AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP SCHOOL ESTABLISHED 1985
WHERE MAKEUP STARS ARE BORN
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We know it's essential to be professional if you want to be a success... and with this in mind, we confidently deliver up-to-date knowledge, techniques, and skills. Consistently delivering the best graduates to the entertainment industry and beyond.
Studying at The Makeup Technicians
you’ll learn from some of the best in the business.
All trainers are industry professionals with loads of ongoing experience across film, fashion, photography, theatrical, runway, SPFX, Prosthetics and more.
Carmelle Watkins is a Head trainer specialising in Television presenting, Beauty, Macro, Airbrushing, Runway and actively works with students teaching them all about getting work in the industry, discover what type of artist you want to be, and we'll help you get there!
Fiona Cooper-Sutherland is Senior Artist at Sydney Opera House working on most Theatre productions year-round, she brings this creative strength & detail into all of her classes, including wig dressing and wig application, preparation for theatre productions.
Lisa Cotterill "ZOMBIE QUEEN" is our Gory Effects Guru giving students in-depth creative guidance on all SPFX and Prosthetics from design to molding and most of all applications, where you'll create stunning appliances. Be proud of your creative achievements.
Guest trainers attend weekly depending on the subjects being covered, so if the subject is Fashion we'll bring in industry artists straight off the runway! From New York, Paris, London or Sydney. We have Channel Seven Artists and GHD trainers to teach you the latest in TV Presenter and Fashion Hair.
Drag makeup is delivered by Andrew Keshan head Artist from Opera Australia. Getting expert guidance from so many key artists helps you build on your professional style as an up-and-coming makeup artist in the making.
Student ongoing credits Assisting Artists on big-budget productions like “The Great Gatsby” “Cleverman” “Little Monsters” and Australia’s Next Top Model, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and theatre at the Sydney Opera House, Music Clips to TVC's, Commercials.
We as Makeup Artists are passionate about our career & eager to impart our knowledge with everyone wanting to learn, and we're so committed to giving our students the best training and education possible so you too can be a great artist.
The Makeup Technicians, Mission is to produce well educated, confident graduates, ready to take on the exciting world of the ever-growing Makeup and Entertainment Industries.
Upon completion of our 12-month Diploma of Screen & Media in Specialist Makeup, you'll graduate as a Professional Makeup Artists and hold an Australian Government Accredited Qualification, that you can take anywhere in the world and start working straight away.
If you choose to further your career, you can follow on with our Advanced Skills Set of Makeup, in this Advanced course, you’ll discover even more in-depth makeup skills and knowledge adding several extra units of competency to build your qualification’s portfolio.
In the Advanced course of Fashion, Hair, SPFX, and Prosthetics of design sculpt and application. Create stunning magazine, runway or scary & beautiful hybrids with skin texture, wound appliances with bloodline and a full set of teeth, and that's just to start with, take a look at our Courses page for more information.
The Makeup Technicians work with you to solidify knowledge and skills instilling confidence in each and everyone of you.