Foundation Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry

Mon-Sat, 6 days, Makeup, Personal Shopping, £1200
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  • Overview

    This course is for aspiring makeup artists to kick-start their makeup journey or also suits someone who would like to know how to apply makeup for personal use. This would be the starting point in makeup artistry. AOFM offers this foundation level makeup that covers a multitude of fundamental makeup techniques. The tutors will give you a deeper insight into the competitive world of makeup by sharing their professional experiences and knowledge of the industry.


    Upon completion of this course you will be awarded:

    “The Foundation Certificate in Professional  Makeup Artistry”

    This certificate includes Beauty, Fashion and Photographic makeup awarded by the (London Academy of Freelance Makeup)


    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 several  international Guest Freelance Makeup Artists 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

    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

    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


    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
    • 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


  • Fees & Dates

    Course Fees £1200

    AOFMpro 25-piece brush collection included FREE

    Payment Plan:

    • 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 than 5 weeks prior to the course start date.

    Course Dates and Times :

    The course timings are 10am to 6pm
    Monday to Saturday over 1 week

    JANUARY:  6th January 2020 – 11th January 2020

    FEBRUARY:  10th February 2020 – 15th February 2020

    MARCH:  2nd March 2020 – 7th March 2020

    MARCH:  9th March 2020 – 14th March 2020

    MAY:  11th May 2020 – 16th May 2020

    JUNE:  8th June 2020 – 13th June 2020

    JULY:  20th July 2020 – 25th July 2020

    AUGUST:  31st August 2020 – 5th September 2020

    OCTOBER:  19th October 2020 – 24th October 2020

    NOVEMBER: 2nd November 2020 – 7th November 2020

    DECEMBER: 7th December 2020 – 12th December 2020

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