The specialist Drag Makeup Workshops are taught by drag queen Philmah Bocks, who has been creating drag faces around the world for 20 years. Students will learn how to create a full drag makeup face from the start through to the final glittering touches. Those who prefer a more natural look can also take advantage of Philmah's skill to learn how to tone down the makeup while still learning the essential techniques needed to "hide the man".
During the in-depth workshop you will learn many things including how to wax down eyebrows and contour the face using light and shade. You will pick up skills in blending different products, line work and dry brushing. The workshop also focuses on application techniques, products and tools. Philmah will demonstrate the techniques first and then students will follow the procedures step by step, either on their own model or on themselves. Students who would like to photograph their final product are welcome to bring wigs and costumes to the workshop to complete their drag look. And because class sizes are small there is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one interaction during the workshop.
About Philmah Bocks
Internationally renowned Philmah Bocks is one of Australia’s most unique drag queens. Based in Melbourne, Philmah offers contemporary drag at its finest, with show-stopping performances in Australia’s top venues. She is strongly influenced by the theatre and strives to create an experience above and beyond what her audience might expect. Sometimes described as The Muppets on acid, Philmah’s comical, glamorous and tongue in cheek personality creates sheer entertainment at its best. Philmah has a string of sellout makeup seminars in other Australian cities under her belt and is bringing her unique inside look at the world of gender illusion and the art of glamour makeup to Brisbane for the first time thanks to the Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup.
Wax down eyebrows
Contour the face using light and shade
Skills in blending products, line work and dry brushing
Focus on application technique, product usage and tools
Students in this course will need to have completed SIBXFAS201A (Design And Apply Makeup) or equivalent.
This workshop is held in small class sizes of six to eight students.
This course runs for five (5) hours.
Course Cost and Payment*
This course costs $200, which includes all learning materials and resources needed. Please note that all fees for short courses and advanced classes are to be paid in full at the time of enrolment via credit card or direct debit only.
Materials Provided and Needed
Makeup products and brushes needed for the course will be supplied and will also be available for purchase.
Workshop participants will need to bring the following:
Male model freshly shaven
Own costumes or any accessories you wish to style your model with
Own wigs to style your model with (optional)
Own still camera (optional) but NO video will be allowed during the course
About Our Short Courses
The Academy's short courses run regularly on demand. Upon successful completion of an eligible government accredited short course, students are issued with a Statement of Attainment. A Statement of Attainment is a nationally recognised verification of government accredited units of competency. The completed units of competency can be credited to other Academy certificate and diploma courses.