5 Day Ultimate Hair Design Course with Andrew Whiteoak - 9th-13th April '21
WHEN: 9th - 13th April 2021 - 9.30am to 5.00pm
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME? We have been asked to run a course like this several times and here it is. Artists who can work professionally with hair are in HUGE DEMAND in the industry, particularly here in NI. This course is perfect for anyone who is determined to expand their skill base and learn how to work with hair in all its various forms. This would be ideal for MUA's out there who want to broaden their skills and CV.
Its the ultimate jam packed hair week! Packed with industry skills, knowledge and advice. Explore the process of wig making, knotting straight through to common styling techniques . Learn how to choose, prepare and use different hair types. Learn advanced knotting skills and useful Special FX techniques like how to lay on a beard and how to punch hair.
ULTIMATE HAIR week covers: Design process, Wig making process, Hair wrapping, Taking Measurements, Mustache and beard wrapping, Wig foundation template marking up, Types of wigs - 3/4 wigs/toupees hairpieces, acrylic and real front, Types of glues, Types of removers, Facial hair application, Wig fitting - pin curls clips, Hair types, Hair preparation, Hackling and turning, Tying off, Storage, Matts correct usage, Weaving, Blocking up, Washing and lace cleaning, A brief history of hair styles, Dressing techniques, Stitching, Knotting, Laying On, Punching and Knotting, Models - Trying out different techniques to create a final image, Finish Knotted/Punched/Wefted
ABOUT THE TUTOR: Andrew Whiteoak has over 20 years of industry experience... He has designed and created wigs, make-up and hair designs for hundreds of productions including Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, 12 Angry Men, East is East, The Witches, Noises Off, Of Mice and Men, Little Shop of Horrors, The Crucible and Peter Pan to name but a few. Many of the shows Andrew has worked on have transferred to the West End and toured the UK and internationally. Andrew has designed and created styles for countless actors and entertainers including Maureen Lipman, Dame Eileen Atkins, Jason Donovan, Martin Freeman, Jeff Fahey, Martin Shaw, Mark Williams, Gary Barlow, Stephanie Beacham , Charles Dance, Stephanie Powers and more...
As well as being a freelance artist in Theater, Movie and Television (Disney's new live action Beauty and the Beast at Shepperton Studios, Jericho, Houdini and Doyle, Florence Foster Jenkins and the Christmas special of Downton Abbey) Andrew is passionate about make-up and prosthetics. As an experienced lecturer Andrew likes to keep an active role in the education and promotion of make-up, wig making and the arts. Recently Andrew has become a certified State Registered Senior Hairdresser and committee member of NASMAH (National Association of Screen Make-up Artists and Hairdressers).
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