The perfect course to start with for the beginner makeup skill level or ideal for makeup artists who would like to refresh their skills. Designed for you to get an introductory taste of the role of being a makeup artist and learn some basic skills and see if this is the right vocation for you.

Learn fundamental makeup skills and application, including flawless skin, skin-tone matching, highlighting and contouring, blush application, basic eye makeup techniques with eye liner and false lash application, perfecting lips and the use of tools and brushes.

This course will also cover makeup industry, self- employment and getting started in the industry. Products on the market with recommended products for kit building, colour theory and safe beauty hygiene.

The ideal course to attend after this course has been completed is our 3 Day: Mastering Eyes to further your skills and technique in advanced eye application.

3 day course, 11:00am – 5:00pm each day


*includes a professional GlamBag Artistry Kit worth £100

Course contents

  • The key elements of professional photographic makeup
  • The importance of lighting
  • Skincare for your kit
  • Tools and application techniques
  • Safe Beauty and getting started as a professional makeup artist
  • Setting your makeup station and table tactics
  • CMYK Colour theory
  • CMYK Colour mixing and mixology
  • Working with creams and powders
  • Making your work more dimensional
  • Elements of Makeup artistry – Eyes – brows, primers, shading, transition colours, blending, lining , foiling, mascara, false lashes
  • Elements of Makeup artistry – Complexion – foundations, powders, highlighters, contouring, blush, bronzing, corrective
  • Elements of Makeup artistry – Lips – symmetry, shade choice, finesse

Available course dates

  • Wednesday 11th October - Friday 13th October 2017
  • Monday 20th November - Wednesday 22nd November 2017
  • Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Friday 12th January 2018 2017

3 Day Course Offer

A 20% discount applies if you book the 3 Day Introduction to Professional Makeup Artistry and the 3 Day Mastering Eyes courses together.

Course payment plan by installments are available.

A House of GlamDolls certificate of attendance is awarded upon completion of the course.

Introduction to Professional Makeup Artistry