Wig Making Essentials for Film

A Pro level opportunity to master the art of Wig making

Course Summary

  • Different types of hair and lace
  • The proper wrap
  • Taking measurements
  • Making moulds
  • Knotting tools and equipment
  • Drawing mats
  • Different bases when to use and why
  • Knotting
  • Health and safety
  • Hair directions
  • Positioning
  • Double knot demo
  • Cut the roots
  • Revitalising pieces
  • Fixing damage
  • Set etiquette and working with a designer
  • Making wigs it fit
  • Properly fitting to a hairline and nape with pieces that aren’t specifically made for the actor/model

Please note, price shown is excluding VAT

  • Duration 5 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £599

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Wig Making Essentials Master Course

This specialised Wig Making Essentials Master Course will allow you to address many key areas. Learn to work wonders with wigs during this five day master course. Packed with practical, hands-on tasks, advance your abilities by learning about the very latest materials and techniques for fashioning wigs for top end film and TV work. How identify the different types of hair, lace, full lace, front lace, the proper wrap, taking measurements, making moulds, the end plaster technique, all techniques of knotting and more! 

Led by masters of their craft, this will allow you to access the tricks of the trade that only those with years of experience in field can bring. We at Creative Media Skills appreciate the kind of knowledge that only great experience can bring. This is an opportunity for you to tap into that knowledge hone your skills and develop confidence to deal with any situation that arises.

If you have particular areas you would like to focus on, or genders you feel you need more practise with, please let us know when you book so we can tailor the course to your needs.



Who is this for?

This Pro level master Course is a must for industry professionals with some experience in hairdressing and also those staring out in wig making. It’s a superb training opportunity, enabling you to get alongside like-minded pros to turn your talents up a notch and keep up with the skills the industry demands

This course is an opportunity for industry pros to network and connect, while giving you the ideal environment in which to practice and perfect the skills that you want to work on in a safe environment away from the stresses and constraints of the work place. 

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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