specialised and dedicated training. In each subject, where you'll have an industry artist share their wealth of knowledge. Build your Makeup Brand Explore & Expand your Creativity.
This will really help you grow faster in becoming that confident working artist that everyone wants to be
- Makeup / Hair Stylist / Designer
- Special Makeup Effects Artist / Designer
This course is an add on to CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services). Candidates may enter the qualification with CERT IV in Makeup or CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services).
Candidates need to have been found COMPETENT in the following UNITS:
- CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup
- CUAMUP502 Design and apply specialised makeup
- CUAMUP503 Design and apply special makeup effects
With credit transfer from Year One
10th March 2021 - 3rd September 2021, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 am to 4 pm.
24th November 2021 - 24th June 2022, Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 am to 4 pm.
This timetable may change and will be confirmed by the Office Manager and/or Principal
DIPLOMA COURSE FEES
Domestic Student from – $5,900.00
International Student from – $7,900.00
Pay upfront or termly with TMT to receive discounts
Monthly and Extended Payment plans also available
Weekly payment plan via MacCredit
Austudy approved #2P157
CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) is an Approved Course for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL).
The Makeup Technicians Pty Ltd is an Approved Course Provider (as of 1 January 2019). Click here to check your eligibility for this course.
CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
CUAMUP504 - Create prosthetics for special makeup effects
CUAPPM407 - Create storyboards
CUAPPR405 - Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
CUAPPR502 - Develop own sustainable professional practice
CUAPRP402 - Use casting and moulding techniques to make props
CUARES402 - Conduct Research
SHBHDES008 - Make wigs and hairpieces
SHBHDES005 - Select and apply hair extensions
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
PROSTHETICS & ADVANCED SPFX
Further, develop your knowledge and skills using various advanced techniques, latest and specialised S.P.F.X products to create serious facial & body injuries, simulate a full decomposed body for film or TV Drama.
Learn about bloodlines & bladders, create monster teeth, Silicon flat-lay moulds, Gelatine flat-lay prosthetics and 3D transfers.
Create a Full-Face Character Prosthetics piece. You will design, mould, sculpt, paint and apply your hybrid animal. Learn the techniques involved in casting and moulding foam latex pieces to create your film worthy characters, this will propel you into the world of film, SPFX or TV drama.
Discuss and demonstrate the importance of safety and hygiene. Prosthetics products can be volatile so you need to understand each product's properties.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are product guides for you to safely use the products required to bring your characters to life.
With your sculptured design finished; pour and bake your mould to create your creative foam latex facial piece. Next, complete your paint job and apply to your models face, bringing your designed, character to life.
Become familiar and specialize with tried & tested innovative & current styling techniques giving you the skills to create unique hairstyles, on the job, like a Professional Session Hair Stylist. Techniques include:
Fine-tune Pin curling for Runway, Victory Rolls – Using this versatile and classic look, deconstruct and create amazing looks for shoots, runway, television productions and more. Vintage Fringe techniques – Tips and tricks for styling perfectly, smooth techniques.
Work with hair extensions to create new styles, add length & volume for over the top creations in fashion & Runway. Advanced Bridal & Red Carpet Concepts.
HAIR, WIGS & FACIAL PIECES
These styles date back in time but they are the groundwork for Vintage Hairstyling-use these skills to perfect styling for Film, Theatre and Television, deconstruct for fashion and runway. Knowing these famous styles & working with natural hair, wigs, hairpieces and extensions will inspire you to design and create amazing trend looks. Develop your skills and put into practice these techniques for popular & Vintage Hairstyles. This is intensive and hands-on so get ready to have some fun! With Advanced Skills and techniques, you can confidently work in any area of the Film, Fashion, Television or Theatrical mediums.
Wig knotting is used to make hairpieces for Film, Television and Theatre. Research century, period, wigs and facial hairpieces to create your own facial hairpiece, try your hand at either a moustache, sideburns or eyebrows, once you’ve knotted, cut and heat style your piece, the next step is to apply your newly hand-knotted facial piece, include in your character makeup production.
Design, measure for the creation of Facial Hairpieces ready for application on film and theatre productions.
Acquire the skills to really understand what it takes to design innovative looks, without copying other’s work. Discover the top fashion artists who are currently leading the industry with their individual innovation, how did they get to where they are? Research and discuss how they created their own path into the industry, designing Runway looks Avant-Garde, Nouveau, European to Australian Runway, Period inspiration, photographic, editorial and advertorial.
BEAUTY, FASHION & RUNWAY
Meet Sydney’s Top fashion and runway artists, discover their tricks, and what it takes to make a great image and a great impression in this exciting industry. Beauty, editorial, runway, advertorial: understand a brief to create innovative new looks.
ADVANCED AIRBRUSHING & BODY ART
Advanced airbrush makeup gives you the confidence to create amazing looks: animal skin textures, perfecting beauty skin, the paint job on a prosthetics piece or creative body art.
Enjoy working like a Pro with the airbrush in a creative and confident way, remember to have fun and best of all, The Makeup Technicians will supply you with your own personal gun to take with you, all other products and tools will be supplied for use in the class.
Make extraordinary advances in your artistry in a minimal amount of time, stand out from the crowd by offering more than just airbrush foundation on your next bride or photoshoot, specialising in this unique service.
SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING & ADVERTISING
Planning, marketing & developing your makeup business. On our Getting Work in the Industry & Social Media days, Carmelle and the team tailor the classes to each of the students’ individual talents and specific career goals. What area of makeup do you want to work in?
With full direction on building your portfolio, to showcase your work!
A valuable tool for your paid jobs as it describes to clients what you can do, as an artist.
What about Instagram you say!
Yes, we have classes on that too! It's the information age, and we deliver everything you need to get you working in the makeup arena you want to be in!
Marketing & Advertising skills are valuable in helping you gain clients to establish your brand or individual image. To extend your visibility, pay attention to what others are doing to advertise their services or makeup business. Complete our small business marketing and Social Media units in the Advanced Skill Set to gain a better understanding of how to further promote your skills and expertise.
Business is a part of the course to get excited about. Learn how to build your brand, with so many artists in the game you want to stand apart and show your style, flair, expertise & confidence to get noticed in this exciting industry.
However, it depends on where you want to work-Film, Fashion, TV, SPFX, Theatre, working on your portfolio and social media presence is the place to start. Knowing how to put your portfolio together to be seen as a professional artist is another major factor in getting yourself out there.
WHAT TO BRING?
Students will need to bring their hair & makeup kit. Kit not included, students should use your diploma, for the Advanced Skill Set.
Students will receive an airbrush and compressor kit. All products in this class are supplied for prosthetics and airbrushing.
HOW TO ENROL
To enrol simply download our enrolment form from the button above and email your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also enrol using our online form, just select the course you would like to enrol in to get you started.