COS715 - Fashion Make-Up

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Subject Title
Fashion Make-Up

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to specialty makeup application techniques for fashion and bridal photography. Natural to high fashion looks, runway and historical makeup are included. Professional photo sessions assist students to develop a portfolio of their work.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Special Effects Makeup Artistry Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Apply makeup for photography that ranges from very natural to high fashion.

2. Design various fashion eye makeups.

3. Design and apply makeup based on trends.

4. Research and design makeup based on the historical looks of the last one hundred years.

5. Intrepret and apply different Bridal looks

6. Describe the freelance industry and how to set up a business.

7.  Discuss a professional photo shoot and how to create a photographic portfolio

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Make-up Basics

Topic Outline
Available in evening or weekend classes - 14 Week Lecture Schedule:

- Lighting
- Portfolio Requirements
- Extreme Natural Make-up
- Natural Make-up
- Semi Glamour Make-up
- Glamour Make-up
- Full Glamour Make-up
- Smokey Eye Fashions
- Fantasy Makeup
- Ethinic Bridal Looks
- Individual lashes, Glues and Removers
- Natural Make-up Photo Session
- Fahison Design
- Fashion and Creative Photo Session
- Historical Make-up
- Fashion Runway - Scenarios 1 & 2

Mode of Instruction
Classroom lectures, demonstrations, practical applications and photo sessions.

Prescribed Texts

Reference Material

Required Supplies
Students are required to supply the following:

- Basic makeup kit (equivalent to the kit for COS810)
- Additional Mkae-up Brushes - Discussed in Class
- Charts
- Coloured Pencials and Sharpe
- Paper Towels
- Watercolour Paper: 70 - 90 lb

- Brow Stencils
- Brow Stencils
- Fashion Colours - Brushes
- Fashion Colours - Lip Glosses
- Fashion Colours - Lip Sticks
- Fashion Colours - Powder Eye Shadows
- Fashion & Funky Eye Lashes
- Individual Lashes, Adhesvice and Remover
- Mascara - Brown and Clear
- Matte Lim Blam
- Matte Setting Spray
- Tinted Primers

** Students are required to have all their tools and prducts for the second class.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50% to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
As stated in Academic Policy, a student must successfully complete all major segments of a subject in order to earn a passing grade. Students who
have not passed the term work may not be permitted to write the final examination. For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of Academic Policy, available at Seneca registration offices.

For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of the Academic Policy available at Seneca registration offices.
Grading is based on the following marking scheme:

Class # Project Description Value
1 Morgue Files 5%
2 Bridal Look 10%
3 Fashion Project 15%
4 Fashion Photo Sesssion 5%
5 Historical Project 15%
6 Glamour Photo Session 20%
7 Examination - Written 10%
8 Examination - Practical 20%
  Total 100%

Please Note:
Late projects will NOT be accepted for marking.
All homework is to be completed before class time.

Minimum Performance for Graduation
No student will be eligible to graduate with a Seneca College certificate or diploma if, in more than 30% of the subjects required for graduation, the student has received a "D" grade.

Approved by: Lisa Harfield