Master Makeup Artistry

Become A Certified Master International Makeup Professional!

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QC’s Most Popular &
Comprehensive Makeup Course!

  •  No previous makeup training required!

  •  Learn foundational and advanced professional makeup techniques

  •  Get plenty of hands-on training through practical assignments

  • Includes a bonus Makeup Starter Kit at no additional cost

  • Become certified to work in many different top industries

  • Start your own successful business as a freelance makeup artist!

  • Receive the most complete and comprehensive QC makeup education
  • Learn everything from the basics to advanced professional techniques
  • Begin studying right away! No previous makeup training required!
  • Take advantage of this best value offered and QC’s most popular course
  • Includes the entire Makeup Artistry Course plus 2 additional units
  • Become certified to work in many different top industries
  • Complete the optional business units to expand your career opportunities
  • Start your own successful business as a freelance makeup artist!

You can complete this course in just 2 months with the Fast Track Training Option!

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What’s Included in Your Master Makeup Artistry Course

16

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600

Minutes of Instructional Video

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“The course material is so professional and up to date, and the books and videos are amazing. The student support is great – someone is always there to help you with anything you need. I would definitely recommend this course to others! It has been such an amazing learning experience.”

Shelia Rodriguez
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“The course material is so professional and up to date, and the books and videos are amazing. The student support is great – someone is always there to help you with anything you need. I would definitely recommend this course to others! It has been such an amazing learning experience.”

Shelia Rodriguez
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Master Makeup Course Outline

Enter the makeup industry with confidence and skills thanks to a well-rounded education. You’ll learn the foundations of what makes a great makeup look, then dive into more complex techniques to enhance your abilities as an MUA.

Foundational Makeup Artistry Units

UNIT A: Intro to Professional Makeup Artistry

  • Makeup career opportunities
  • Professional makeup artistry
  • Building your professional makeup kit
  • Makeup brush types and cleaning
  • Sanitary practices and storage
  • The ideal makeup environment

Optional Business Training:

  • Starting your own makeup business
  • Naming your business
  • Researching your competitors

UNIT B: Skin Preparation & Complete Makeup Application

  • Skin types & skin tones
  • Face shapes & skin conditions
  • Color theory & blending
  • Complete makeup application
  • 4-step eye makeup
  • Transition to smokey eye
  • Makeup removal techniques
  • Corrective makeup
  • Working with mature skin
  • Completing a client card

Optional Business Training:

  • Marketing and promotion
  • Setting up your personal website

UNIT C: Makeup for the Seasons & Working with Different Clients

  • Daytime makeup
  • Transitioning to evening makeup
  • Makeup for the seasons
  • Specialty clients
  • The smokey eye
  • Makeup for teens and pregnant women
  • Male makeup application
  • Working at a makeup counter
  • Use the virtual makeup boutique!

Optional Business Training:

  • Working with clients and suppliers
  • Verbal & non-verbal communication
  • Overcoming objections
  • Networking and negotiating

UNIT D: Bridal Makeup & Makeup Trends

  • Bridal makeup basics
  • Bridal booking process
  • Bridal makeup consultation
  • Working with brides
  • Celebrity-inspired looks
  • Makeup icons
  • Makeup trends in recent history

Optional Business Training:

  • Developing industry connections
  • Working with makeup suppliers and distributors

Advanced Exclusive Master Makeup Units

UNIT E: Advanced Makeup Artistry Techniques

  • Glamour & fantasy makeup
  • “The 4 makeup faces”
  • False lashes
  • Catwalk & fashion photography makeup
  • Working with a fashion designer
  • Everyday makeup transformed for the runway
  • Transition to avant garde makeup
  • Makeup for photography, publicity, & live events
  • Editorial makeup

Optional Business Training

  • Finding an agency
  • Building your portfolio and reputation
  • Professional etiquette

UNIT F: Makeup for Film & Live Production

  • Makeup for theatre, dance, and live stage performance
  • Face painting & character makeup
  • Tattoo cover up
  • Special effects makeup
  • Makeup for HD film and TV
  • Working with a production crew

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Master Makeup Kit

Offering the widest selection of shades and colors to complete a large variety of looks on any skin tone, your FREE makeup kit provides you with the tools to help you successfully complete your training and become a professional makeup artist!

20-Shade Correct & Conceal Palette: A 20-shade correct and conceal palette that will allow you to correct and/or conceal any blemish or discoloration. This palette’s products come in a light cream consistency—perfect for mixing and blending for beautifully buildable coverage.
88-Shade Matte & Shimmer Eye Shadow Palette: An 88-shade mixed matte and shimmer eye shadow palette you’re sure to love. Find the perfect shade for any season, skin tone, and desired effect. Enclosed in a sleek black case, this palette is easy to bring wherever you’re headed!
32-Shade Lip Palette With Glosses: A 32-shade lip palette that will finish any look. Choose from gloss, partial shimmer, and full-blown sparkle to highlight your client’s lips and pull any look together. Impress clients, friends and family with your vast selection of lip colors.
28-Shade Powder Blush Palette: This 28-shade powder blush palette includes a full range of warm and cool toned pinks in matte and shimmer finishes. You’ll impress your clients with your ability to pull from this palette to create almost any hue.
16-Piece Professional Brush Set: You’ll receive a full 16-piece brush set featuring 100% synthetic bristles and real wood wands. This lightweight starter set comes in a faux-leather roll and is a must-have for any makeup artist on-the-go.
20-Shade Correct & Conceal Palette: A 20-shade correct and conceal palette that will allow you to correct and/or conceal any blemish or discoloration. This palette’s products come in a light cream consistency—perfect for mixing and blending for beautifully buildable coverage.
88-Shade Matte & Shimmer Eye Shadow Palette: An 88-shade mixed matte and shimmer eye shadow palette you’re sure to love. Find the perfect shade for any season, skin tone, and desired effect. Enclosed in a sleek black case, this palette is easy to bring wherever you’re headed!
32-Shade Lip Palette With Glosses: A 32-shade lip palette that will finish any look. Choose from gloss, partial shimmer, and full-blown sparkle to highlight your client’s lips and pull any look together. Impress clients, friends and family with your vast selection of lip colors.
28-Shade Powder Blush Palette: This 28-shade powder blush palette includes a full range of warm and cool toned pinks in matte and shimmer finishes. You’ll impress your clients with your ability to pull from this palette to create almost any hue.
16-Piece Professional Brush Set: You’ll receive a full 16-piece brush set featuring 100% synthetic bristles and real wood wands. This lightweight starter set comes in a faux-leather roll and is a must-have for any makeup artist on-the-go.
The M.A.C Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

The M.A.C Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School!

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

QC Makeup Academy Product Discounts 

Students that graduate from QC can take advantage of the exclusive product discounts offered by QC’s preferred makeup partners. Product quality is an important part of becoming a successful makeup artist!

Your Master Makeup Instructor

Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson, a New York City-based celebrity makeup artist with over 18 years of industry experience is featured in all instructional videos for QC makeup courses. Demonstrating professional makeup artistry techniques, Nathan will take you through step-by-step video tutorials for creating 32 unique makeup looks. He will also provide expert insights into working as a professional makeup artist.

Nathan has worked on over 300 famous faces and has been featured in numerous high-profile publications, including:

  • Paula Abdul
  • Lea Michele
  • Glamour
  • Elle
  • Harper’s Bazaar
  • Access Hollywood
  • Project Runway Season 4 & 5

Your Personal
Makeup Tutor

When enrolling in a QC makeup course, you will be assigned a personal tutor to provide you with individual feedback on everything from assignments to career advice. Benefit from a one-on-one learning experience unmatched by any online or in-class makeup school.

“Samantha and Nathan were both very informative and provided great feedback on how to improve. I appreciated all the time they put into critiquing my work, as well as how quickly they marked the units! The whole experience was really inspiring and encouraging. Big thanks to QC and especially to Samantha and Nathan for this wonderful experience!”

Monica GabraMaster Makeup Artistry Graduate
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QC’s Professional Makeup Certification

Upon graduation you will receive your Master International Makeup Professional certificate. Exclusive to QC, this trademarked certification allows you to use initials MIMP after your name, signaling to top industry clients that you are an educated, trained professional.

 

The MIMP certificate is recognized as an official certificate to work in the following top makeup industries:

  • Freelance
  • Bridal & Beauty
  • High Fashion & Catwalk
  • Live Theatre & Dance Production
  • TV & Film
  • Editorial Photography
  • More!

As with any job, while a certificate alone will not guarantee your success, it is a testament to your professional education. Employers and clients are more likely to regard you as a well-rounded and highly knowledgeable makeup artist. QC graduates of the Master Makeup Artistry course have gone on to run their own successful freelance makeup businesses and work for high-end brands like MAC, Benefit, Sephora,  and many others.

“Thank you for your awesome teaching skills! Since graduating I have booked so much work! Thank you!”

Michael ShephardMaster Makeup Artistry Graduate
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Start Your Makeup Career Today!

Step 1:

Enroll
Today

& Access Your
Course Materials

  • Receive your course materials and FREE bonus makeup kit in the mail
  • Access all course texts & videos through QC’s Online Student Centre
  • Start your training right away!

Step 2:

Complete Your
Makeup Training

Submit Your Assignments &
Review Your Feedback

  • Watch video tutorials
  • Read and highlight course books
  • Upload  assignments to the Online Student Centre
  • Receive feedback on each assignment from your personal tutor!

Step 3:

Become a Certified
Makeup Artist

Graduate from QC &
Start Your Career

  • Trademarked certification from a recognized & accredited online school
  • Lifetime access to course materials & updated content
  • 50% off enrollment in additional courses
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