New Zealand's Award Winning Makeup Shop



Weekdays, Monday to Friday 9.30- 4pm 10 - 21 June

This is a short course where you will be learning how to create a unique creature through sculpting and foam latex application techniques.

You will be taught how to create realistic wounds with industry standard materials, like silicone and Bondo.

This will be a great course for people who have a great interest in Special FX make-up, cosplayers wanting to create an epic design for themselves, tutors who would like to upskill or people wanting to get into the industry.

This highly successful course started in Wellington a few years back and attracted multiple international students.

We are super excited to now offer it in Auckland.

First and the last day will require the same model.

Life casting

Sculpting Mould making

Creating Foam Latex Prosthetics

Create realistic looking wounds, scars and burns Silicones, latex and gelatine

Character design

Application techniques for prosthetics

Dentures design

Hair work

It is recommended that you have some basic knowledge and experience with make up application.

Course fees are 2 weekly payments of $950 or one off payment of $1750 all course materials are included or use Oxi Pay.

Course fees are inclusive of basic materials and instruction booklet.max intake is 10 students- min intake is 5 students.

Coffee/ tea are provided.

T UTOR INFO: Yolanda Bartram is the Principle Artist and Director of BodyFX New Zealand, promoting professional Special FX since 2001. Originally from the Netherlands, Yolanda has been teaching internationally for over 10 years in the make-up and body art industry. She has extensive knowledge and creativity, and has experience in film and TV, commercial and editorial work. Working and creating FX products for the NZ military, and Auckland hospital. She taught a master classes at IMATS LA, the industry’s most prestigious trade show and has judged at the Bodypainting World Championships after winning the SpecialFX Bodypaint Competition in 2010.


600B New North Road, Morningside, Auckland 1021

First carpark on the left on Morningside drive, off New North Rd.