Callanberry – The Academy

Speaking on the launch of CallanBerry, Derrick Carberry said “Paula and I have worked in fashion for over 30 years. In this time we have worked alongside some of the most renowned fashion publications and we have collaborated on major fashion events such as fashion week in London, Milan, New York and Paris and, even at high profile events such as the MTV Awards the BAFTA’s and Brown Thomas supermodel shows. We like to think this makes us an authority on make up artistry and we are excited to share our knowledge and expertise with interested students”. Paula adds “with the invaluable experience we have gained throughout our careers, we are in a prime position to pass on what we know and showcase our skills through masterclasses and practical sessions at Callanberry – The Academy”.

Makeup by one of our talented students!

Makeup by one of our talented students!


This Artists 10 week evening course is designed to teach a wide range of practical and specialised skills using the most up to date techniques, covering the full spectrum of essential makeup skills that any one with a keen interest in make up or starting out in the make up industry  needs to know, from your basic kit and brush knowledge to skin tones face shapes & techniques to enhance your abilities. From fashion, editorial, runway, day to night and beautiful bridal make up using an up-to-date approach to learning within a relaxed, professional environment.

Included in the price : The course fees include tuition for 10 weeks (10 evenings), a five piece brush set and a selection of make up products. Also includes Masterclass hosted by Make Up Forever and Inglot, plus a professional photo shoot with one of Ireland’s top photographers and professional models and the chance to assist on make up photoshoots and fashion shows with Derrick and Paula.

Every class also gets the opportunity to do a professional shoot at the end of every course, using leading industry models and some of Ireland's best known editorial photographers. The objective here is to showcase your ability to prospective employers if you are aiming to gain employment as a makeup artist, or just as a keepsake of your achievements if you are doing the course for personal advancement. See some of our past students work below that excited us. We look forward to many more in the future!

START DATE: 3rd May 2016

DURATION: Every Tuesday evening for 10 weeks.

TIME: 6:30pm – 9:30pm/finish times may vary week to week.

LOCATION: Callan & Co, 1 St. Marys Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

FEE: €1480 (€360 Deposit + 8 X €140 weekly installment)

More makeup by our talented students!


We will be hosting a 1 Day masterclass date to be confirmed. The Master Class will concentrate on bridal (natural cover) looks & a more dramatic editorial (event) make up look. Costing is €225 for the day with a €50 euro deposit securing your place. The Master Class is suitable for people at all levels, whether you’re looking to improve your own make up skills as a Make Up Artist or you simply want to brush up on your own make up application. Class structure will run as follows Bridal make up demo from 10am-1pm on model finishing with questions & answers towards the end. Break for lunch between 1pm-2pm.Afternoon 2pm-5pm editorial make up demo on model finishing with questions & answers towards the end. * If your looking for a more intensive course which includes practicing the looks after the demo's,why not consider our 10 week evening course.

If you’re interested in booking, please don’t hesitate in dropping us an email stating which course & date suits you.

START DATE: Date to be confirmed
TIME: 10pm – 5pm [Lunch Break 1 - 2pm]
LOCATION: 1 St.Marys Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
FEE: €225 (€50 Deposit to secure place)