Course: 3 Day Creative Halloween Makeup

Course content: Practical

Time: 10:00-16:00

Price: £599

Location: Brentwood Essex

Who is the course for?

This course is for Intermediate to advanced professional makeup artists who wish to learn the specialism of Halloween make up and how to create Halloween themed characters using different textures such as fake blood, body painting, prosthetics and make up.

Course overview:


Day 1: Creative Skull- Sugar Hull, Half Glam, Half Skull & Rainbow Skull

overview : Skull / Sugar skull / half glam and half skull :- We will start the day with a warm welcome and a live demo on a model giving you the full breakdown of how to layer makeup starting with the base then building as we go. we will show you how to eliminate features by blocking out using skull art techniques, and also shading using liquid, creams and powders. then its time to practice on your own models (self supplied or supplied by us with an additional fee). The tutor will watch and give feedback throughout the practical, here you can choose to go glam adding sparkles gems and glitter or going dark adding wounds , veins and bruises. the decision is yours on the day then finally we will finish with a mini photo shoot for your content to complete the days work.


Day 2: SPFX- bruises, scars, burns, cuts, bullet holes and the Chelsea smile (sliced lips)

overview : Bruises / Scars / cuts / Burns etc :- we will start the morning with SPFX talk, discussing skin prep, cleaning skin, prosthetics, latex skin grafts and creating bespoke cuts and bullets. the tutor will demo each wound area in the morning with discussions throughout any questions asked. The afternoon will be spent with each student choosing two wounds to work on and create. Feedback will be given throughout and then finalizing the day with a photoshoot for your social media content ( if you’d like to bring in accessories, zips, buttons, broken pencils and needle and thread there is an extension available for additional cost on the day £50 pp to stay till 8pm )


Day 3: Twisted Clown & Mystic Meg

Overview : Twisted Clown / Mystic Meg : – This day is about colour and being creative and learning the true artistry of blending and colour tones. The day will start of with a live demo for clown and mystic meg showing you the techniques and products to use. this Halloween make up look is a little more Glam then the other days however this look is the most wanted as its equally glamorous as it is freaky. then after lunch you will be putting them skills to practice choosing either one to create. photo shoot to finish and feedback and business talk as an added extra.


This 3 day Halloween Make Up Course  will teach you the secrets, tips and skills of creating those fascinating and realistic Halloween themed looks.

You will be working in a professional, fully equipped makeup studio and taught by an experienced current working makeup artist who will share all their tips, skills and experiences with you.

Although this course is delivered other 3 days where your be learning many looks and styles, you can also purchase each day individually for £249 per day

All products such as makeup, brushes, skin care products and disposables are provided.

We at Essex Hair and Make Up Academy have been delivering makeup and hair courses for many years and pride ourselves in providing high quality courses. Our trainers work full time as hair and makeup artists and have real life experience.  We feel it’s extremely important to have experienced artists with real industry experience teaching all our courses.

Do let us know if you have any queries as we’d be happy to help and we hope to see you soon on one of our courses.