Special Effects Artists

Spectacular make-up and dramatic special effects can transform a production. This course is for young people in School Years 8-11 (or equivalent if home-schooled).

This introductory course 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 places cannot be reserved.

Enrolment will be available online from 4th June 2018

Dates 2018-19

Autumn Term

Saturday 22nd September – Saturday 15th December 2018

(Please make a note of the Autumn dates as the weeks do not run consecutively.)

Spring Term

Saturday 19th January – Saturday 23rd March 2019

(Please note that courses in the Spring will run each week with a two week break for half term.)

Term dates


£165.00 for an eight week term.  If parents/guardians currently receive income related benefits then they may qualify for a reduced fee of £82.50 per term, please contact saturdayartschool@aub.ac.uk for further information.

Additional Information

If you require additional information please contact us on: saturdayartschool@aub.ac.uk or call +44 1202 363030.

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