Delamar Academy’s world-renowned classes are going online

Delamar Academy’s world-renowned classes are going online

During this uncertain time of lockdown, digital connection has proved to be more important than ever. As we have sadly had to close the doors to the Academy for the time being, we have been looking at how we can continue to provide our top level training without being at Delamar. The message we have received from our community has been clear: provide online classes and live Q&As, open to everyone. As we all learn to adapt to technology in our homes, it seems that Zoom meetings and virtual catch ups with friends will be our new ’normal’ for the foreseeable future.

So we are excited to be providing some live tutorials with our top tutors over the next week, in which they will be bringing their skills and experience to you, completely free of charge, bar the final one on Friday. This will be via Zoom, so if you do not have it yet, you will need to sign up for free. Our special masterclass with Hannah Martin on Friday will be ticketed at an affordable price of £15 and half of ticket sales will be donated to the NHS. The NHS are doing such an incredible job during this pandemic and we wanted to give some support. 

Please see the schedule for next week below and let us know if you have any ideas for future masterclasses you would love to see – we will try to make it happen! Either contact us via Instagram or email us at


Delamar Academy online classes 6 – 10 April:

Monday 6 April 10.00am BST 
Sian Miller’s Bathroom Cabinet SFX Casualty Make-up


Siân has over 25 years experience as a hair and make up artist, working in TV Drama and Film. Sian has worked as a Key Hair, Make-up and Prosthetic Artist looking after Richard Madden on Marvel’s upcoming The Eternals and she has recently worked on Wes Anderson’s upcoming film, The French Dispatch. Sian has looked after after Tilda Swinton, Lea Seydoux, Timothee Chalamet and Jeffrey Wright.  Siân’s career has seen her work on films such as Jurassic World 2, Jason Bourne and Inferno. Passionate and entertaining, Sian is much loved by the students at Delamar. 

In this class you will learn how to create bruises and various casualty effects WITH ITEMS IN YOUR BATHROOM CABINET. For our first online class, we realised that not everyone will have access to professional products. Therefore, like any true artist, Sian is showing you resourceful and creative ways to do SFX make-up. 



Tuesday 7 April 10.00am BST 
Catherine Scoble’s 18th Century Make-up – Broken down lower class character

Yes, you read that correctly! BAFTA winning make-up designer, Catherine Scoble will be teaching you how to create an 18th Century make-up, accurate to the period with skin disease, bruising, damage, stained teeth and spots. This look is an ideal make-up to learn for anyone wishing to work in film or TV.

Catherine loves to mentor and guide our students to achieve their full potential. Her credits include Make-up and Hair Designer on Black Mirror, Howards End, Guerrilla, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Murder City, This Is England (feature film and TV series), Trial and Retribution, and Fortitude. Catherine shows great support for our students and her team always includes Delamar graduates. 


Wednesday 8 April 10.00am BST 
Nikki Hambi’s Red Carpet Make-up class

Our glamorous authority on beauty make-up, Nikki has worked on numerous glitzy productions such as The Greatest Dancer, Strictly Come Dancing and The Voice. Nikki’s career spans from A list private clients, Vogue photo shoots, Cannes photoshoots and events such as the BAFTAs to The Proms and the Royal Variety Show. Nikki was personal make-up artist to Anne Robinson for 7 years and Dame Shirley Bassey for 10 years to present day, working with her on numerous tours and publicity events.

In this class, you will learn a red carpet make-up look with a full start-to-finish breakdown. Nikki will share her industry knowledge plus tips and tricks to achieving professional looking results. This class is a must for anyone looking to work with celebrities on the red carpet.





Thursday 9 April 10.00am BST 
Holly Edwards Game Of Thrones Hair Class 


Holly trained here at Delamar Academy almost 15 years ago!

Since then, she has worked on some of the world’s biggest TV shows and Films and has shot in some amazing places around the world. From the jungle in Malaysia, the glaciers in Iceland to the Sahara Desert. Holly’s work includes Alice in Wonderland , Cinderella, Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing on Ice, Luther, Fortitude, Black Mirror. Holly now also designs and has recently designed the makeup for Sky Atlantic Series, Save Me Too with Lennie James, Suranne Jones and Stephen Graham.

Holly spent 6 years jetting around the world filming Game of Thrones, working specifically on the iconic hair styles that many of us have come to recognise. For this class, Holly will be speaking about her experiences and showing how to create the braids on a dolly head. This will make for enjoyable lockdown learning!



Hannah Martin’s Bridal Make-up Masterclass 

Friday 10 April 10.00am BST

Hannah Martin is one of the top beauty make-up artists in the industry working with A-listers, beauty editors and royalty. Humble, hard working and with an infectious positivity, Hannah brings the sunshine to her work. We have hosted Hannah’s masterclasses at the Academy before, so decided to create an online class with Hannah, like no other… 

On Friday morning, we invite you to join Hannah with your make-up bag, for a fun bridal beauty make-up masterclass on Zoom. Hannah will show you industry standard application of a classic bridal make-up on herself, for you to do on yourself, during the masterclass. You will need to have a Zoom account to enjoy this masterclass. Please use whatever make-up/tools you have to hand. We ask everyone who participates to upload a selfie to IG with the hashtag #HannahMartinTaughtMe and Hannah will feature her favourite looks on her own platform (as will we, Delamar Academy). This is a fun and educational online masterclass with a good cause. We are donating 50% of ticket sales to the NHS. 

Once you have bought your ticket, we will email you a Zoom link shortly before the event.




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