This unit (CUAMUP513) describes the skills and knowledge required to design special make-up effects and provide make-up services for productions in the screen and entertainment industries. It involves developing design concepts, applying special make-up effects and removing special make-up effects according to production requirements.The unit applies to those who create effects, such as scars, ageing and illness, and often have to attach prosthetic appliances. Individuals must possess sophisticated interpersonal skills due to the lengthy application process of special make-up effects and the extensive interaction with performers. They work alone or, on large-scale productions, and could be responsible for supervising others.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CUAMUP513

Prerequisites

CUAMUP411 - Design, apply and remove make-up

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Assessment

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