All about contouring

and the basics of Makeup


Take this course + another course and get 10% off on both. Use the code "2courses".

Confused with contouring and all those tutorials where you do not really understand how to contour and you end up with a bunch of brown lines over yours or your client's face? You seem to be following all the steps but not getting the same results. Also, you have issues with choosing the right color of foundations and you are not sure about the most flattering colours for each skin undertone and facial features.

This is an Intensive course focused on the basics of makeup application, contouring and color theory. This course is for people wanting to learn professional makeup techniques from zero or experienced professionals interested on update their techniques, for people with basic knowledge on makeup or anyone wanting to learn from the beginning but want to try first a short course.


This is a short course, certificate of attendance is provided. If you want to get a Diploma as Make-up Artist/Visagist, visit our Makeup Artistry Program/ Visagie Opleiding page clicking HEREThis course is suitable for those who want to learn tot do makeup on others and not suitable as a personal makeup course.

The course will be divided in 3 lessons of 4 hours each. Some courses are schedule to take one lesson per day and finish in 3 days or you can also choose to have 2 lessons in one day (full day) and 1 lesson in another day (half-day) to finish in a day and a half (see schedule and dates below). 

Content of this course (3 modules, 12 hours):

  • Materials used in makeup application and how to use them.

  • Skin colour theory. Determine tones and undertones.

  • Skin correction theory. Correcting dark circles, scars, acne and other issues.

  • How to contour and Highlight depending on the type of face of your client (cheeks, forehead, chin and nose).

  • Reverse contouring.

  • Eye contouring depending on each eye shape.

  • Theory of Colour. How to choose the most flattering eyeshadow, blushes and lipsticks for you or your client based on the color of her skin, eyes, hair, clothing, age and occasion.

  • Preparation of the face. Prime and moisturize.

  • Practical application of Corrective Makeup according to every type of face .

  • Foundation and concealer application.

  • Setting the makeup with powders.

  • Natural eyeshadows.

  • How to apply the natural liner.

  • Mascara Secrets.

  • Eyebrows. How to apply makeup and make the best shape for you or your client.

  • Types of lips and how to apply makeup according to each type. 

  • Application of setting spray.


Important: In this course we go deep in makeup and colour theory, skin corrections and contouring but not on eyeshadow application. If you want to follow a full professional course, you can check our Makeup Artistry Program or our course 4 days, 4 looks which is focused on eyeshadow application.

The course includes:

  • Make-Up Guide in Digital Format (email).

  • Loan of a professional brush set and materials for the duration of the course if you need one. However we recommend to bring your own products.

  • Coffee Break.

  • Digital portrait pictures of your work.

  • Certificate of attendance with the content of the course.




Group Classes


Private Classes


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* Private classes during the weekends are upon request and fully depends on availability. The price for private classes during the weekends is €750. Private classes are from 1 to 3 people, so be aware that you could be alone but maybe another student could join the class as well. 

What to bring to class:

  • Although, materials to use during the class are included is mandatory to bring any makeup and brushes you have at home, if you are a Professional Makeup Artist or have some experience already. If you are a beginner here is a list of the materials we will be using so you can check what you already have and bring it to the class, we will lend you the extra things you will need.

  • Black dress code (Casual)

  • Something to take notes.

  • Good and positive attitude.

  • A model for the last class or you can practice on yourself.

If you need us to find a model for you, let us know as soon as possible (extra charges apply).


Suezkade 102, 2517CA, Den Haag.

Free parking the whole day until 18:00

You can come with tram 3 to the stop Conrakade or tram 11 to stop Laan van Meerdervoort Oost.


* Children or extra visitors are not allowed in class.

Dates 2020 & 2021


September 20, 27 & October 4 2020

10:00 to 14:00


October 30 & November 6, 12, 20 2020

10:00 to 14:00


January 19, 21 & 26 2021

10:00 to 14:00


January 23 from 10:00 to 18:00

January 30 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00



March 8, 15 & 22 2021

10:00 to 14:00


April 29 & May 11, 13 2021

10:00 to 14:00


May 15 from 10:00 to 18:00

May 22 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00



May 16 from 10:00 to 18:00

May 30 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00



September 13, 20 & 27 2021

10:00 to 14:00


September 7, 9 & 14 2021

10:00 to 14:00


September 11 from 10:00 to 14:00

September 18 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00



September 19, 26 & October 3 2021

10:00 to 14:00