General Business Activities
Blazing Sables Production Arts Makeup Academy is a newly established business at Collage Arts, Chocolate Factory 2, in Wood Green’s arts and cultural quarter of North London. Our traditional business model is based on niche, fully accredited VTCT units and diplomas, national qualifications and non-accredited Blazing Sables certificates that we offer both nationally and internationally. Based on a decision of the company to diversify our training opportunities, we are looking to establish further academies in South-east London, Central London and Portsmouth
What We Do
We specialise in Makeup FX, Cast & Mold Making of Prosthetics, Themed Body Painting, Airbrush Design & Tattooing, Wigs & Hair, and Avant Garde Makeup and give VTCT internationally recognised qualifications. Our specialist industry areas are TV & Film, Theatre, Runway, and Corporate Events & Private Parties. We exhibit at IMATS, Professional Beauty and Salon International where employers, professionals and students can enroll, book, or enquire face-to-face. We also work closely with employers and selected mainstream schools, special schools and colleges and offer training opportunities as explained below. This is of particular interest to employers and organisations that can benefit from employees having certain niche industry skills
About the Team and Academy
We are blessed to have some of the most amazing industry professionals deliver their vast knowledge and skills at Blazing Sables – professionals who are dedicated in the delivery of best practice. Combined, we can boast an industry working life of more than 120 years as special industry artists, makeup professionals and performers. We offer relevant work experience through our themed entertainment agency for our talented students who benefit greatly from their experience with us.
Our teaching and training experience spans over 15 years and is not just exclusive to our private academy but also includes provision for PRU schools, secondary schools, special schools, colleges and universities, through Foundation Learning Skills, our specialist Arts Award programs, AQAs specially written by us and Continued Professional Development (CPD) offered to lecturing and industry professionals to up-skill in niche areas.
Our academy offers a fun, dynamic and professional working environment and is fitted with the latest equipment, tools, products & materials to teach and learn with. Students can gain experience through our themed entertainments agency, or within the relevant industries that we are affiliated with, when available…
We are surrounded by photographers, film makers, directors, producers, fashion designers, shoe designers, the rag trade manufacturers, many artists and we are neighbours with Mountview Production Arts & Performance University! So, when it comes to work experience and possibly apprenticeships we are best placed to offer it
If our regular courses do not suit your scheduled, we can be flexible and run your course on demand, which sets us apart! Our maximum class size is 6