Tutors

Our tutors are dedicated to your success. You’ll be learning from the best in the industry! You’ll upload your assignments electronically to our Online Student Center including photos of your makeup applications. Your tutor will review your work and will send you an audio file with advice on what you are doing well and where you can improve. You’ll form a close relationship as you work together.

Each tutor has years of experience. Learn with Nathan Johnson, Azzi Williams, or Pat Armstrong.

Nathan Johnson, Executive Makeup Artist

Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson is a New York City–based celebrity makeup artist with over 18 years of industry experience. Nathan has worked on over 300 famous faces including Paula Abdul, Lea Michele, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Bacon, Paul McCartney, and more. More than anything he loves to bring out the beauty and confidence of the everyday woman.

Nathan’s work has been featured in Glamour, Elle, Genre, Harper’s Bazaar, Access Hollywood, Running with Heels, and more. He was a makeup artist on seasons four and five of Project Runway.

As the executive makeup artist for QC Makeup Academy, Nathan is responsible for ensuring that all the instructional materials are in line with best industry practices. He’s also featured in the instructional videos for all of QC’s makeup courses. You’ll love learning from his practical approach to makeup artistry.

Nathan's Work
Nathan's Work
Nathan's Work

Azzi Williams, Professional Makeup Artist

Azzi Williams

Azzi Williams is a Sydney-based makeup artist with over 10 years of experience. Her career has taken her to exciting cities around the world including London, Barcelona and Istanbul.

Prior to launching her own successful business, Williamspro Makeup, Azzi worked as an international model. She credits her sharp eye for detail to her many years of experience in the modelling industry.

She has transformed countless models, dancers and actors. Azzi has also worked with film, television and video production companies from Italy, France and the UK. Television credits include Network Ten (Australia), BBC and ITV (UK). Advertising credits include Skin Chemists (UK), Celebrity Hair (UK), Eurostar (Belgium) and Diesel (France). Celebrity clients include Rihanna’s backup dancers and Australian Entertainment reporter, Angela Bishop.

Azzi believes, “It’s not just about the end result, but the entire journey to capture you in your best light, enhance your best features, and create a look that evokes a unique you.”

Azzi's Work
Azzi's Work
Azzi's Work

Pat Armstrong, Professional Makeup Artist

Pat Armstrong

Since 1997, Pat Armstrong has been the owner and operator of Image Essentials Spa in downtown Ottawa, Canada. She is known for her ability to make every client feel beautiful, special, and confident through her expertise and kind heart.

Pat has studied makeup artistry and worked in cosmetics with major lines like Germaine Monteil, Lise Watier, Sheseido, and Lancaster. Her impressive client list includes Olympic medalist Elizabeth Manley, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. She has worked the main stage for the National Women’s Show, and is currently teaching at Algonquin College in the aesthetics program.

Pat says, “I feel that everyone is beautiful and I am grateful that I can help people feel that way about themselves, too.”