Cut Above -Want to learn sculpting to silicone prosthetic production? Well this is the only school that offers this in NZ! - Check out their Diploma in Special FX & Prosthetic Makeup Artistry Level 5.
Click here to check out Cut Above’s Makeup Courses- https://www.cutabove.ac.nz/63/makeup-courses/
The Makeup School -Offers a Diploma in Film, TV, Fashion & Special FX
Run by two of New Zealand’s best film and TV makeup artists,Gabrielle Jones &Dianne Ensor .
Click here to check out The Makeup School’s Makeup Courses-https://www.themakeupschool.co.nz/
Samala Robinson College SRA -The Samala Robinson Academy (SRA) is NewNew Zealand’s leadingfashion makeup academy that is NZQA accredited. It was established in 2000 by leading New Zealand makeup artist Samala Robinson, who has over 25 years of experience in fashion, film and television. Learn SFX, Character, ageing, prosthetic application and Body art
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Servilles - New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry (Level 4) -learn practical and theoretical makeup knowledge for a range of clients and environments, such as film, performance and fashion (photographic, catwalk and SFX makeup)
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Te Auaha (Weltec) - Offers a great course which includes full body painting! New Zealand Certicate in “Makeup Artistry” Lvl 4 - Learn corrective techniques, fashion makeup and hairstyling for runway, editorial and private clients. Then study special effects, including character design, facial manipulation, ageing, wig styling, trauma effects and body art. Te Auaha also has a big focus on what it’s like to work back stage and on set, with the opportunity to work for large shows such as World Of Wearable Arts or with the Film School in Avalon Studios.
Click here to check out Te Auaha’s Makeup courses - https://teauaha.com/our-programmes/hair-beauty-and-makeup-artistry
Yoobee Colleges:Offers the same Certificate in Makeup Artistry L4 as Te Auaha - but also adds in fantasy bald caps and prosthetic applications. You will also learn to sculpt, mould, apply and paint your own basic prosthetic creations. Also this is the only SFX course that includes Airbrush!
Click here to check out Yoobee’s Makeup Courses - https://www.yoobee.ac.nz/courses/film/certificate-in-makeup-artistry/
Stan Winston School is the world's premier online destination for learning the art and technology of character creation from Hollywood's leading artists and technical wizards. Creating compelling characters requires a vast range of skills and techniques, from big-budget cinematic approaches to DIY methods you can practice in your home workshop.
If you have an internet connection and want the world of SPFX at your fingertips then we highly encourage you to consider this school.
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The OG of correspondence SPFX makeup courses if you are serious about SPFX then consider this course. Learn special effects makeup without going to makeup school from Dick’s hand-picked faculty of top Hollywood professionals. Dick’s Advanced Professional Makeup Course has more Academy Award winning and nominated graduates than all of America’s makeup schools combined. For beginners, Dick’s Basic 3-D Makeup Course has introduced countless aspiring makeup artists to this magical art.
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As you can see there are multiple options to study Makeup and Special FX around New Zealand, and we suggest you research what these awesome schools have to offer.
Of course, if you’re unsure on what you’re most passionate about learning, we’ll always have our monthly one day workshops on special FX, face, and body painting available. As well as our holiday program workshops to help you and your budding FX artist kids decide!