One Day Makeup Taster Courses

One day taster courses are available to anyone interested in media makeup. These courses provide potential students, or anyone just interested in makeup, a glimpse of how professional artists work behind the scenes. These short but insightful days, cover several basic skills and, hopefully, leave you wanting to pursue a career in the makeup industry. Should you want to advance further and enrol on one of our specialist makeup courses, we will deduct the cost of this taster day from your enrolment fee.

TV & Film And Special Effects Makeup Taster Day

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm with 1 hr for lunch

£120.00 inc. VAT

13th Aug 2017 – FULL
3rd Feb 2018

This taster day is an all round glimpse of the different industries that we at BAMM cater for. Including, Makeup demo’s, Script and character breakdown for TV & Film
and SFX.

Designed for anyone wishing to study on the Peter King TV & Film Hair & Makeup Course, or anyone with a passion for the industry.
(The cost of this course will be reimbursed should you decide to enrol on the Peter King course) industry tutors demonstrate how these specialist and intricate effects are achieved in TV and film productions. This workshop will give you a comprehensive insight into behind-the-scenes TV & Film Makeup Including SFX and prosthetics working practices.

*Please note students under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the duration of the workshop.

TV, Film & Fashion Taster Day for under 16s

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm with 1 hr for lunch

£60.00 inc. VAT

6th January 2018

Due to high demand we are running a once a year special taster day for budding Makeup Artists aged 16 and under.

This taster day is a small insight into the TV and Film industries:

The days starts with a discussion about character building and typical storylines that we see on TV and in films.

Students with then create a scenario and design their characters in order to make their story come to life. Students watch practical demonstrations for the creation of cuts, wounds and smal SFX injuries and then work on one another to practice techniques learnt.

An Introduction into Skin Camouflage

With Sue Bardwell from Changing Faces

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm with 1 hr for lunch

£120.00 inc. VAT

25th Sept 2017


  • The clinic environment, communication, listening skills and hygiene
  • Skin types, conditions and allergies
  • An introduction to Cover Creams, powders and methods of application
  • Discussion and exercises with colour tones using the colour wheel
  • Colour mixing and matching exercises
  • Demonstration of skin camouflage and tips for concealment


This 1-day course is designed to give candidates an introduction into the art of skin camouflage and concealment for those who have conditions or injuries, which affect their appearance. It is ideal for anyone wishing to explore this field further or who would like to complement their makeup artistry background and enhance their makeup knowledge with an understanding in colour theory and concealment and progress further into working with the Charity run organisation Changing Faces


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