FIVE WEEK Beauty & Fashion Level 1

Get confident in the world of high fashion, glamour and editorial make-up

This 5 week course is specially designed to start you on your journey into becoming a creative and confident make-up artist in the world of beauty and fashion. You will get a chance to train with some of the best beauty and creative backstage artists, and learn how to work with a creative team- whether it is a designer, a photographer or a stylist.

We’ll show you the different aspects of working for stage and runway vs. cameras and working with different lighting so your make-up is always front and center. With tons of international product knowledge and techniques, at the end of this course you will not only be strong with your beauty and glamour make-ups but will also know how to approach design for fashion features or shows and bring your own individual expression to it. Add to that your research, referencing and presentation skills and you’re well on your way to impressing your clients and starting a successful career.


  • Skin care and hygiene
  • Brush types and uses
  • Tools and accessories
  • Product knowledge and setting up
  • Prepping your artist / client / model
  • Facial anatomy
  • Research/ Referencing
  • Presentation Skills
  • Face Chart Design
  • Intro to the world of make-up
  • Intro to airbrushing
  • Colour theory
  • Make-up for stage and camera lighting
  • Working with different skin tones & textures
  • Working with colours, shapes & textures
  • Glamour and Beauty
  • Editorial Looks
  • History of Make-up
  • Approach to Catwalk Design
  • Using Art as Inspiration
  • Foundation applications/concealing techniques
  • Techniques for beauty enhancement
  • Contouring techniques - working with highlight and shade
  • Eyeliner and Lash application
  • Technical glamour application
  • Make-up for Black and White Photography
  • Adaptation of current make up trends
  • Makeup in Advertising and Promotions
  • Working with innovative materials and products for creative fashion looks.
  • Working with various tools, products and techniques for catwalk make-up
  • Backstage knowhow


At the end of your 5 weeks course you will have a photo shoot where you will get a chance to showcase your talent and newly acquired skills. The images from this shoot will be your first step towards building your professional portfolio!


Knowing your products and brands is an essential part of being a make-up artist. Apart from our tried and tested must haves we also believe in giving our students a feel of new brands and innovative products. We believe in products that work and not just gimmicks or fads. In addition to our existing brand sponsors you will also be introduced to brands like:

  • Bobbi Brown
  • MAC
  • Inglot
  • Smashbox
  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • Makeup Forever
  • Estee Lauder
  • Stila
  • Clinique
  • Becca
  • Graftobian
  • Mehron

The products you try in class will in turn help you in making an informed decision to building your own professional kit.


To whet your creative appetites even more we have fantastic make up/skincare sponsors who support us on the course...



Look into any make up artist’s kit and you’ll see each one is different to the next one. This is the beauty of what we do. We develop our own tastes and styles and preferred use of brands. At fat mu we advise and expose you to excellent products in class but it is up to the student to buy their own palettes, brushes, tools, pots and paints! This is done for a reason, each student must learn to develop a sense of working as a freelancer and learn where to shop, what to look for and how to test and try products by themselves. All part of learning this craft, essential for YOU to build relationships with suppliers and advise your clients too.

We promise to hold your hands along the way and help you with this exciting process by telling you where to go, brands and cosmetics that we love in India and on the international market and importantly who offers discounts to fat mu students.

  • A start up make-up kit (kit list will be sent through on enrolment)
  • A start-up brush kit (kit list will be sent through on enrolment)
  • All brushes and make-up bought by each student is not included in the tutelage fee. Each student kit is individual to that student, and is bought by the student through the course duration! This is a good working practice for being a professional and well-rounded artist


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