Make Up Artistry - Introduction (5pm - 7:30 pm) Monday

Course Name:Introduction to Makeup Artistry.

Award:Certificate of Attendance (on request).

Course Overview

In this course you will learn the basic principles of Make Up Artistry, from Foundation to Eyes, Liner to Brows (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 design and practice their own look from start to finish using all of the skills learned over the 8 weeks.

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 Foundation: An in depth look into Foundation, Concealing and Colour Correcting.

Week 3: Contour and Highlight Learn the theory of Contour and Highlight how to apply to the different face shapes successfully.

Week 4: Brows and Lips: Learn how to measure brows according to the face shape. How to apply and use the different types of brow products. The perfect red lip.

Week 5: Eyes: Learn the theory of Colour and Eye shapes, how to apply eye shadow to the different eyes shapes successfully.

Week 6: Liner and Lashes: Learn 3 different liner skills plus false lash application

Week 7: Day to Night. Put into practice all of your skills learned in week 1-6 plus introduction to Smokey Eyes.

Week 8: Demo on full make up look of student’s choice by Aisling, Students will design their own look of choice and will create it on a partner in class.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements but a keen interest in Make Up Artistry would be a benefit.

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 she 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 BAFTA's, The IFTA's, 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 each week also.