Category Archives: Makeup Artistry

Meet our Teacher Michelle Michaelson Diploma of Screen and Media in Toowoomba

I learnt my craft working with top photographers, directors, models and performers. I was lucky enough that my training occurred in a high demand industry where everything had to be exactly right before the shot was taken. I developed the … Continue reading

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Meet Nalii our Diploma of Screen and Media Teacher in Cairns

  I am a hair, makeup and special effects artist with 15 years of artistic experience, including fine & commercial arts.   I work predominately in Tropical North Qld, but I also work interstate and nationally. I have the heart … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make-up Artist in Training

This week has been really exciting!  We’ve all really had to use our imaginations to break down scripts, create storyboards, breakdown characters and design face charts to suit. It’s definitely a real skill to be able to do this effectively and … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student – Term 3 Week 8

Practical assessment first up on Monday morning on skills learnt over the past couple of weeks including Yasmin Eye, Foundation, Smokey Eye, 3D or regular lip, evening look, lip line. Probably should have made a bit more effort with the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student – Term 3 Week 6

Straight into it this week with Ballet make up theory starting with a pale pink base, blocking out the brows and concealing brows by colour correcting to open up the facial features, application of extended liquid liners top & bottom … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student – Term 3 Weeks 3 – 5

Week 3 It’s been another awesome, yet busy, week in the course.  This week we really cranked up the hands on experience which was great but we all need to focus on the basics at this point to build a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student Term 3 Week 2

We learnt so much in Week 1 that I was wondering how we were going to build on it in Week 2.  Starting with skin structures & layers of the skin we moved on to the skin and skin disorders.  … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Aritist Student Term 3, Week 1

The start of this week was about familiarising ourselves with those activities we do every day but take for granted.  Our trainer set clear expectations of what was required to succeed in the course, gave us a tour of the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Student – Term 2 Week 10

I can’t believe that this is our last week!  We have come so far and learnt so much during our time here at Demi International Beauty Academy. We are finishing off our workbook modules on business which covers all the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student – Term 2 Week 8

Here we are at week 7 already and only 2 weeks left until I’m qualified!  I’ve had some time to reflect about the past 6 months and just how much content we’ve covered AND how much I’ve learnt.  The course … Continue reading

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