How to Face Paint an Angel


    Angel Final

    Here is an Angel who is playing a musical horn in the winter sky. Angels are always fun to design. You can paint them many ways.  Below is directions on how to paint this Angel.


    Medium #4 Round Brush
    Small Round #1 (1/16″) Brush
    High Density Hydra Foam Sponge
    paper towels or cloth

    water container
    (optional) Fine Mist Spray bottle with water
    optional) Baby wipes

    Colors used in this picture:

    White Face Paint
    Yellow Face Paint
    Silver Face Paint
    Diamond FX Face Paints – Metallic Copper
    Light Blue Face Paint
    TAG Face Paints – Pearl Blush


    1. Using the hydra sponge cut in half, and both silver and light blue, add the background where you want the design to go. Use the sponge to blend together.
    angel 1

    2.Using the white and a small round brush, paint a light outline of the angel. Start with the head, arms and dress.

    angel 2

    3. Next fill in the head and hand with the metallic blush paint. Then paint the hair, starting over the head and adding a braid down the back.  Use the metallic copper to fill in the horn.

    angel 3


    4. Continue to fill in, using light blue for the dress. Use teardrop brush stokes to fill in the wings. Add a halo.

    angel 4

    5. Using the metallic silver, outline the angel then add dots, and star bursts.

    angel 5


    6. Finally, using a dark blue and the small round brush, add more outline to the design. Add swirls coming from the horn.

    Angel Final

    Thank you for reading! Please comment below!