Airbrush Make-up Course from The Iver Academy


During this one week course, you will learn how to apply and cover tattoos with a variety of products and methods, how to sculpt muscles with highlighting and shade, how to apply suntan and sunburn and how to design and apply body art and airbrush make-up.

Throughout this course, you’ll be able to view your work under professional studio lighting on an HD screen, and will be able to get valuable feedback from our experienced tutors.

By the end of the course you will have the vital skills needed to create a range of body art and body painting looks for today’s media industry. 

Entry requirements: Must be aged 18+ 

Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on this make-up course. We have several options to help fund your make-up course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.

Please note that we regrettably have limited places for this course, so it is advisable to apply for your course early to avoid disappointment.



  • Body Make-up

    This course will take place over 1 week.

    • Application  and  covering of tattoos
    • Sculpting the body using highlight and shading
    • Design and practice of body art

    This course is also a part of our most Advanced Certification in Make-up and Hair Artistry

    Please note we may occasionally change advertised tutors or vary the content of the course to suit the demands of the industry.

Course Tutors

Our fantastic course tutors have a huge passion for their job, and they have amassed years of experience working with the latest products and techniques used in today’s industry. Our tutors regularly work in the TV, film and fashion industry, and you will be learning from them in the friendly, informal atmosphere of our practical, hands-on training workshops. As we’re based at Pinewood Studios, our studios are right in the heart of the UK’s film industry, so there really is no better place to immerse yourself in the craft.

All our class demonstrations are projected onto an HD screen, allowing every student to have a close-up view of the action. Students are encouraged to practice all the new techniques they learn with our tutors, who will then view & assess their finished work on an HD screen under studio lighting conditions. Our tutors will then provide constructive feedback on each completed task to help students learn and improve their skills.

View our award-winning teaching team

Airbrushing and Body Painting Kit
Airbrushing to Create Birds and Nest Effect
Body Painting for Film and TV


All the tools, make-up and materials needed to complete this course will be provided during each lesson. 

Starting your professional career as a qualified make-up and hair artist

At The Iver Academy, you don’t just benefit from the best tutors in the industry; our placement agency helps students find real industry work experience and placements once they have finished their Airbrush Make-up and Body Painting course. Your placements will be relevant to the skills you have learned. This is a free service that is available to all graduates of our courses.

Visit our aftercare page for more information on the ways we can help students find vital hands-on industry experience.


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1 week tuition

Learn the art of body painting and airbrush make-up in this one-week introductory course, including muscle sculpting, temporary tattoo application, and body art.

Start: Jul 04 2022 Start: Nov 14 2022 Start: Mar 13 2023
Tuition & Dates

Jul 04 2022 - Jul 08 2022  

Monday - Friday

Nov 14 2022 - Nov 18 2022  

Monday - Friday

Mar 13 2023 - Mar 17 2023  

Monday - Friday



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