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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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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 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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Diary of a Make-Up Artist Student – Term 2 Week 4

This week has been so much fun – it’s all about the principals of stage make-up.   We learnt how to effectively make a person’s skin ’age’ using creams (Aging with Cream) and put our theory into practice by applying a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make Up Artist Student – Term 2, Week 1

The break over Easter was soooo needed!  Happy to be back and first up it’s a history lesson on 18th Century Make Up.  What a fascinating period of Make Up for both men and women, yes that’s right men were … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make-Up Artist Student – Week 6

This week was crazy creative!    We learnt the techniques required to pull off a hot exotic Egyptian look – i.e. thick eye liner, red lips, and iridescent skin.  We also completed a dramatic fashion look, and a dramatic smoky … Continue reading

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Diary of a Make-Up Artist – Week 4

Wow! What a week – we stepped it up a notch (or two) and completed a fashion look.  It was so exciting researching current trends and applying the techniques to provide that edgy look required for fashion.  Blue, blue, and … Continue reading

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