Diploma of Makeup Artistry Course Outline

Module 1 Makeup Products & Equipment

Summary:

• Get to know the author, Rachel Dal Santo, before she introduces you to the world of Makeup Artistry.
• Become familiar with the broad range of products and equipment available and become an expert in their use.
• Learn how to apply colour theory principles to makeup application.
• Understand skin types and conditions and their relationship to makeup artistry.
• Understand how to operate safely as a makeup artist in accordance with Australian standards.

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR515 – Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
CUAMUP414 – Style wigs and hairpieces for productions
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUAMUP614 – Create prosthetics for special makeup effects
BSBESB402 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Video Tutorials

Links

Introduction to Self-Directed Study Exercises

Student Handbook

Introduction

Welcome!

Ten Attributes of a Successful Makeup Artist

About the Author

Guest Makeup Artist

Tools and Products

An Introduction to the Makeup Artist's Kit

Equipment, Skincare, and WHS

Makeup Products

Makeup Brushes

Purchasing Your Kit

Work Health and Safety (WHS)

WHS Guidelines for the Makeup Artist

Cleaning Your Brushes, Sponges, and Powder Puffs

Australian WHS Legislation and Requirements

Colour Theory for the Makeup Artist

Understanding Colour

The Language of Colour

Face Charts

Makeup Designs

Makeup Application Basics

Skin Types and Skin Conditions

Skincare Products

Concealer

Foundation

Powder

Correcting Skin Problems and Covering Tattoos

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 2 Face, Eyebrow, Eye, & Lip Shapes

Summary:

• Become familiar with the diversity of human facial features.
• Use makeup application techniques, like contouring, to balance facial features.

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects

Learning Outcomes Summary

Face Shapes

Identifying Face Shapes

Contouring Highlight and Shade

Application Techniques for Contouring

Eye Shapes

Eye Shapes and Regions of the Eyelid

Classic Eye Makeup Design

Smoky Eye Makeup Design

Makeup for Asian Eyes

Eyebrow Shapes

Measuring the Eyebrow

Common Eyebrow Corrections

Lip Shapes

Lip Products

Common Lip Shape Problems and How to Fix Them

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 3 Glamour Makeup for Photography

Summary:

• Explore the world of Glamour Makeup, specifically in the contexts of bridal and fashion.
• Learn about the relationship between makeup and photography.

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Glamour Makeup for Photography

Makeover Studio Photography

Makeup Bloggers/Social Media Influencers

Wedding Photography

Fashion Photography

Beauty Photography

Other Commercial Photography

Model Release Form

Makeup Trends and Fashions

Staying on Trend

Fashion Makeup Demonstrations

Soft Natural Makeup

Classic Corporate Makeup

Red Carpet Glamour Makeup

Kim Kardashian/Instagram Inspired Makeup

Makeup for Black and White Photography

Makeup Application and Capture

Bridal Makeup

Common Bridal Makeup

Mother of the Bride Makeup

Additional Wedding Makeup

Multicultural Weddings

Indian Wedding Makeup

Chinese Wedding Makeup

Glamour Makeup for Dark Skin

Working with Dark Skin Tones

Bridal Makeup for Dark Skin

Professional Conduct for the Freelance Makeup Artist

Professional Conduct for the Freelance Makeup Artist and How to Enhance Your Professional Reputation

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 4 High Fashion Makeup & Body Painting

Summary:

• A deeper look at the fashion industry, this module will see you exploring the various styles and techniques of High Fashion Makeup Artistry.
• Understand the effects of lighting on makeup.
• Become familiar with what it means to collaborate with fashion designers.
• Learn how to incorporate the influence of art, culture, and history into fashion makeup design.

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes

Learning Outcomes Summary

Photographic vs. Catwalk Makeup

Key Differences

How Lighting Effects Makeup

Understanding Lighting Types

Coloured Filters

Styles of Makeup for the Catwalk

Hollywood Glamour and Avant-Garde

Working with Fashion Designers

Collaborating with a Team

Designing for a Fashion Show

Creating Looks for the Catwalk

High Fashion Makeup Demonstrations

Various Styles Explained

Culture Inspired Makeup: Geisha

Culture Inspired Makeup: Wodaabe Tribe

Art Inspired Makeup: Birth of Venus

Theatre Inspired Makeup: Ballerina

Historical Period Inspired Makeup: 1960s

Historical Period Inspired Makeup: Rococo

Body Painting

What is Body Painting?

What are its Uses?

Body Painting Festivals

Indigenous Origins of Body Painting Around the World

Examples of Modern Body Painting

Tools & Equipment Used for Body Painting

Work Health & Safety Considerations for Body Painting

Designing a Body Painting

Body Painting Preparation

Body Painting Makeup

How to Remove Body Paint

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 5 Makeup for Film and Television

Summary:

• Lights! Camera! Action! This module introduces you to the exciting world of Film and Television makeup!
• Become familiar with the many industry-specific standards and how they affect makeup design.
• Learn how to apply a news presenter makeup to both men and women!
• Become confident in one of the most crucial elements of film and television makeup - continuity!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP412 – Maintain makeup and hair continuity
CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
CUAMUP414 – Style wigs and hairpieces for productions
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUAMUP614 – Create prosthetics for special makeup effects
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

Industry Overview

Film/TV Crews and Their Duties

Film/Television Crew Members and Their Duties

Studio Protocol and on Set Expectations

On Set Procedures and What to Expect

Television Makeup

High-Definition/Digital Television

Floor Duty/On Set Maintenance for Television

Male News Presenter Makeup

Makeup for Men

Makeup for Excellent Complexion

Makeup for Average Complexion

Unusual Problems and How to Fix Them

Female News Presenter Makeup

Applications for Female News Presenters

Makeup for Female News Presenter

Film Makeup

Makeup For Film and The Differences Between Film and Tv

'No Makeup' Makeup - Male

'No Makeup' Makeup - Female

How to Maintain and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge

Professional Development and Networking

Script Continuity Analysis

Steps to Set Up a Continuity System

Script Analysis

Continuity Considerations

Example of a Call Sheet

Creating a Roster for the Makeup Department

Creating a Makeup Budget

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 6 Theatre Stage Makeup

Summary:

• This module will take you back in time to provide you with an in-depth insight into the fascinating history of makeup.
• Learn the key differences between makeup for camera and makeup for stage.
• See how to create common theatre characters, like a traditional white-faced clown!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP412 – Maintain makeup and hair continuity
CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

Theatre Stage Makeup

Designing the Makeup

Lighting and Makeup

Employment in the Theatre

How to Collaborate in a Creative Process

Basic Male Makeup Techniques for Theatre

Historical Period Makeup

Period-Based Productions

Authentic Makeup vs. Interpretations

Ancient Egyptian Period

Ancient Roman Period

Ancient Greek Period

Medieval and Renaissance Periods

Tudor and Elizabethan Periods

Stuart and Restoration Periods

Georgian Period

Regency Period

Victorian Period

Edwardian and George V Periods

1920s Period

1930s Period

1940s Period

1950s Period

1960s Period

1970s Period

1980s Period

Period Makeup Demonstrations

Ancient Egyptian Makeup

Georgian Makeup

Victorian Makeup

1920s Makeup

1980s Makeup

Common Theatrical Characters

Geisha Makeup

Clown Makeup

Traditional White-Faced Clown

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 7 Old-Age Makeup

Summary:

• This module is your first taste of Special Effects Makeup, exploring the various techniques available for adding years to a person with makeup!
• Learn how to implement design solutions.
• Become familiar with the topic of copyright.

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

Designing Old-Age Makeup

Approaches to Aging Makeup

Highlight and Shade

Latex or Stipple

Green Marble

Prosthetics

Old-Age Makeup Demonstration

How to Implement a Design Solution

Copyright, Moral Right, and Intellectual Property

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 8 Character Makeup

Summary:

• This module will see you delving into the fantastical world of character makeup!
• Learn how to interpret and respond to a design brief.
• Use makeup to create common characters like a traditional witch and Oliver Twist’s "Fagin"!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

Designing for Film and Television

Designing for a Character

Designing for Theatre

How to Interpret and Respond to a Design Brief

Video Demonstrations

Witch: Traditional Theatre Makeup

Fagin (Oliver Twist): Traditional Theatre Makeup

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 9 Special Effects Makeup

Summary:

• This module officially welcomes you into the attention-grabbing and jaw-dropping world of special effects makeup. With a focus on injury and disease simulation, your creations are sure to give people chills!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUAMUP614 – Create prosthetics for special makeup effects
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

SFX Injury and Disease Simulation

Bruising

Abrasions

Scabs

Tears and Perspiration

Artificial Dirt

Cuts and Lacerations

Sutures/Stitches

Bullet Wounds

Scars

Tattoos

Chicken Pox (Varicella) Simulation

Small Pox

Burns

Injury and Disease SFX for Fantasy Characters

Creating a Zombie Character

Zombie Character Technique

Character Contact Lenses

Demonstrations

Burns Makeup Demonstration

Assault Makeup Demonstration

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 10 Prosthetics

Summary:

• A deeper look into special effects makeup, this module will take you the world of special effects prosthetics!
• Learn how to originate and develop concepts.
• Gain the skills required for creating simple out-of-kit prosthetics as well as more advanced prosthetics, like a partial ‘face cast’!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR515 – Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUAMUP614 – Create prosthetics for special makeup effects
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

History of Prosthetic Makeup

The Modern SFX Makeup Artist

How to Originate and Develop Concepts

How to Develop Creative Thinking

How to Make a Presentation

How to Evaluate Finished Prosthetics Against Production Requirements for Improvement

Prosthetic Manufacture Techniques

Simple Prosthetic Techniques

Out-Of-Kit Prosthetic for Theatre

Create Your Own Scar Plate

Prosthetic Manufacture Using a Face Cast

Advanced Prosthetic Manufacture Techniques

Introduction

Full-Face Cast & Plaster Mould for Foam Latex Prosthetic Appliance

Foam Latex

Alternative Technique: Urethane Mould & Encapsulated Silicone Prosthetic Appliance

Airbrushing

Alternative Technique: Epoxy Resin

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 11 Hair and Wig Styling

Summary:

• This module will introduce you to the world of hair styling and wig application.
• Become familiar with the broad range of hair styling products and equipment available.
• Learn the theory behind hair styling like contouring with hair and identifying common hair ‘problems’ plus how to fix them.
• Learn how to style hair and apply wigs, which are highly sought-after skills for any professional makeup artist, making you stand out from the crowd, especially in the bridal and media industries!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAMUP411 – Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP412 – Maintain makeup and hair continuity
CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
CUAMUP414 – Style wigs and hairpieces for productions
CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
CUADES511 – Implement design solutions

Learning Outcomes Summary

Style Hair for Performances or Productions

Introduction

Hairstyling Tools and Products

Advantages and Disadvantages of Common Hair Products

Required Skills and Differences Between Hairstyling for the General Public and the Media Industries

Design Elements and Principles

Elements

Principles

Documenting Hair Designs

Types of Curls

Face Shapes and Contouring with Hair

Contouring with Hair

Hairstyles for Balancing Facial Features

Common Hair Problems and How to Solve Them

Hair Growth Patterns

Common Hair Problems Encountered in the Media Industries

How to Style Hair

Newsreader Blow-Dry Bob Style

Long Wavy Style Using Curling Tongs

Contemporary Style: Messy Bun with Side Braid

Victorian Period Hairstyle

1920s Finger Wave Hairstyle

Men's Hairstyle

Wigs and Artificial Facial Hair

Wig Types

Suggested Wig Suppliers

Measuring a Client

How to Measure a Client for a Handmade Natural Hair Wig

Preparing a Client

Preparing a Client for Wig Application

Wig Preparation and Care

Blocking

Trimming

Cleaning

Storage

Wig Application

Application of a Medium- and High-Grade Wig: Synthetic (Regular Front)

Application of a Lace Front Wig: Synthetic or Natural Hair

Wig Styling

Wig Styling Example: Lace Front, Synthetic Wig Styling

Apply False Moustache

Apply an Artificial Hand Knotted Moustache

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

Module 12 Working as a Freelance MUA

Summary:

• The refining touch to your newly acquired skills can be found in this module, which will equip you with the knowledge required to put your skills into professional use!

Units covered in this module:

Note: This list is not indicative of unit completion, as most of our units are taught (in parts) across most of our modules.

CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
BSBESB402 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
CUADES412 – Interpret and respond to a design brief
BSBCRT413 – Collaborate in creative processes

Learning Outcomes Summary

Introduction

Establishing a Successful Makeup Business

Setting up Your Business

Requirements for Working From a Business Premises and Employing Workers in Australia

How to Get Clients

Checklist for Establishing a Makeup Artistry Business

Tips for Working in Specific Industry Sectors

Wedding

How to Create a Work Agreement for Client Bookings

Fashion

Television

Theatre

Working as an Assistant

How to Negotiate Contract or Agreement Variations When Working as a Freelances MUA

How to Create a Contract with a Supplier of Goods or Services for Your New Business

How to Review Your Work Objectives Measured Against Quality of Life, Artistic & Commercial Goals

Self-Directed Study Exercises

Assignment

 

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