What: Young People’s Workshop, for ages 13-25 years
When: Friday 23 October 2015. 11am-4pm
Where: Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Cost: £5 per person, plus £0.95 booking fee
Learn how to make bold creative statements with makeup in this hands-on workshop with renowned artist Ulianka Maksymiuk. Ulianka will demonstrate themed makeup looks inspired by Day of the Dead or locally known as Dias de los Muertos a Mexican celebration of the dead. Learn how to create a Sugar Skull design using paints, gemstones, stencils, and freehand techniques. You’ll then get the opportunity to create your very own decorative sugar skull; perfect for an alternative, colourful Halloween look to impress!
This workshop will include a lunchbreak, participants are asked to please bring along a packed lunch.
Participants will be applying makeup products to their skin. These can be left on or removed at the end of the workshop.
If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact Museum Support on 01224 523677.
Please note that tickets purchased are non-refundable.
What prior experience do I need?
You don't need any prior experience of makeup application to take part. Just plenty of enthusiasm and a desire to get creative!
Will I get a lunchbreak?
Yes. Lunch is not provided so please bring along your own packed lunch. You are also welcome to bring light refreshments into the Education Suite for during the workshop.
What should I bring to the workshop?
We will provide all the basics needed for this workshop. However, you may wish to bring along your own makeup removal and face wash products. You will be applying makeup to your own skin; you can leave this on (it's perfect for a colourful/alternative Halloween Friday night out!) or you may prefer to remove your design before leaving the museum.
Who is the artist leading the workshop?
Ulianka was born in St. Petersburg - cultural heart of Russia. After graduating from Faberge Professional Art College in St. Petersburg as a jeweller and artist, she then lived in Poland for a few years and explored native customs and arts alongside studying at university to become a Master of Teaching. Now she lives in Aberdeen Scotland and runs her own business Ulianka Art (as seen on TV) designing commissioned murals for both public and commercial clients. Uliana also works at Saturday school as a voluntary art teacher.
Where is the workshop taking place?
The workshop will take place in the Education Suite at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. It is on the first level of the building and is accessible for people with limited mobility. If you are unsure where it is, please ask a member of our Front of House team who will be happy to help.