Circus Elephant Face Paint Video by Linnéa Önnerby Novak

An elephant can be a but tricky to paint because of the long trunk. I knew I wanted to involve my own nose in the design, and then I found some inspirational pics on Pinterest where the trunk went around the nose and over the upper lip. I found it so clever that I wanted to try it myself! In this video I will show you how to do a ordinary elephant and a more feminine elephant with a bit more circus touch. I used one stroke technique as a base and finished it off with some sponge work and linework. 

I hope you like the video! Happy painting!


Products used:

FAB/Superstar "Ivory" (sub. TAG "Beige")

Cameleon "Swan" (sub. TAG "Magpie")

Global Colours "Grey"

FAB/Superstar "Silver Shimmer"

FAB/Superstar "Cotton Candy Shimmer"

Diamond FX "White"

Diamond FX "Black"

Iridescent Glitter

Tools used:

5/8" Angle Brush

Loew Cornell 795 Round #2, #4

Cameleon Blending Brush

Always Wicked Petal Sponge

Circus Elephant


Linnéa lives in the south part of Sweden with her husband and two children.
Linnéa has a small facepainting company in Sweden called Linnéas Ansiktsmålning.
She started to facepaint in 2016, and she is now a certified facepainter from Olga Murasev´s International Face Painting School.
You might have seen her in different facepainting forums or in magazines such as QMagazine and Wet Paint Magazine.
Linnéa really loves everything about this industry, and she likes to challenge herself and keep on growing as an artist.

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