Part- Time Diploma
of Make-up Artistry


Course Hours

  • 5pm – 8pm

  • Mondays & Wednesdays (Feb intake)

  • Tuesday & Thursdays (Jul intake)

  • The course is for 36 weeks over a
    44 week period

Start Dates

  • Monday - 3 February 2020

Course Costs

  • $6,000.00 NZ dollars

  • All applicants must be 16 years and over.

The Part Time Diploma Course is the same as the Eight Week Diploma but runs two nights a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Training Includes

  • Glamour make-up

  • Make-up for black and asian skin

  • Make-up for males

  • Make-up through the decades

  • Make-up for commercial, moving and still camera

  • Hairstyling

  • A professional photo shoot with photographer
    Stephen Goodenough and two professional models for each student.

  • Lectures on preparation and involvement on photo shoots, and at weddings and fashion shows. Also learning a good basis for business and professionalism when going to a job and follow through.

  • Focus study on perfecting application of foundation and skin correcting

  • Face shape and bone structure

  • - including highlighting and contouring

  • The importance of blending

  • Eye brow shaping and false eye lash application

  • Natural make-up application

  • Wedding make-up

  • Smoky eyes

  • High fashion looks as well as focusing on current trends for all photography

Guest tutors will include other working make-up artists, hairstylists and photographers, such as Lucy Clare Hairdressing and Stephen Goodenough. This expertise will expose students to meticulous skills in both technical and creative aspects.

Diploma of Make-up Artistry students only need to bring themselves and an enthusiasm to learn, as Kristen Stewart School of Make-Up provides an excellent professional make-up kit supplied by M.A.C, that has everything needed to get students started.  A professional hair-kit is also supplied, which includes hairspray from Redken and a range of other styling tools supplied independently.  Kristen Stewart School of Make-Up also has a large range of M.A.C and Redken products at the school for the students use.

Students of the Diploma of Make-up Artistry may also have the opportunity to work with Portfolio Models & Talent Agency, assisting at their Teenage Workshop in the school holidays. 

The workshop covers posture, grooming, hair and skin care, make-up application, nutrition, exercise, introduction to television castings, photo shoot and wardrobe coordination. Kristen Stewart School of Make Up students will be providing make-up application assistance and styling for the models.

On completion of the course every student receives an industry recognised Diploma of Make-up Artistry certificate, and depending on their level of ability, can be awarded varying levels of distinction.

This is an intensive course providing future make-up artists with specific training to get ahead in their career in the fashion and photographic industry.

On the last week of the course you have a professional photo shoot with Stephen Goodenough and models from Portfolio to acquire pictures for your portfolio.