There are many specialties when choosing to work in the make-up industry, from high fashion photographic work to cat walk as well as theatrical and special effects. For others it may be retailing an exciting high street fashion make-up brand. Whichever you choose it requires determination and drive as well as talent plus an eye for detail and color.
The majority of professionals working in make up artistry are self-employed freelancers and therefore depend on finding jobs through their on line portfolio of work and in some cases via connections with photographers, stylists and agencies.
Therefore the importance of networking cannot be stressed enough; however the rewards and satisfaction in this exciting job are enormous.
There is also a large industry in consumer make up whereby using your make up artistry skills you can concentrate on the general public for special occasion, wedding or ethnic make-up.
Types of make-up courses:
Foundation Make-up Courses: (F05)
The entry level to make-up training includes make-up for the day, evening, bridal and special occasions.