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Are you already working as a freelance makeup artist or have you previously completed a makeup course? If so, then this is the perfect course for you to brush up your skills and learn from the industry’s most experienced. The Creative Certificate in Advanced Makeup Techniques is also the next course available if you have completed the Freelance Certificate in Professional Makeup with AOFM. In order to book onto this course AOFM will require a makeup assessment to ensure you are at the appropriate advanced level.
This course option does not include AOFM’s exclusive Aftercare or Work Experience and Assisting Opportunities.
This intensive advanced makeup course covers a much wider range of skills essential to becoming a professional makeup artist. Our tutors will give you a deeper insight into the competitive world of make up, discussing professional experiences and sharing tips and tricks of the trade along the way. This course is also suitable for current working freelance artists wishing to refresh or update their creative skills.
This course includes our famous AOFM shopping day with a professional makeup artists to help guide you through building your makeup kit. We offer unrivalled discounts at leading stores and boutiques including MAC, Benefit, Shu Uemura and many more brands exclusive only to AOFM.
It’s very important to have a good understanding of makeup history. This covers make up periods from the 20s-80s in detail. You will also learn how to relate these makeup styles to modern day fashion trends.
This will cover make up application on mature skin.
Male Corrective Make-up
This covers make up application skills to use on men.
You will learn in detail an understanding of techniques to use on different skintones.
Learn about body paints and their uses. You will learn this from a makeup artist with extensive body painting work experience
This covers creative stencilling and tattooing with a makeup artist with extensive work experience.
This covers glitters and their application techniques.
Working with Textures
This will cover adding a variety of creative textures to your make up, giving extra impact.
This section will explore you creative side and teach you how to add experimental influences to your work.
Getting started in the Industry
You will learn the necessary skills for starting out in this industry. How to your do your tax return, invoicing, networking and self promotion. You learn this with guidance and advice from a well-established hair and makeup freelance artist.
Building a Professional Make-up Kit
This covers in detail how and what you need to build a professional makeup artist kit. You will find out what tools are needed and a makeup artist will show you their own kit to give you a good understanding.
Creative Day with Photographer & Stylist
Demonstrate the skills learnt over the duration of the course and put them into practice with your own photoshoot. This section gives you the chance to give get a head start with your portfolio picutres and gain valuable work experience with a professional photographer and stylist.
Tools and Products
On the first day of class you will receive a 24-piece AOFM Pro brush set designed by the AOFM Pro Team, which are yours to keep. Throughout the duration of your course you will work from a range of over 35 cosmetic brands and luxury skincare.
We don’t just offer a few products from each range we offer the entire range of brands like Bobbi Brown, MAC, Dior, Chanel and Giorgio Armani! We also carry an extensive range of high-street brands to give you an ever wider product knowledge. You wont find a school with more products choice than AOFM.
This course includes our famous AOFM shopping day with a professional makeup artists to help guide you through building your makeup kit. We offer unrivalled discounts at leading stores and boutiques including Benefit, Bare Essentials, MAC and many more brands exclusive only to AOFM.
Fees & Dates
Course Fee: £1400
- The academy will accept a 50% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
- All fees must be paid in full no later then 5 weeks prior to the course start date.
AUGUST: 31st July 2017 – 5th August 2017
NOVEMBER: 13th November 2017 - 18th November 2017
JANUARY: 15th January 2018 - 20th January 2018
FEBRUARY: 19th February 2018 - 24th February 2018
MARCH: 19th March 2018 – 24th March 2018
MAY: 21st May 2018 – 26th May 2018
JUNE: 25th June 2018 – 30th June 2018
AUGUST: 30th July 2018 – 4th August 2018
NOVEMBER: 12th November 2018 - 17th November 2018