Theatre and Media Arts

Makeup Design

Makeup Design
Comprehensive course in makeup design for stage and screen: prosthetics; advanced makeup effects; makeup theory; script research; collaboration techniques; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 259 & TMA 267; or instructor consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 367
Course Outcomes: 

Concept and Approach

Students will apply script analysis and the use of a director's concept in the creation of an effective makeup design for a production.

Professional Skills

Students will demonstrate professional rendering and graphic skills in makeup, hair, and prosthetic design and construction.

Design Theory

Students will employ basic design principles in analyzing and creating makeup designs for various projects.


Students will produce effective visual materials for personal portfolios and demonstrate an ability to constructively critique other designers.