Fashion and Photographic Makeup Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 5 Days (10.00am – 4.30pm)
Price: £1245 (includes VAT)
Finance Options: Payl8r logo Flexible monthly instalments
Portfolio: Live Models

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Fashion and Photographic Makeup Course


(5 Days)


Deposit Option Available: Pay 30% today and the rest later.


Course Description

An exciting and fast paced aspect of makeup artistry. This course teaches students all areas of fashion and photographic makeup. How to work under natural and controlled lighting and being on set. You will also learn everything from being backstage at a hectic fashion show, understanding changing trends and how the fashion seasons and designers work. You will learn and create natural to dramatic looks to enhance and compliment a models outfit or style.

// Who is this course for?

This intermediate course is designed for those who have completed our beginners courses or current makeup artists wishing to expand their skills into the creative area of Fashion and Photographic Makeup.

// What will I learn during this course?

Students will learn creative and distinctive looks for catalogues / look books, editorial, high fashion publications and runway.

This course includes:

  • Tools and hygiene
  • Exploring the unique environment of catwalk shows and photographic shoots
  • Understanding lighting and how it affects make up application
  • Skin analysis of different skin tones and face shapes
  • Makeup application techniques including foundation, concealer, corrector, powdering, highlighting, contouring
  • Creative makeup looks for high fashion editorial
  • Specialist makeup for fashion and catwalk shows including strong colour, shapes and false eyelashes
  • How to create inspired looks to fit catwalk show designs
  • Quick fashion techniques for base application and blocking eye brows
  • Gold and silver leaf application
  • Use of studs, stencils, glitter and other accessories
  • Makeup for black and white photography and commercial shooting
  • Makeup looks from upcoming seasons
  • Small classes to ensure extra attention to detail
  • LMS certificate awarded on completion of the course

Students are welcome to bring in a camera  to take photos during this course.

// What can I do with this course?

The London Makeup School certificate allows students to apply the specialist techniques of Fashion and Photographic Makeup for high fashion publications, fashion shows and photo shoots.

// What courses can I progress onto?

After this course students can explore other areas of makeup such as Theatrical/Special Effects/Media Hair and Makeup Course, Advanced Professional Makeup, Bridal Hair and Makeup, or extend their skills into courses such as our Professional Hair Styling course.

We offer a wide range of dates throughout the year, find what best suits you
or contact us for more options.