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Fashion, Theatre & Media Make Up - Part Time Eve

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8 - 10 Months


ITEC Level 3 Diploma


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February 2019

Fashion, Theatre & Media Make Up - Part Time Eve

There has been huge growth in the Irish entertainment and cosmetic industry increasing the employment opportunities of qualified and skilled makeup artists. The cosmetic and film industry place high demands on makeup artists and Portobello Institute's ITEC course provides you with the skills required for this exciting and challenging industry. This all rounded creative evening course is specifically designed to equip you with the necessary tools to work in all areas of Fashion, TV and Media Makeup. Once completed, the employment opportunities can range in fashion - brands, catwalk, commercial and editorial, retail sales through to freelance bridal and special occasion makeup.

ITEC Fashion Theatre and Media Makeup

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

This is a part time course delivered 2 evenings a week

Facial Makeup - Unit 10.  This is the foundation module of any Makeup Artistry course and is essential when trying to obtain work within the industry. The syllabus covers mood-board and face chart creation, client care and consultation, skin care to include cleanse, tone and moisturise, skin types and tones, characteristics and conditions, skin diseases and disorders, how to prep the skin for different types of makeup application, contour and highlight for each face, eye, lip and nose shape, lighting and colour theory and cosmetic science.

Looks include;
•    Day Makeup,
•    Evening Makeup,
•    Special Occasion Makeup,
•    Bridal Makeup
•    High Fashion and Photographic Makeup

Unit 41 - Fashion Theatre & Media Makeup.  This module is exclusively tailored to cover every aspect of Fashion, Theatre, TV, Film & Special Effects Make up. You will create makeup looks for catalogue, portrait, catwalk & black and white. You will also create makeup looks for the theatre to include highlighting & shading, waterproofing & body make up. To prepare you to work as a make-up artist in TV & Film you will learn costume & co-ordinating make-up & hair, period make up, false.  hair, production & script requirements.

Looks include;
•    The history of 16th -20th century, 1920’s to 1990’s decade makeup
•    Egyptian, Arabic, Bollywood, Oriental/Geisha, and Balletic makeup
•    Fantasy and Fairytale make-up
•    Makeup for editorial and commercial use
•    Catwalk, High fashion and Avant Garde make-up
•    Makeup for colour and black and white photography
•    Basic sfx to include ageing of the face, hands and neck
•    Bald cap characters
•    Character design and creation

Unit 42 - Special Effects. This module provides tuition in creating fantasy characters using crepe hair application, construction and application of bald caps, blocking out of eyebrows, wigs costumes and prosthetics. In addition, the module will develop your fashion eye, allowing you to design cutting edge fashion looks for catwalk and editorial work with ease & confidence.

Course price €1999

Exam fee: £285

Make up kit is required for this course: Cost tbc

Jenny Cosgrave 

01 8920007 

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Course Code Location & Info Price
MFTM-P-DS-FB-19 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

12/02/19 - 08/08/19
Tuesday & Thursday, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
€1999 Book Now
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