LONDON The Complete Artistic Pro Specialist Certificate

Mon-Sat, 5 Weeks, Airbrush, Hair, Makeup, Nails, Personal Shopping, Photoshoot, Special FX, Student Work Opportunities, Unlimited Aftercare Classes, £4990 (saving of £905)
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  • Overview

     

    AOFM international academies are world-famous and we have been VOTED the Number One makeup school in Europe and in the top 3 of the Best makeup schools in the world on Google

     

    The Foundation – Advanced Level course including all you need to kick start your career. This course awards students with up to 7 individual internationally accredited certificates.

    This course is designed to teach you all the fundamentals and techniques of makeup artistry. In this action-packed course, you will be fully equipped with all the in’s and out’s of the industry and gain the skills and tools you need to thrive as a Professional freelance artist.

     

    Once completed you will be awarded:

    “The Complete Pro Specialist Certificate In Professional Hairstyling and Makeup Artistry”

    This certificate includes Hair Styling, Nails, Creative, Fashion, Photographic, Airbrush, Special Effects and Media makeup from the (Academy of Freelance Makeup)

    And Students can optional 6 further individual Internationally accredited Certificates

     

    Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for Students include

    Train from London’s most accredited makeup school offering more Internationally recognised and accredited qualifications and certificates to our students than any other school in London

    Train from the only private makeup school who is accredited and awards students with certificates By the UK government Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

    Learn from different  international Guest Freelance Makeup Artists  almost every day throughout your course giving you more skills and techniques

    Take advantage to build your starter kit with a personal shopping trip with your mentors during your course  and benefit with special pro discounts exclusive to AOFM students

    Includes a Professional photo shoot day with International Fashion Photographer, Agency models and a Fashion Clothes Stylist as if you were on a working magazine shoot to start for your portfolio

    AOFM is the ONLY makeup school listed on the MACPro cosmetics website. We have 3 International Makeup School locations that are MAC registered schools for Professional Makeup Artists.Our students can take advantage of PRO events and masterclass with MAC

    Upon completion, After completing this course our aim is to catapult our students to success by taking them out of the four walls of the classroom. We offer exclusive International Work placements through our creatives agency aofmpro.com .The ONLY makeup school in London to place graduates on more than 700 plus global work placements every year after training. To see where in the World we could take you. Take look at our student work Opportunities page.

    AOFM offers a FREE and unlimited aftercare program including masterclass after graduating with brands such as Tom Ford, MAC Pro, Bobbi Brown, Charlotte Tilbury Chanel and international contacts and guest speakers.. See our Aftercare page for full details.

  • Syllabus

    Syllabus

    Week 1 Foundation level Course

    • Make-up artist hygiene
    • Health and safety
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Skin preparation
    • Foundation selection and application
    • Natural beauty makeup
    • Contouring and highlighting
    • Corrective and camouflage techniques
    • Creating glowing skin
    • Powders, bronzers and highlighters
    • Glamour makeup
    • Eyebrow shaping using makeup
    • Eyeshadows in powders and creams
    • Smokey eyes
    • Pencil/Liquid liner
    • False lash application
    • Bridal makeup
    • Blusher in cream and powder
    • Primers for face and eyes
    • Consultation techniques
    • Mascaras
    • Lipsticks, glosses and liners
    • The male, mature and ethnic makeup
    • Corrective techniques for different skin tones
    • How to apply male makeup
    • Different types of foundations and which to use depending on skin type
    • Ethnic makeup
    • Photography makeup
    • Commercial/Advertising
    • Understanding of photography lighting
    • Black & white/colour Photography Make Up
    • Using pigments to create intensity

     

    Week 2 Creative Makeup Artistry

    • Period makeup
    • How to block out eyebrows
    • Winged eyeliner
    • Stencils/Tattoo
    • Blending and 3D techniques
    • Textures and avant-garde
    • Glitters, pigments, crystals and greasepaints
    • Creating face charts
    • Fashion editorial and magazine Makeup
    • Hands and body makeup
    • Catwalk makeup
    • Fashion industry knowledge
    • Backstage etiquette
    • Getting started in the industry
    • Building a professional makeup kit
    • Personal shopping morning with the leading brands
    • Creative Day with photographer and stylist
    • Photoshoot session with a professional photographer and agency model

     

    Week 3 Hair Styling Course 

    • Hair product selection
    • Tools and equipment
    • Sectioning
    • Blow drying
    • Setting hair
    • Creating curls with hot tools
    • Hair pieces and clip in extensions
    • Bridal hair up
    • Fashion editorial and catwalk
    • Hygiene

     

    Week 4 Airbrush Makeup and Nail Specialist Course

    Nail Specialist

    • Hygiene
    • Tools of the Trade
    • Client Consultation
    • Structure of the Nail and Nail Growth
    • Hand and Foot Massage
    • Manicure – Clean, Prep Nails, Cuticle Removal , and Shaping
    • Nail Finishes – French Manicure, Colour, Nail Art & Creative Design (textures, glitters, stickers, gems)
    • Pedicures
    • Gel Nails
    • Gel Extensions
    • Gel Nail Finishes – application of French Manicure, Colour, Nail Art & Creative Design (textures, glitters, stickers, and gems)

    Airbrush Makeup

    • Introduction to airbrushing
    • Equipment: Types of airbrush guns, types of compressors.
    • Using your Airbrush (Assemble and disassembling your airbrush gun).
    • Troubleshooting (Dealing with common problems)
    • Health and safety standards
    • Product knowledge: types of makeup formulas (Temptu)
    • Understanding pressure (PSI)
    • Airbrush control: Distance – PSI – Movement control / In class exercises
    • Control your airbrush pressure directly from the gun
    • Point and shoot exercises, working with Air practice, aim and shoot exercises, back bubbling technique.
    • Prepping the skin for makeup application
    • Concealing with your airbrush
    • Applying a sheer flawless foundation (In class demo and practice)
    • Temptu S/B foundation shades
    • Colour mixing
    • Working with different S/B pallets and using adjusters
    • Combining conventional make up techniques with your airbrush make up
    • Working in layers
    • Creating a dewy base and sculpting the face using Temptu contour kit
    • Creating a different eye makeup looks (1x natural / 1x Dramatic)
    • Applying blusher and a soft lips colour using Temptu airbrush colours
    • Working with Temptu Air Brow stencils and formula to shape/reshape eyebrow
    • Creating a bridal look / Creating a dramatic look with your airbrush (Demo and practice) Using your airbrush creatively
    • Working with stencils, masks and templates
    • Working with bold colours and enhancing bone structure features to create editorial, fashion forward and creative makeup looks using Temptu airbrush cosmetics
    • Working with Temptu Dura
    • Creating a temporary tattoo
    • Working with transfers
    • Cleaning your airbrush gun after working with the Dura formula
    • Marketing yourself as a freelance makeup airbrush artist

     

    Week 5 Special Effects Makeup Course 

    • HD Makeup
    • Character makeup
    • Continuity keeping
    • Basic SFX/Casualty Techniques
    • Bruising
    • Open wounds & cuts
    • Casualty makeup
    • Facial Hair, Aging & Dirtying Down
    • Creating a zombie
    • Using latex, gelatin and sculpt gel
    • Bald Cap Application
    • Gafquat application and techniques
    • Advanced SFX
    • Creating burns
    • Create a Character
    • Professional photoshoot
  • Fees & Dates

    Course Fees £4990

    AOFMpro 25-piece brush collection included FREE

    (Optional additional CIBTAC, BABTAC and City & Guilds accreditation : £400)

    Payment Plan:

    • The Academy will accept a 30% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
    • All fees must be paid in full no later than 5 weeks prior to the course start date.
    • By booking this course package rather than individual modules you are saving £905.

    Course Dates and Times :

    The course timings are 10am to 6pm
    Monday to Saturday over 5 weeks

    JANUARY: 6th January 2020 – 8th February 2020

    APRIL:  6th April 2020 – 9th May 2020

    SEPTEMBER:  14th September 2020 – 17th October 2020

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