Especially designed for Makeup artists who want to start making their own facial postiche !

This day workshop will show and teach you the techniques to design and make your own facial postiche such as a small goaty beard or moustache. You will learn how to design a suitable facial hair piece, make a simple pattern and learn the techniques to knot and weave the postiche. You will also learn about the different types of hair and other equipment available.

This workshop is designed to help you think about the overall look and what you want to achieve with the performer.  It will also add a different set of skills to your makeup artistry.

You will work on the project start to finish within the workshop and may wish to to complete a further piece at home, which can be sent to us for assessment. You will also be able to produce a planning board of your work.

Duration: 1 day


A kit is required for this course - please ask for details.

Facial Postiche Design & Make WorkshopCPD

  • This course is ideal for makeup artists  who wish to have an introduction to designing and making facial postiche for stage or theatre work.


    Throughout the course you will be assessed by undertaking practical projects and will show a small design portfolio.   Some research work may be required via our online classroom prior to the start of the course.


    A kit is required for this course to ensure that students can continue work and practise at home - your tutor will discuss this with you at the start of your course.


    YOU WILL RECEIVE AN OLIVE TRAINING AWARD ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THIS WORKSHOP. This is a non-certificated course/workshop. We advise that you check with your insurance company that this training is accepted by them for use in your professional practice


    Please note this is not a VTCT Course but an Olive Training Certificate of attendance will be issued.



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                          Elaine - Level 3 Beauty Therapy

Olive Training

181 Tytherington


Wiltshire, UK

BA12 7AE

01985 840093

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Thursday 9am - 5pm
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