Make-up Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Practise designing and applying make-up and special effects for stage and screen.

Course components

  • Design make-up for characters on stage and screen using text as a stimulus.
  • Discover the appropriate make up techniques by applying general stage make-up on your fellow participants.
  • Apply special effects make-up to re-create bruises, injuries and gore. Experiment with fake blood and nu-skin putty for stage and screen characters.


  • Effective application of make-up for stage and screen using the correct technique.
  • Ability to develop make-up design using text as stimulus for a broad range of characters.
  • Effective application and design special effects make-up.

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No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.
$340 $306 Limited inc GST
Make-up Essentials

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