Special Effects at Delamar
Prosthetics or special effects make-up is the art of sculpting, moulding, casting and colouring to create advanced cosmetic effects. Here at the Academy we have an entire workshop dedicated to the subject!
BECTU and Make-up Artists
At the Academy we continue to support our graduates through all stages of their careers, however sometimes its helps to have a bigger network behind you – a network like BECTU!
The Complete Make-up Artist Book Launch at Kryolan City
On Saturday we celebrated the much-anticipated launch of The Complete Make-up Artist textbook, Third Edition. Hosted in Kryolan City, just off London’s Covent Garden, the world famous make-up store was a perfect location for our great event!
The Complete Make-up Artist Prize Draw!
This Saturday 14 November we will be at Kryolan City to celebrate the launch of The Complete Make-up Artist Third Edition. The special event will include a book signing and lucky prize draw!
Our Amazing Open Day!
What a fantastic weekend we have had here at the Academy! On Saturday we held a special Open Day full of talks and demonstrations.
4 Expert Hair Styling Tips and Tricks
Hair styling is a vital part of the TV, film and modeling world. It’s a true art form and requires creativity and patience.
Graduate Updates: October 2015
October can arguably be one of the busiest months for a Make-up Artist! Halloween aside our graduates continue to make their mark in the media make-up industry, below is a selection of the latest updates from our Graduates in October 2015.
Illamasqua spook Event!
As All Hallows Eve approaches and the darkness of the night brings out the ghouls in all of us, we had a little treat for our students this week!
Graduate Updates: Mitali Vakil
Mitali Vakil graduated from our 16 week Complete Make-up Artist course with the addition of Advanced Prosthetics. Here she brings us up to date with how she got on after leaving Delamar and returning to Mumbai.
The Third Edition of Complete Make-up Artist Textbook!
Monday 19 October is an extremely important date here at the Academy! The much-anticipated third edition of The Complete Make-up Artist textbook will be released ready to order.
Shrek on Tour!
Just over a year ago Ella Van Der Zwart graduated from our 1 Year HE Cert course. She threw herself straight into action on some fantastic work opportunities, here she brings us up to speed with what she's been up to and what its like working on a national musical tour!
Body Art Through the Ages
The beauty of body art is that there are so many amazing types all over the world and even throughout history. Body art covers everything from tattoos to full-body airbrushing
NARS demo at the Academy!
Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming back to the Academy International Lead Make-up Stylist, Jane Richardson.
London Fashion Week
During September our graduates had the incredible opportunity of partaking in London Fashion Week! Here Cara Logan gives her account of working the internationally acclaimed event!
Graduate Updates: September 2015
Our wonderful graduates have been continuing to keep in touch and updated with their current work status. Undeniably this month has to be one of the busiest month’s our agency has had this year! With so many jobs coming in we are finding it hard to keep up – almost! As well as placing graduates in a variety of jobs, productions and shows, with the help of tutors and of course the fantastic attitudes and determination from our graduates, we continue to be so proud of all our students’ professional success in the media make-up industry!
Graduate Updates: Caron Boyle
Here at the Academy it is always a genuine and rewarding pleasure to hear from our graduates with what they have been up to! Caron Boyle graduated from our 16 week Complete Make-up Artist course in July 2015, here she fills us in with how she got on as a trainee on an upcoming BBC drama based in Belfast.
We are delighted to be hosting a fantastic Open Day full of make-up, hair, special effects and inspiration! For more information and to be included on the guest list please read more.
4 Professional Make Up Tips You Need to Know
Professional make up artists are a lot like magicians - creating illusions with flair and skill! It’s tricky mastering professional make up, but with these 4 tips you’ll be able to perfect your professional make up routine.
MAC Carnaby Flagship Store Launch Partry
We attended an exclusive pro event celebrating the launch of the new Flagship MAC store Carnaby Street!
The Delamar Kit Take 2!
The first day on the course is often a likened to Christmas! Make-up fanatic or not – you will drool over our kit contents!!
Graduate Updates: August 2015
We have been so fortunate to have some truly talented, professional and wonderful students come through the Academy each year. For us at the Academy, August marks the end of the Academic year. Here, as a special Graduate news blog, we hear from the 2014/2015 graduates themselves to see exactly what they have been up to so soon after graduating!
Creaturegeddon celebrates the art of special effects, monster making, sculpting, prosthetic make-up and much more. A mix of fantasy, sci-fi, aliens and gore, Creaturegeddon was certainly a hotspot for inspiration and celebration!
A Kryolan Masterclass!
Get the full story on Kryolan's Annual Masterclass!
Graduate Updates: Diandra Ferreira
We love keeping up with what are Graduates are up to, whether they have just graduated or been working in the industry for years! Here we catch up with Diandra Ferreira who graduated from our 1 Year HE course this June.
Basic Tips For Applying Prosthetics
Whether an actor has to age 30 years or if you’re shooting a zombie movie, prosthetics are essential throughout the TV and film industries. That’s why we offer one of the UK’s best prosthetics courses. But first we’d like to share a few cool beginner prosthetic tips to start you off…
13 things you could be doing with your spare time
So, you’re a make-up artist? The job title can actually encompass a lot more! How about accountant, marketing executive, secretary, sales person, PA, PR, HR…the list goes on! You work for yourself, and perhaps you’re working 3 days on set next week, that doesn’t mean you have a 4-day weekend coming up!
An Art Class with Make-up Brand Inglot!
Along with the pleasure of hosting beauty brands and special effects companies, it’s always refreshing to host a brand with sure creative vision! This is exactly what happened when international make-up brand Inglot came to visit Delamar recently.
Graduate Updates: July 2015
As much as we try to keep up with what our graduates are working on, there are so many doing well in the industry that we can’t keep up! Below is a selection of the latest updates from our Graduates in July 2015.
Georgina Coverdale at IMATS
Delamar graduate, Georgina Coverdale, recently complete the 1 Year HE cert course with us. Georgina had specialised in Advanced Prosthetics. Here she talks us through her time at IMATS and meeting her special effects idols!
10 Top-tips from Babs Forman!
It was with great pleasure we welcomed back graduate Babs Forman for an industry and business skills masterclass last week! After a successful career in law Babs took a big decision and re-trained with Delamar to become a make-up artist.
University of West London Catwalk 2015
Next week is our 1 Year HE student's big day! It's Graduation day!! We have all had such a fantastic year with not only the students but our continued educational partnership with the University of West London. Here we look back on our Make-up student's collaboration with the UWL Fashion students.
An Evening with Urban Decay!
Like any other make-up fanatics we love an evening obessing over new make-up trends and exchanging hints and tips! So last week we were delighted to be invited to Urban Decay's Covent Garden store for an exclusive shoppers event!
Fake blood, special effects and all things gory! Bloodymarvellous visits Delamar Academy!
Graduate Updates: June 2015
As summer begins to heat up so does the work for our Graduates! Check out who is working where in our latest Graduate Updates!
Theatre Project Week!
Take a look at the characters created by our students in Theatre Project week!
Take a look at our Graduates discussing exactly what they got up to on the 1 Year HE course and how it all came together on Exhibition day!
Living costs guide
A guide to living costs for students starting courses in 2015/16.
Graduate Updates: Alex Dawes
Alex Dawes graduated from our 1 Year HE Certificate course in 2014. Here she gives us sneak peek into her life in Fashion Make-up!
Graduate Updates: Carly Guy
We often have the pleasure of arranging some truely unique work experience opportunites for our graduates! Here Carly Guy, recently graduated from our 16 week Complete Make-up Artist course, fills us in with what happened when she joined the "Mr Selfridge" crowd room.
GRADUATE EXHIBITION 2015
Our annual Graduate Exhibition is coming soon! For more information please follow the link below -
BAFTA talk with Strictly Come Dancing’s Glam Squad!
Team Delamar enjoyed an evening of glamour and champagne on Tuesday night at the famous Bafta headquarters at 195 Picadilly, in the heart of London.
Emmy Nominated Make-up Artist Brian Kinney
We were delighted to welcome a special guest speaker to the Academy recently - Brian Kinney, who came over from Chicago 15 years ago to train at Delamar, and now works in TV and Film in Hollywood, specialising in casualty, prosthetics and SFX.
Graduate Updates: April 2015
We continue to be successful because of our graduates. Here is a selection of the latest updates from our graduates in April 2015.
United Make-up Artist Expo 2015 finalist Helen Jauregui
Delamar student Helen Jauregui reflects on her experience after winning third place in the UMAe live make-up competition...
United Make-up Artist Expo 2015
The United Make-up Artist expo was back for it's third year with more talks, live on stage demonstrations, brands selling products (often at a discount) and a make-up competition. Once again we had one of our make-up students make the podium.
Make-up Graduate updates: Emily Coughlin
Emily Coughlin graduated from our Complete Make-up Artist course in December 2013. She has sent us an update of what she's been doing in Altlanta
A ROYAL VISIT!
The Duchess of Cambridge visits Ealing Studios!
Graduate updates: Namrata Soni
Indian academy award winner, vogue make-up artist of the year winner, hello make-up artist of the year winner talks about doing the make-up on a Disney film, being personal make-up artist in Cannes and fashion shoots around the world
What's on in Ealing Studios
OSCAR AND BAFTA NEWS
Congratulations to Delamar Graduates Eve Marie Coles and Luisa Abel. Eve Marie Coles was Make-up Designer on ‘The Phone Call’, which won the Oscar for Best Live Action Short. Luisa Abel was Make-up Department Head on 'American Sniper', which was nominated for Best Picture.
Lights! Camera! Action!
IMATS Visits Delamar!
Graduates updates: What our graduates have been doing
Advanced Wig work
Some of our favourite Characters!
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.
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.
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.