How to Face Paint a Cupcake

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Who can’t resist a sweet cupcake?


Medium #4 Round Brush

Colors used in this picture:

Diamond FX Essential Black
Diamond FX Essential White
Tag Body Art Orange 
Tag Body Art Rose
Tag Body Art Light Green
Wolfe Face Paints Red


1. Start by painting a square shape for the base of your cupcake. You can use white or pink, it doesn’t matter.

cupcake one

2. Next Using the rose face paint, create circular brushstrokes for the icing. Overlap the colors allowing some of the white to blend in slightly.

cupcake two

3. Add some sprinkles to the cupcake by adding dots and dashes of orange and green face paint.

4. Finally, add the cherry to the top! Outline the cherry, and the outside of the cupcake. Add black lines coming up from the bottom to make the cupcake ruffles.

cupcake final