THE COMPLETE FILM, FASHION, & THEATRE
MAKE-UP PROGRAM

 

 

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Alberta Academy of Aesthetics

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COURSE OUTLINE

Week One

  • The industries: fashion (print/society), film/television, theatre, and medical
  • Career options and opportunities
  • Tools of the trade
    1. Basic kit/choices for make-up kit (included in fees)
    2. Foundations: liquid, wet/dry, water-based, cream, mineral
    3. Eye shadows/liners
    4. Lipstick/gloss/liners
    5. Concealors
    6. Highlights and shadows (low lights)
    7. Powders
    8. Blushes
    9. Brushes: quality and uses
    10. Hair care products
    11. Skin care products
    12. FX supplies
  • Facial anatomy
    1. Architecture of the face (zones and structure)
    2. Physiology of the skin
    3. Tones and undertones (what is high colour)
    4. Skin disorders
    5. Minor treatments
  • Cleanliness, sanitation, and safety
    1. Understanding chemical properties of products
    2. WHMIS
    3. First aid
  • Colour theory
    1. How we perceive colour
    2. Additive and subtractive colour systems
    3. How light affects colour
    4. Psychology of colour
    5. Cameras, lenses, filters, lights
    6. Film processes and how it affects the look
    7. 35mm, digital, HDTV
  • Assessing make-up needs
    1. Corrective make-up
    2. Shading and highlighting
    3. Proper and improper placement
    4. Lips
    5. Brows/eyes: tweezing, waxing, dying lashes, artificial lashes (application, removal, cleaning)
    6. Manicure demo

Week Two