Discover our range of hair & makeup courses for artists, trainees & students

The JT Makeup Creative Hub


We believe the secret to success is having the right mindset, tools and confidence. At the JT Makeup Studios we can offer training courses with industry specialists who are also established educators. Our selection of courses are offered at a beginner level through to advanced top up courses for established makeup artists. To offer more support to Students, Trainees, Makeup Lecturers and Freelance Makeup Artists we have introduced the JT Makeup Creative Hub Membership plus an Industry Masterclass Day which are offered twice a year. 

Our expert knowledge, guidance, techniques and products are up to date in an ever changing industry. 

There are detailed Fact Sheets for all the courses if you would like more information, please email You can book online or you can invoice you. Course bookings are only confirmed once payment or a deposit has been made, you will be sent a Confirmation Form with details of your course.

As we are currently reopening post Cover-19 we have smaller classes & have introduced a new safe social distancing policy


Define your creative style on the introduction to the art of body painting. Explore a range of application techniques including colour blocking, texture build up, abstract, pattern and linea detail.

This is an artistic course structured to offer technical skills incorporating a series of hands on exercises to build up new techniques. Additionally knowledge of costings, time allocations for filming or commercial events plus planning for large scale designs are built into the course.

A wide range of products are available to use and test during the course and all students will receive a Body Painting work book. A set of Body Painting Brushes are available to purchase with a student discount.


Course Times: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tues 13/8/19 & Wed 14/8/19

Sat 5/10/19 & Sun 6/10/19


Develop further creative skills with airbrush for creative artistry. This is a 2 day Intensive Course which will introduce you to new formations, techniques and explore a wide variety of products and equipment. This course includes:

Day 1:    

Introduction to airbrushing, health & safety, cleaning equipment, product selections, skin prep, foundations, brows & tattoo covering techniques.

Day 2:

Fantasy work with freestyle techniques, stencils & adornments.

All products are supplied for this course. 

Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Tues 10/9/19 - Wed 11/9/19


The makeup industry provides opportunities to work creatively however building up and maintaining a career that is sustainable can be tricky. The business side requires fundamental skills plus knowledge to effectively run in an organised manner. You need established systems that enable you  to set and achieve clear goals incorporating techniques to establish your personal branding and identity. This course is generated for trainee makeup artists starting out in all areas of the makeup industry or established artists seeking direction for new ventures.  


  • Seminar structure with work sheets, powerpoint presentations and role play

  • Increasing your visibility, productivity while establishing contacts and maintaining them

  • Industry review, research skills plus branding to create your own personal signature style

  • Goal setting, planning, Income tax, self-employment, invoices, portfolio and website structure

  • Pricing, income streams, PPP system, social networking and kit building techniques

  • Strengthening relationships with the makeup community 

Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Wed 26/8/20 & Thurs 27/8/20



Young Creatives

This is a course based over 4 Saturdays aimed at 14 - 17 year olds who have a keen interest and may wish to study further for a career in makeup.  The course runs from 10.00am - 1pm.

This course offers an introduction to skincare, nails, eyebrows and makeup techniques & will focus on the work of the Makeup Artist to include:

  • Skincare routine

  • Eyebrows & nails

  • Makeup Techniques

  • Creative Makeup

Tues 27/08/19 - Thurs 29/08/19

P/T Sat 4/1, Sat 11/1, Sat 18/1 & Sat 25/1


Develop more industry awareness and strengthen your relationship with the makeup community.

Establish creative ideas while learning new techniques.

Be inspired by an action packed day of creativity, sharing good practice and unity.


Rethink your artistic skills with a variety of demonstrations and discussions by four innovative artists from all areas of the makeup industry.


Time: 9.00am - 6.00pm and includes lunch and refreshments. 

When each Masterclass is launched there will be an early bird option for the first 3 weeks only

Due to Covid-19 pandemic the Industry Masterclasses with three Specialist Industry Educators will resume in 2021

Film & Creative Makeup Masterclass

Date to be confirmed for 2021

Theatre & Special FX Masterclass

Date to be confirmed for 2021


Establish foundation skills in hair and makeup with a variety of technique and learning systems to develop a style of creativity while defining the areas of the makeup industry you wish to work in.

This course is aimed at a beginner level and sessions comprise of demonstrations, group work, seminars, discussion and technical skills building.

This is an intensive course offering fundamental training in hair and makeup with the skills required for the beauty, bridal and fashion industries. You will be given daily feedback and goal setting targets each week to encourage you to work on specific areas. Open your mind to new techniques and approaches to hair and makeup styling. There is a wide variety of makeup and hair products and equipment to experiment with. You will work towards two assessments on the course with the final day comprising of a photographic shoot. 

Students will receive their own Hair and Makeup Kit as a part of the course plus a training book and a Makeup Directory.


  • 6 week programme offering the fundamentals of hair and makeup

  • Intensive training for the fashion, bridal and beauty industries

  • 6 modules of study

  • Two practical assessments

  • Photographic Shoot on the final day

  • Business of Makeup session

  • Industry Educators

  • Sessions comprise of demonstrations, Q&A and practice

  • Wide selection of productions and equipment for use during sessions

  • Hair and Makeup Kit included

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Places can be reserved with a £500.00 deposit*, email for details
*The remainder must then be paid in full 5 weeks before the start of the course but an instalment plan can be arranged. Please email for more information.

Mon 21/10/19 - Fri 29/11/19

Mon 24/2/20 - Fri 30/3/20


Mon 19/10/20 - Fri 27/11/20


This an intensive course aimed at graduates who have completed full training on a course in hair and makeup wishing to enter into the Film and Television Makeup Industries. This course offers a unique opportunity to recap skills, accuracy and build speed while working to set time limits within the scenario of a Crowd Room simulation. Through a variety of set briefs from a selection of productions the Boot Camp team will create a range of characters on a daily basis. This will incorporate period hair and makeup, bald caps, pastiche work, laying on hair plus a test day to establish creative characters.


Day 1: Character analysis, script breakdown, continuity records, call sheet instructions, trainee expectations, practical session based on Light Entertainment Hair and Makeup

Day 2: Period Hair and Makeup incorporating 1920's Male and female

Day 3: Period Hair and Makeup with casualty effects working to set designs, call sheet times and recreating a series of designs based on the 1940's era.

Day 4: Fittings for Creative Hair and Makeup designs, working as a team to recreate a series of fantasy characters.

Day 5: Business of Makeup Seminar & prep day for photographic shoot

Day 6: Photographic Shoot Day and feedback session

Places can be reserved with a £100.00 deposit.
The remainder must then be paid in full 5 weeks before the start of the course.

Mon 23/9/19 - Sat 28/9/19

Sat 30/11/19 - Sun 15/12/19 P/T

Mon 20/1/20 - 25/1/20

Over 3 weekends

Sat 6/6, Sat 13/6, Sat 20/6/20

Sun 7/6, Sun 14/6, Sun 21/6/20


The specialist makeup masterclasses will be taught by industry specialists and will include one days tuition:

Masterclass 1 - Bald Caps:

Masterclass 2 - Laying on Hair:

Masterclass 3 - SFX 


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