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Awards Season

Awards Season

Awards season is upon us and here at Delamar we are glued to our newsfeeds looking out for the nominees, winners and of course those red carpet looks! For anyone working in the TV and Film industry the ultimate reward and recognition would be an Oscar, BAFTA or Emmy. For the Oscars the nomination process takes place months in advance. Some 6000 Academy members each belong to various branches e.g … Continue reading

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Advanced Prosthetics!

Advanced Prosthetics!

Last week our Advanced Prosthetics students embarked on their intensive 6-week advanced program. The 6 students – 5 from our 1 Year HE Cert course and 1 from our 22 week Advanced course, began their project with completing life casts of each other. The process is complex and requires an incredible amount of trust. With lots of deep breaths, encouragement from each other and the fantastic tutor, Andy Deubert, each … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Action!

Lights! Camera! Action!

When leaving the Academy our students often work together and with other working make-up artists. They also regularly become part of a wider team, a team of costume designers, producers, runners, fixers and cameramen to say the least. This week we have taken our 1 YR HE students and September Advanced Make-up students through a Lighting Master Class. When on set the lighting and cameramen really are your best friends! … Continue reading

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Fashion – All about the eyes!

Fashion – All about the eyes!

Last week we welcomed a new group of 22 week Advanced Complete Make-up Artist students, after a week of Basic Beauty the class has progressed into a week of Fashion. Taught by the incredibly talented Joanne Byrne, she takes the class through a number of different looks from commercial to editorial. Joanne especially focuses on the importance of perfecting a natural foundation base; from here any look can be applied. … Continue reading

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Workshop Week

Workshop Week

As our 1 Year HE students begin their second term, they embark on a week of 5 consecutive ‘workshops’. Each unique workshop focuses on a different industry specific topic. To begin with, the students have a day of ‘Continuity’ training. The Continuity day looks at how as a make-up artist you would break down a script and interpret the story with hair and make-up, the class also discusses Call Sheets … Continue reading

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Zombies and Ice!

Zombies and Ice!

Happy New Year to everyone! We hope you all had a joyful and restful festive break. In the Academy we are straight back to what we love best… Make-up! For the 22 week Advance Make-up Artist class, this term the focus is on enhancing their Casualty and Character skills. Using a variety of advanced techniques and products, BAFTA winning tutor, Catherine Scoble has been teaching the class zombie looks and … Continue reading

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Advanced Courses

Advanced Courses

I hope you all had a good Christmas. Our Complete Make-up Artist graduates have finished their course and are now ready to start getting some experience in the film industry, theatre or doing fashion shoots. Our Advanced Complete Make-up Artist students will be back in January to do more advanced casualty, character and fashion make-up. Our One Year higher Education students have chosen whether to do Advanced Fashion, Advanced Hair … Continue reading

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The Final Cut

The Final Cut

On our 16 week Complete Make-up Course we usually finish with a 2 week Haircutting, Barbering and Blowdrying class. Over the past 2 weeks the class has been taught by Lorraine Hill and Tom Cornell Starting with a female and male dolly head the students are taken through an unimaginable amount of precise and intricate haircuts., from long-layers, straight cuts, bobs, short styles and even beard trimming! After lots of … Continue reading

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IMATS Visits Delamar

IMATS Visits Delamar

In preparation for the competition held by the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show and Make-Up Artist Magazine, Delamar invited representatives from IMATS to talk to some of our students.  The event is extremely popular with the majority of our current students and also many Delamar graduates attending. IMATS is organised by Emmy award winner Michael Keys, who also manages Make-up Magazine, which is the magazine for make-up artists in the … Continue reading

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Magic and Sparkle!

Magic and Sparkle!

We are feeling the festive cheer in the Academy this week! With all our winter term classes coming to an end there is no better way to finish off the week with a splash of colour, a sprinkle of glitter and a huge dollop of talent! The Airbrushing course and Fashion course created spectacular face masks. The Fashion class used glitter blocking techniques, while the Airbrush class used stencils to … Continue reading

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