Photographic Make-up


This course covers photographic make-up styles from all angles. For instance exploring different genres (makeovers, fashion, editorial etc). Delegates will be learning the techniques for the application of make-up for colour and black and white studio photographs, understanding the principles of both studio and location photography, taking into consideration lighting techniques and effects of colour enabling delegates to work within a professional photographic environment.

There are no formal qualifications required for this course

Day 1 9.00am to 5:00pm

Leanne Cooper


  • For students to become confident and competent in bridal/prom/special occasion make-up including the application of make-up, highlighting and blending techniques
  • For students to gain confidence and competency in all make up aspects from a soft natural look to a more glamorous evening look
  • For students to be able to apply corrective make-up techniques to disguise skin blemishes enhancing and improving the clients natural attributes
  • Competent in all aspects of the application of make-up taking into account the huge diversity of differing skin tones
  • For students to be able to identify the correct colours and products for different skin types and colours
  • Understand the differences between a fashion look, commercial, editorial etc
  • Understanding a commercial shoot – What to expect
  • Understanding how location and lighting affects your work
  • Learn how to create, develop and extend your business in this lucrative field

The morning session of the course are held within the lecture room and feature a power point presentation. Following lunch a hands on practical session will be held within the Sterex Academy training salon equipped with all the latest facilities for the optimum standard of training.

This course offers a Skin by Sterex certificate which is a highly sought after qualification and is recognised within the industry

£225 + VAT per delegate, per day which includes a light luncheon
Course notes and an in-depth training manual will be provided upon completion of the course