How to get an A in your online makeup course

Are you interested in one of QC’s makeup courses but aren’t too sure what they entail? Or maybe you’re a new student and could use some additional tips and tricks to make the most out of your learning experience?

We have great news for you! QC’s executive celebrity makeup artist, Nathan Johnson, has written an amazing ebook to help all students take full advantage of their online makeup course.

In this ebook, Nathan goes through some of the most common mistakes a new QC Makeup Academy student will make, and how to avoid them. By following these handy tips, you will significantly increase your chances of achieving a good grade in your makeup assignments, and will have every chance of graduating with the confidence and knowledge to dive into a successful and rewarding career as a professional makeup artist!

Nathan's Guide to a Better Grade

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Join the discussion 28 Comments

  • Mehnaz Fatima (Mona ) says:

    I love the way of teaching and there is so much to learn. Thanks

  • Greer Gambill says:

    I would love to see a blog on “What to bring to a makeup trade show.” I am attending my first one in November.

    • Bethany Rae Pinkham says:

      Can you please tell me where the trade show is? I would love to go to one. I would love to go to many, but I don’t know where to find them.
      I don’t care what sate, just would love to go.

  • Morgan Burdette says:

    I would like to see a blog on “eyebrows”. I think the brows are the most important thing a woman can do when applying makeup, and makes the whole look complete!

    • Erin Siksay says:

      Hi Morgan!

      Thanks for your comment. We’re actually posting a blog article about eyebrows this week, so stay tuned!


  • Krystal says:

    I would really like to see a blog about how makeup artists can use conventions, like DragonCon, to promote themselves. Thanks!

  • Debbie says:

    I am very interested in learning the airbrush techniques

  • Brittany says:

    I would like to see a blog about applying a full face makeup foundation including blush, concealer, contouring, & highlighting!

    • Mireille Pitre says:

      Thanks Brittany!
      We’ll add that to the list of future blog topics! If you’re enrolled in the course, you’ll see there are plenty of videos and detailed instructions on the topics you suggest. 🙂

  • Jenn Sanchez says:

    I would love to see “how to change your look from day to night” on the go…by having a few makeup items with you. 🙂

    I’m so excited I signed up for the Makeup Artistry Course!!!

  • Caitlin Griffin says:

    I would love to see specific blogs on date themed makeup eg. 20’S and 50’s

  • Brandy says:

    I would like to see a blog about eyelashes i.e individual, strips .

    • tina galloway says:

      yes it is hard even on yourself for faults eye lashes more info would be good .I have watched you Tube
      and tried my first pair today went well but they are hard to stick .

  • Brandi Holcomb says:

    I would love to see a blog on how to find your perfect red lip shade.

  • Amanda says:

    I am sure this is a topic that has been touched on before, but I would love to see a blog on corrective makeup for acne, scars etc. Everyone is beautiful with or without makeup, but there may come a time when a client asks for such a procedure. I am looking forward to learning more about this in the course!!

  • Kirstin says:

    I’d like to see product recommendations on what would be good to fill your makeup artistry kit with for essentials

  • tinadeal says:

    Hi new here very excited about starting my course.
    What i have seen i am sure going to learn lots.

  • Blair says:

    I would love to see articles on how you can get started in a specific makeup field other than starting your own business.

  • Nakikke says:

    I would love to see an article on “How to pack aTraining Case” or “The Top 5 Training Cases to Own.”

  • Jacinda says:

    Very excited to be starting this new path. Looking forward to interacting with all trainers and students 😀

  • Jennifer says:

    I would love to see a blog on how to conceal dark circles under the eye. I am new to makeup and can’t wait to get started.

    • Mireille Pitre says:

      Thanks for the suggestion Jennifer 🙂
      The Makeup Artistry & Master Makeup courses do offer quite a bit of information on corrective makeup, but we’ll also add this to the list of future blog topics for the Beauty Buzz!

  • Jessica says:

    Logging in for the first time….really excited about getting started!!!

  • Amber McAndrew says:

    I completely agree with Caitlin…

    Caitlin Griffin says: August 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm I would love to see specific blogs on date themed makeup eg. 20â€ēS and 50â€ēs

  • Irene Winstrand says:

    I would like to see blogs about seasonal makeup (i.e. Spring, Winter etc.) and how you can promote yourself at for example Comic Cons and so on.

  • Holly Roberts says:

    Nathan has some truly unique and inspiring information to always share. I really enjoy being a student here and it’s really a great feeling to know I’m learning from such a skilled and caring professional. Thanks so much for all the extra tips.

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