Advanced Makeup Techniques for Photography, Editorial, Bridal & Media


Course dates *

*Please note that course dates are subject to change


2020 Course Dates

Sunday 14th June 2020: Every Sunday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS

Tuesday 1st September + Monday 7th September 2020: – 10am – 4pm – Every Tuesday and Monday

Saturday 5th September: Every Saturday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS

Tuesday 20th October 2020: Every Tuesday evening 6pm-9pm for 10 weeks (No Class Melbourne Cup)

Sunday 15th November 2020: Every Sunday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS


Course Duration
Standard Course: 10 weeks of studio work
Express Saturday course: 5 weeks of studio work

Course Details:

The course is suitable for makeup artists who are currently working in the makeup industry and/or students who have completed the Makeup Artist Essentials – Bridal, Red Carpet & Fashion course and want to advance their skills to further their career.

Students in this course will gain industry work experience and will have the opportunity to learn from industry makeup artists demonstrating the latest trends in makeup straight from Fashion Week and other editorial work.

Topics covered


  • Starting Airbrush techniques – Airbrush strokes and foundation application


  • Airbrushing concealer, contour, highlight, blusher & eyes.
  • How to clean your airbrush gun, troubleshooting & maintenance.


  • Creating Block Smokey Eyes using different products to create different textures and finishes


  • 1950’s Makeup
  • Advanced Bridal Techniques including Waterproof Bridal Makeup


  • Creating the Perfect Cut Crease Makeup Look


  • Editorial looks for Runways & Photography
  • Stage Glamour Makeup


  • Advanced Colour Workshop
  • Creating the lastest instagrammable looks with pops of colour


  • Multicultural Wedding Makeup
  • Preparing for your client’s wedding


  • Tattoo Coverage and Creating Tattoos
  • Face Charts


  • Media/Screen Makeup for Men & Women
  • Introduction to Hair

Course Cost:

Tuition fee: $1245.00

– The Makeup Artist Essentials Kit for this course carries over from Makeup Artist Essentials – Bridal, Red Carpet & Fashion

. If you did not complete the Makeup Artist Essentials Course at Elite Makeup Academy, please view our Makeup Artist Essentials kit here.

–  Optional Airbrush Kit = $320, including airbrush gun, compressor.

Optional cost of the bi-annual photoshoot: From $310
This includes photographer, professional models, and photo editing
Find out more here:


Deposit Payments can be made through our website or alternatively you can contact our landline on (03) 9614 0129Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES will we email you our banking details. Our banking details can only be obtained by CALLING our office landline phone on (03) 9614 0129.

Payment Options:

Elite Hair and Makeup Academy wants to make learning stress free and affordable as part of our service to our students we give you 2 options to pay for all courses

OPTION 1  Pay the balance of the course week one + $495 Makeup Artist Essentials Kit if not purchased prior 
OPTION 2 – Tuition fees can be paid off over a 4 week payment plan. Pay for first payment of tuition + $170 Kit on week one. The balance of the course is paid off by week 4. Money is debited each Monday. Payment plans are by CREDIT CARD ONLY *Once course commences no refunds will be issued on monies paid.

All Credit Cards will incur a surcharge of 1.55% per transaction. 

Terms and Conditions : 

  1. A NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $400 is required (for each course you enroll in,) to secure your place in the course. However, it can be transferred to another course date within a 12-month period at the discretion of the director as long as all Fees from the original enrolment have been paid.
  2. All Course Fees must be paid by week 5. Funds not paid by week 5 will be automatically debited from your nominated account.
  3. No refund will be issued after course commencement. Once you commence the course and decide to withdraw from the course, full payment must be completed within 7 days of withdrawal.
  4. Paintbox Cosmetics Pty Ltd Trading as Elite Makeup and Hair Academy reserves the right to cancel or amend any course that does not have the required enrolment numbers.
  5. All withdrawals from any course must be submitted in writing. If the withdrawal is submitted 7 days before class starting any payments or deposit are NON-REFUNDABLE. However, this course can be moved to another date within a 12-month period.
  6. Closed-toe shoes must always be worn during class time.
  7. No Certificate will be issued to students who have not completed at least 80% of the course they are enrolled into or if they have not fully paid for the course after completion.
  8. Deferrals of courses enrolled rest on the Director’s discretion and deferral request to be submitted in writing.
  9. Individually, each class is worth a total of $150. This total is inclusive of training, administration costs and facilities.

i. Evening Classes 6 pm – 9 pm equates to one class.

ii.Daytime Classes 10am – 4:30pm equates to two classes

10. Four missed classes may be rescheduled in the consecutive intake, with arrangements made within the duration of the course only. If a student missed 4 or more classes, the will be required to re-enroll and complete the course, which will result in additional fees. All requests must be submitted in writing and approved by management.

11. All Credit Cards will incur a surcharge of 1.55% per transaction.

*Images below of what you learn week to week

Advanced week to week

Products used in Class