Advanced Superior Make Up Artistry Module

This course will take the student from the foundation level skill & develop their ability all the way to advanced techniques of make-up artistry for Media, High Fashion, Catwalk, Photographic, Editorial, Commercial, TV/Film, Contextual Studies, Special Effects & more. 

Specialist subjects also covered include: Black & White photographic, Male & Mature make-up, Make Up in the Music Industry History of Make Up, Era & Period make-up, Fantasy & Theatrical make-up, Remedial Camouflage & Tattoo Covering, Body-painting & much more. Students will then progress to make-up for high definition TV & Film, including straight aging, airbrushing, SFX & fitting prosthetics, facial hair & wigs.

You will experience the highest level of training from Emma herself and also from international well renowned guest tutors who will concentrate in their specialised field of make-up. Avant Garde Make-up Academy & Studio take pride in only inviting tutors who are, themselves, leading make-up artists, who will bring with them an in-depth knowledge and awareness of the latest trends in make-up artistry.

This course includes all of the course content contained in modules 1 and 2 and more.


• Fashion, Theatre & Media Makeup

• Makeup for catalogue, portrait, catwalk & black and White mediums

• Theatre makeup – highlight, shading

• Theatre Lighting & Colour Theory

• Waterproof body makeup

• TV & Film makeup – includes costume information and co-ordination makeup & hair

• Script breakdowns

• Production  & Script requirements

• On Set Etiquette

• Media Training

• Developing a creative fashion eye – designing cutting edge fashion looks for catwalk & editorial makeup

• Self-presentation skills

• Period/historical & Era makeup

• Contextual Studies – researching the historical background to make-up which determines costume and fashion trends, you will also develop creative concepts from all available resources in order to create and produce fashion, catwalk and theatrical trends of your own

• Fantasy Makeup

• SFX Makeup for TV, Film & Theatre

• TV Latex Aging

• Airbrushing Full Body Paint

• Airbrushing Beauty

• Hair Session Styling

• Crepe Hair application

Hair Application – stubble and false hair

• Bald Caps – Construction & Application

• Prosthetic Application

• Blocking Out Eyebrows

• Wigs, costumes & Prosthetics moulding

• Creating scratches, grazes, cuts, bruising, scars, missing teeth, bullet wounds, stabs wounds, burns, Tattoos, Stubble & False Hair

• Remedial / Camouflage makeup – covering everything from under eye circles to spider veins, rosecea, scars, birthmarks facial disfigurements and now more and more plastic surgery work and tattoos

• Portfolio Presentation – 8-12 Photo Shoots total

• Business & Marketing Information

• Beauty / Makeup / Media Events – this will include students both taking part or attending events which occur in the annual beauty calendar)

• Ethnic/Male/Mature Make Up  (availability of models necessary)