Saturday Art SchoolSpecial Effects Artists

Course Overview

Spectacular make-up and dramatic special effects can transform a production. This introductory course for young people in school years 8-11 (or equivalent if home-schooled) will give students an insight into the skills needed to play a key creative role in performance, fashion, film and television.

The make-up artist is an important member of any production team and this practical course will show students the basic skills needed to create realistic special effects make up.

An experienced tutor will guide students through the stages of creating fabulous effects and all materials will be supplied by the University.

You are advised to book and pay for your course as early as possible since places are limited and no places are reserved.


Autumn Term

Saturday 3rd September – Saturday 10th December 2016

Please note that courses will run on alternate weeks during this term with no break for half term.

Spring Term

Saturday 14th January – Saturday 18th March 2017

Please note that courses will run each week with a two week break for half term.


£155.00 for an eight week term.  If parents/guardians currently receive income related benefits then they may qualify for a reduced fee of £77.50 per term, please contact for further information.

Additional Information

If you require additional information please contact us on: or call +44 1202 363030.

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