Make Up Artistry Specialised (7-9.30pm) Wednesday

Course Name - Specialised Make Up Artistry


Course Overview

Specialised Make Up Artistry

In this course you will learn the more advanced and broader aspects of Make Up Artistry, (below find each week’s content). In each class there will be an element of basic theory (notes provided) with a demonstration by Aisling. Students will get an opportunity in each class to put their skills learned into practice on themselves at times and on a partner at other times depending on the week. By the end of the course Students will have learned lots of different skills learned over the 8 weeks.

Materials Charge: €30

Course Content

Week 1:Introduction:to course content and basic hygiene procedures. Introduction to skin prep and an in depth look at make up brushes. Please bring a Pen and Paper

Week 2:Introduction to colour theory: An in depth look into colour theory in Make Up and design a look based on this

Week 3:Era's: you will learn about make up through the ages and put your favourite era in practice

Week 4:Special Effects: an introduction to special effects techniques burns, bullets wounds, skin.

Week 5:Art of the Eyes: Advanced eye looks cut crease, glitter work, blending

Week 6:Advanced Liner: Learn to perfect liquid liner with flicks plus individual lash application

Week 7:Theatrical: Design a theatrical look based on the theme BLACK. WHITE. RED.

Week 8:Trend and Fashion: Learn about different make up artists working in the fashion industry today and design a look based on their work.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements but a keen interest in Make Up Artistry also having completed the introduction course woulda benefitbut not essential.

Tutor Biography

Aisling K, a make-up artist based in the west of Ireland has been working in the industry since 2003. Coming into the field in early 2000, she trained in the Art of Textiles where she received a First Class Bachelor's Degree in Art, Design. Aisling then went on to pursue her passion for make up with leading brand, MAC Cosmetics where worked from 2005 - 2017. She has been trained to the highest standard of make-up artistry and was been a part of their prestigious UK and Ireland EVENTS team for 7 years. Through this, she has been exposed to some of the world’s greatest make-up artists, with the highlight being working with the famed and celebrated make-up artist Val Garland on numerous shows. Most recent being at London Fashion Week. With experience in all aspects of the Industry from Theatre to Film and TV, High Fashion to Body Painting, Aisling continues to be a very sought after Make Up Artist within her field. Working at many international fashion weeks she has been part of major shows which include, Alexander Mc Queen, Nicole Farhi, Mary Katrantzou and JW Anderson to name but a few. High profile events include The BAFTAs, The IFTAs, The British Fashion Awards and she has been featured on TV3's Xpose and the acclaimed Wedding Blog, ONE FAB DAY. In 2017 Aisling went on to pursue her career as a freelance make up artist setting up her company Aisling K Make Up. Aisling continues to advance her skills in beauty and has just qualified in the highly skilled Brow Art of Phibrow, Microblading with the award winning Brow Master Kim O' Sullivan. Aisling has a passion for teaching and sharing her knowledge and experience with others. She has worked with the International School of Make Up Artistry where she was, sought out, to teach on their courses. Aisling is now a fully fledged member of the team at GTI where she has been since 2014.


Materials Needed:

On week one please bring a pen and paper. A small list of tools will be provided on week one which students must bring in each week. A full basic brush set will be given to student on week 3/4 so some of the students own brushes must be brought in for weeks 2 and 3. All materials provided for use in class, students are welcomed and encouraged to bring their own make up also, each week.