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Make Up With Special Effects for the Creative Industries BA (Hons)

Bradford College

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UCAS CODE: B353

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our exciting and creative course is multi-disciplinary in that students learn a variety of specialist practical and academic skills appropriate for various industry sectors and specialisms.The focus is upon your development of appropriate practical, technical, creative and intellectual skills. The course will develop your knowledge and understanding, enabling experimentation and innovation and the formulation of visual and verbal strategies to generate and communicate ideas. We also foster creative, critical and reflective thinking and understanding, the ability to interrelate theory and practice through appropriate research strategies. This involves the understanding and evaluation of the different specialist contexts of makeup artistry in which you operate such as; film, television, theatre, editorial, commercial, or fashion.Ultimately you will learn and acquire a range of transferable skills, self-awareness and self-confidence, enabling the realisation of your individual potential, personal, social and professional development and strategies for professional practice and lifelong learning. These skills will help you to become employable makeup / special effects / prosthetics artists.As well as gaining a thorough understanding of this wide and exciting industry, you will learn practical skills to support your entry into all of these areas.Skills include:- Contextual Makeup application (for differing genres)- Hair styling and setting- Postiche and wig work – how to do hand knotting, apply/safe removal of a hair piece- Colour theory- Historical / period makeup and hair styling- Special effects makeup, i.e. casualty simulation, character, trauma- Small scale prosthetics; bald caps, 3-d transfers, flat moulds- Body casting; moulding, sculpting and colouration- Body painting and creative techniques- Design development process; research, face charts- Communication of ideas

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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Bradford College

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    Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1AY, England

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