"Halloween Half Skull"
A classic skull that works perfect for all kids, and not just for Halloween! It can be done very quickly but still gives the child that wow factor.
Step 1: Base.
Cover half face with a glycerin based white paint, like FAB/Superstar, and a half moon sponge. Use the other side of the sponge for the black. Use a glycerin based paint here as well to make it easier to blend.
Step 2: Linework.
Use a #3 round brush and create the teeth and make the shape of the eye, nose and cheek better and add some lines from the eye and up.
Step 3: Blending and teeths.
Take your dry blending brush and moisture it slightly with a wet wipe. Start blending the lines, eyes and nose. Blend the cheek, and pay attention to the little line I painted just on top of the hole. Paint a little line around the eye with your blending brush. Fill in the teeths with waxy white and a #3 round brush. Blend the teeths in the same direction as the pointy end. A little tip; if you want a more pirate look you can paint one teeth with gold paint and just add a bandana.
Step 4: Highlights, cracks and blood.
Add some cracks using a #1 round brush and FAB/Superstar "Black". Put some highlights on the "brow" and at the cheek using waxy white from Diamond FX and a #3 round brush. Take some red colour and make the consistency a bit more watery and paint on the middle of the face with a #3 round brush and make it look messy with your finger. Use a business card to spray the blood with the brush for a bloody finish.
And your half skull is done! Happy painting!
FAB/Superstar "Rusty" (sub "Rage")
Hi! My name is Linnéa and I live in the south part of Sweden with my husband and two children.
I started to face paint in 2016, and I am now a certified face painter from Olga Murasev´s International Face Painting School.