Crowd scene make-up_ the bigger picture

Crowd scenes in films are legendary and they can involve hundreds of people! There are war and battle scenes (Ben Hur, Lawrence of Arabia,Gladiator, Dunkirk and Hunger Games), crowds of spectators (Chariots of Fire), general gatherings in musicals (Mamma Mia) and...

Brides, beauty and spreadsheets with make-up artist Elizabeth Rita

Make-up artist Elizabeth Rita is famed for her work across music, TV, editorial and advertising. Since graduating from Brushstroke, she’s worked hard putting her skills and talents to good use. She’s now built a really good career as a make-up (and hair)...

Barbering Skills are Vital for Make-Up Artists

“I was turned down for a make-up job the other day because I can’t do men’s hair or trim a beard!” This is a statement made by a freelance make-up artist to our barbering tutor, Richard Jones, while they were working at a London TV studio...
Applying a bald cap in special effects make-up training

Applying a bald cap in special effects make-up training

Applying a bald cap is an important skill. It’s one our students learn as part of their special effects make-up training at Brushstroke. Harrie Sheppey is one of our 9 month ITEC students. This was her first time working with a bald cap and it turned out really...