LEARN FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME AT A PACE THAT SUITS YOU

COMPLETE THE COURSE IN AS LITTLE AS 4 WEEKS OR TAKE A FULL YEAR

  • Have you always dreamt of becoming a professional makeup artist?

  • Is starting your own makeup business your goal?

  • Do you want a side hustle without the commitment of leaving the security of your current job?

  • Do you want to create your own working hours around family commitments?

Start your dream career today

It’s simple, sign up, receive your login details and begin!

What’s been holding you back?

Not sure whether you have the talent? No idea how to start makeup school? Anxious to leave your career security? No idea how to juggle makeup school and a family?


NOW YOU CAN

  • Learn from an accredited makeup school with 19 years experience training makeup artists

  • Start with the makeup basics and learn step by step with instructor guidance

  • Complete makeup school around your current career or family commitments

  • Learn 100% online at a pace that suits your life

Here's what you will learn

Instructed by our founder and director Tara Cowles, you'll start with the basics, then master essential techniques and perfect a bridal application. Tara walks you through step by step with a series of HD video demonstrations. We've taken the guesswork out - each lesson includes artistry tips for a seamless application and highlights what you should practice to master your skill. We'll assess your progress with assignments and feedback on your technique, then finish off with exams to gain your certificate!

  • The basics learned in 'MAKEUP 101', plus infection control & hygiene procedures, professional consultations & communication, enhanced skin prep, colour theory, and detailed product knowledge

  • Corrective face, eye, and lip techniques so you're ready for any client feature

  • Makeup for different ethnicities and mature clients

  • Perfect a bridal application and tips for a seamless service day

  • How to succeed in cosmetic retailing and launch your makeup sales career

  • Business knowledge to grow your new side hustle or expand your current career

  • Adapting your business to the online world with virtual consulting

We have a tried and tested technique that works.

We have trained 1000’s of successful makeup artists. The next one could be you!

Sign up today & Log in to your online platform. It’s that easy to get started!

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Academy Founder & Director

Tara Cowles

I am so excited to help you follow your makeup artistry dreams! I will walk you through your course, helping you understand the theory behind what you are doing, the practical via detailed video demos and will mark your assignments, giving you positive criticism to help you become the best makeup artist you can be. I’m ready...are you?

THE ARTISTS WITHIN DIFFERENCE

Our academy has been operating for over 19 years, producing top talent and driven graduates. As an internationally certified and government licensed academy, you are guaranteed quality accredited education.

  • Complete your certificate course from anywhere, on any device, on your timeline. We make it simple to start your dream career.

  • Our curriculum focuses on practical lessons to advance your skill & technique. You won't be sitting behind a computer for hours of reading - perfect for those who desire more makeup and less text!

  • Over 12 professional HD video lessons to guide you through each practical lesson taught. Our Founder, Tara Cowles, leads you every step of the way.

  • At ARTISTS WITHIN we prioritize graduate success. Our industry contributors ensure you'll be job-ready upon course completion. We collaborate with MODE Models International, working fashion photographers, hair & makeup artists, and fashion editors to name a few.

  • Along with our pro makeup line AW03, we are proud to partner with industry brands such as MAC Cosmetics, NYX Professional Makeup, and Smashbox Cosmetics. Our students have access to exclusive events, contests, discounts, and complimentary education.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Your course is organized into easy to follow modules. A new module is released every month for a total of 4 months after signing up. Start today!

  • 1

    INTRO

    • MAKEUP ARTISTRY INTRO

    • INTRO

    • MAKEUP KITS

  • 2

    HELP

    • HOW TO USE YOUR COURSE PLAYER

    • HOW TO UPLOAD A WORKSHEET

    • HOW TO UPLOAD AN IMAGE

    • HOW TO COMBINE IMAGES INTO ONE FILE

  • 3

    MODULE #1

    • MODULE #1 INTRO

    • HYGIENE

    • PROFESSIONALISM

    • TOOLS

    • TOOLS

    • BRUSHES

    • SKIN CARE

    • WORKSHEET - SKIN TYPES

    • SKIN PREP

      FREE PREVIEW
    • SKIN CARE

      FREE PREVIEW
    • WORKSHEET - CLEANSING PATTERN

    • FOUNDATION TYPES

    • WORKSHEET - FOUNDATION TYPES

    • PRODUCTS

    • THE BASIC APPLICATION

    • THE BASIC APPLICATION

    • ASSIGNMENT - THE BASIC APPLICATION

    • UPLOAD - THE BASIC APPLICATION #1

    • UPLOAD - THE BASIC APPLICATION #2

    • ENHANCING & CORRECTING

    • HIGHLIGHT & CONTOUR

    • HIGHLIGHT AND CONTOUR

    • HIGHLIGHT & CONOUR RECAP

    • ASSIGNMENT - HIGHLIGHT & CONTOUR

    • ASSIGNMENT - HIGHLIGHT & CONTOUR SCENARIO - SQUARE SHAPE + PROTRUDING NOSE

    • COLOR THEORY

    • WORKSHEET - COLOR WHEEL PROJECT

    • CONGRATS!

  • 4

    MODULE #2

    • MODULE #2 INTRO

    • EYE CORRECTION TECHNIQUES

    • LIP CORRECTION TECHNIQUES

    • CORRECTIVE EYE & LIP TECHNIQUES

    • EYE TECHNIQUES

    • EYE TECHNIQUES ONE

    • ASSIGNMENT - SMALL SMOKEY EYES

    • UPLOAD SMALL SMOKEY EYES #1 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD SMALL SMOKEY EYES #2 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD SMALL SMOKEY EYES #3 CREAM

    • UPLOAD SMALL SMOKEY EYES #4 CREAM

    • ASSIGNMENT - LARGE SMOKEY EYES

    • UPLOAD LARGE SMOKEY EYE #1 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD LARGE SMOKEY EYE #2 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD LARGE SMOKEY EYE #3 CREAM

    • UPLOAD LARGE SMOKEY EYE #4 CREAM

    • ASSIGNMENT - SMOKEY EYE SCENARIO BLACK TIE

    • EYE TECHNIQUES 2

    • EYE TECHNIQUES 2

    • ASSIGNMENT - WINGED LINER

    • UPLOAD PENCIL ‘WINGED’ LINER #1 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD PENCIL ‘WINGED' LINER #2 PENCIL

    • UPLOAD CAKE OR CREAM ‘WINGED’ LINER #1 CREAM

    • UPLOAD CAKE OR CREAM ‘WINGED’ LINER #2 CREAM

    • ASSIGNMENT - STRIP LASHES

    • UPLOAD STRIP LASHES #1

    • UPLOAD STRIP LASHES #2

    • CONGRATS!

  • 5

    MODULE #3

    • MODULE #3 INTRO

    • ASIAN SKIN TONES & FEATURES

    • ASIAN SKIN TONES & FEATURES

    • ASIAN SKIN TONES & FEATURES Q & A

    • ASSIGNMENTS - ASIAN SKIN TONES & TECHNIQUES

    • DARK SKIN TONES

    • DARK SKIN TONES

    • ASSIGNMENTS - DARK SKIN TONES FACE CHART

    • MATURE MAKEUP

    • MATURE MAKEUP

    • MATURE MAKEUP Q & A

    • ASSIGNMENT - MATURE PRACTICAL

    • BRIDAL

    • BRIDAL

    • ASSIGNMENT - BRIDAL FACE CHART

    • ASSIGNMENT - BRIDAL PRACTICAL

    • CONGRATS!

  • 6

    MODULE #4

    • MODULE #4 INTRO

    • COSMETIC RETAILING

    • COSMETIC RETAILING

    • ASSIGNMENT - COSMETIC RETAILING FACE CHART

    • RETAIL IMAGE

    • BUSINESS EMAIL & WEBSITE

    • BUSINESS CARDS

    • SOCIAL MEDIA

    • VIRTUAL CONSULTING

    • FINAL QUIZ

    • FINAL PRACTICAL #1 - RECREATION

    • CLOSING WORDS

    • CONGRATS!

THE ARTISTS WITHIN IMPACT

Rayshel Ludwar

Artists Within Graduate

"...I learned a lot from these wonderful instructors (yes there is a lot to learn! trust me!) and all the instructors/staff are easily approachable and eager to help you perfect your techniques. I am happy to say that I was able to gain employment right out of school because of the skills I was able to showcase that I learned here at AW. I would highly recommend this school if you are looking for a successful career in any makeup path you are choosing to take!"

Kathe Lemon

Editor-In-Chief, Avenue Magazine

At Avenue magazine we have worked with Artists Within makeup artists for years on fashion and editorial photo shoots. The artists are always professional, pleasant and talented, which is why we go back to them year over year. I've also been so personally impressed with the quality of the makeup that the artists frequently used from their own AW03 collection that I started using it myself and now it's almost the only line I use.

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FAQ

  • Are you an accredited school?

    We are a government licensed school with Alberta Private Career Colleges and are fully accredited with ITEC, providing internationally recognized training. When you choose an accredited school it means that a board governs their courses, which protects your interests as a student.

  • What do I need to complete the course?

    For the best user experience, we recommend any device (mobile, tablet, desktop) and a good internet connection. A passion for makeup, of course, goes without saying! Online certificate students have the option to purchase our custom curated AW03 Pro Makeup Kits with their exclusive student discount.

  • Do I need any prior makeup knowledge?

    None! Our courses are set up to take you from novice to expert upon completion.

  • When do I gain access to the course?

    Once purchased, you gain immediate access to your course. Students can access their courses 24/7 during their enrollment period via their student dashboard.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    Students have one year of unlimited access from the date of enrollment to complete course content and receive their accreditation. Complete your course in months or take the year. Your pace, your schedule.

  • What's the difference between an Award, Certificate & Diploma?

    Awards, certificates and diplomas are levels of accreditation. A diploma is the highest accreditation offered for makeup artistry and available for our in class programs. Awards and certificates are granted for our online makeup courses. Our award and certificate courses offer a more self-study approach, where are diploma programs require more accountability and assessment from your instructor. Not sure which is right for your career aspirations? Contact us!

  • What if I'm not tech savvy and struggle with online learning??

    Our simply designed interactive course player is set up for ease of use! You can easily see your progress, modules, lessons & assignments, and what you have left to complete. All courses are set up with a creative person in mind, not a tech person! If you need assistance at any point simply email online@artistswithin.com!