No entry requirements other than enthusiasm and a love for all things gory! Create scratches, bruises, cuts, grazes, burns, wounds ideal for Halloween and Zombie events.  Also open to existing Make-up artists wanting to add to their skill set.

special effects


8 week Evening: 6th Oct – 1st Dec

8 week day time: 19th Apr – 21st Jun

5 day intensive: 6th – 10th Nov


Friday 6pm – 9pm

Wednesday 12.30pm – 3.30pm

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm


Price: £1120 / Deposit: £250


(payment plan available contact us)

Our introduction to special effects course is designed to help you decide whether to focus your career in this niche industry and give you all the basic skills needed to progress onto specialist training.


  • Special Effects (SFX) covers a wide range of make-up applications, from casualty make-up to prosthetic work.
  • Make-up careers can be extremely varied as most make-up industries incorporate it, from TV and film to theatre and fashion.
  • It is a highly skilled medium with a lot of attention to detail and a huge amount of creative design.



  • cuts, scrapes and grazes
  • bruises
  • burns
  • black eyes and swellings
  • bullet holes
  • more serious wounds
  • bald caps
  • products
  • tools

All brushes and make-up will be provided.