The Total Pro Artistry Course + Media and SFX £2000

This is the complete pro course from the North East Make Up Academy. Made up of all elements of the Pro Foundation courses in which you will gain a substantial knowledge in the basics of makeup application, basic hair techniques, bridal makeup, advanced eye techniques, vintage makeup and you’ll experience what’s it’s like to work on a shoot as well as how to create more creative, high impact looks.

You will benefit from extended time spent with out skilled and experienced mentors. The Total Pro Artistry Certificate is the perfect course for anybody determined to embark on a career in the business.

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GOODY BAG £150.00

  • FREE PROBRUSHES 24 BRUSH SET £85 (limited time only)





Element 1 Pro Artistry Foundation Course Part 1

Health and safety

Discussing the legal aspects of the makeup industry and becoming fully covered by insurance

How to use your NEMUA 24 Pro makeup brushes correctly

Pricing yourself correctly in your area

Understanding face shapes and undertones

How to use the colour wheel

Colour correcting

Finding the perfect foundation for your client

Skin preparation for makeup applications

Creating the perfect base for your clients

Disguising dark eye circles and brightening the under eye area

Covering blemishes

Applying powder to achieve a lasting makeup base

Contouring and highlighting the skin to enhance and disguise areas of the face using powders

Blusher placement and application


How to get started in the makeup industry and attracting clients

Understanding eye shapes and how to enhance and them

Protecting the base from eye shadow fall out

Creating the perfect brow using a selection of powder, pencils and gel products

Understanding the difference between eye shadow products and how to use them

Apply colour wash technique to eyes to learn how to place and blend eyeshadows

Precision 4 stage eye liner flick

Hygenic eyelash curling and mascara application

Marketing advice and how to start to attract customers for a profitably business

Apply 4 stage eye shadow technique to add colour and contour to the eye

Eye liner framing and the correct placement of products to enhance shape

Strip lash application using NEMUA mink lashes

Lip preparation

Precision red lip application and how to correct mistakes

Website advice from our web team.  How to avoid over paying and what you actually need from a website

Smokey eye application and flawless blending using several pigments, pencils and gel liner

Creating a dewy base for your clients compensating for skin type using the NEMUA Base Blending Sponge

Nude lip application

Suggested makeup kit, makeup equipment and go to products

Information on Professional discounts and how to achieve the maximum discounts

Question and answer session to our NEMUA makeup artists to illuminate any enquires you may have from week 1

Student quiz to test your knowledge from your first week of learning at NEMUA

Student assessment to test your practical abilities from week 1!

Element 2: Pro Artistry Foundation Course Part 2

Basic hair styling techniques

Health and safety when working with hair and hair equipment

Assembling a basic kit

Sectioning, backcombing and combing out correctly

Creating height


Fish tail plait

3 strand plait

Scalp plait

Curling techniques

GHD curling, beach waves, barrel curling and spiral curling

Barrel setting


French pleat

High pony tail

Low chignon

1950’s pin up makeup

Create a crisp and clean vintage look concentrating on the following features:

Matt velvet skin

Heavy brow

Vintage eye technique and precision flick

Precision red lip

Brow application

Arabic eye application technique

Working with pigments, mixing mediums and glitter

Contouring and high lighting with cream using the NEMUA base blender

Uniformed lip application to compliment the look

Bridal makeup training and business advice from our NEMUA makeup artists

Bridal assessment day

Information of bridal industry considering the following:

Marketing, basic kit basic applications of makeup and go to products discussed in course 1

Pricing yourself correctly within your market


Diary management

Client consultation and brief/planning


Backup plans

Time of wedding and planning your time


Wedding colours and themes

Mood boards

Classic makeup to last a life time

Foundations must be suitable for the skin for lasting makeup of up to 12 hours

Water proof makeup

On the Final day, we have arranged a photo shoot for you. You’re going to do makeup, hair and styling too.  Don’t worry we’ll be there to help! You’ll be assessed on your creativity, your professionalism and interaction with clients.

You will work with a professional photographer and model to design and create you look.  You will be designated a 2 hour slot on our NEMUA call sheet.

At the end of the session you’ll have gained valuable experience and a great first image for your portfolio!

Element 3: Pro Artistry Industry Trends

Structured brows- how to conceal and create precision

Highlight and contouring techniques using the NEMUA base blender

Full, impact smokes using winging out techniques. We show you how to add sparkle and a pop of colour to create that wow factor!

Nude lip to compliment the clients skin tone



Structured brows

Glow skin- strobing techniques to create a luminous dewy base

Spotlight eye using correct NEMUA lashes and lots of colour  to create the impact!



Brushed up, messy brows

Matt velvet base application using highlight and contouring techniques

Blown out socket line smokes using correct NEMUA lash application

Precision red lip




Structured, precision brows

Matt velvet skin

Precision cut crease adding glitter and sparkle for impact eyes using NEMUA lashes

Uniformed gloss lip


Structured precision brows

Highlight and contouring techniques using NEMUA base blender and brushes

Heavy Arabic eye application using NEMUA lashes

Nude, over drawn lip



Element 4: Media Makeup and Basic SFX

  • Health and safety
  • Disclaimers and insurance (course 1)
  • Patch testing
  • Points of contact when applying for jobs
  • Product knowledge and assembling a basic kit without over spending
  • Aging techniques –latex stipple, enhancing lines, creating wrinkles, matifiying skin and creating grey areas of hair on face and body
  • Discuss male grooming and makeup
  • The importance of continuity
  • Learn about foundations and troubleshooting with lighting
  • Burns, use liquid latex to create an infected burn with blistering
  • Blistering, use products to create blister and lumps
  • Black eyes/bruising-create black and bruised eyes discussing the stages of bruising for continuity when working on media products
  • Gum black outs black and flesh-apply products to create the appearance of black teeth or exposed gums
  • Cuts and scratches, using simple effects to portray the effects of a fight
  • Missing fingers, using derma wax and blood to make believable severe injuries
  • Embedded objects, using different objects to give the illusion of products penetrating the skin
  • Scars, create scars from various products to make believable scars to the face and body
  • Cold sores-create realistic cold sores for media work
  • Sweat and tears-create the illusion of tears and perspiration to help an actor portray a believable performance
  • Stubble-to create the illusion of tiredness or dishevelment
  • Beards and moustache application- to create age to a character or comedy!
Spend the morning practicing all the skills you have learned over the past 4 days. We will set you a small quiz to test your knowledge and then the fun begins! We will give you a brief to follow of a character we have made up to test your skills. You will create believable makeup to correspond with this character.

I have just completed the four week pro artistry diploma and I loved every minute of it. 
Lisa and Tamzin are fantastic and the training they provided was top class.
This course is a great investment for anyone looking to learn knowledge and skills to set up being a professional makeup artist. 
thankyou for everything x


Vicci Light

Course Dates


7th Sept –  2nd Oct 10-5pm







10-5pm (approximately)

I absolutely loved the four week course. Giving you the skills and confidence that’ll last a life time. Lisa is an amazing Makeup Artist! Tazmin and all the ladies within the course make you feel so welcomed. Definitely worth the investment. And highly recommend! 💖 
Thank you N.E.M.U.A!! 💞


Jodie Perry

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