May Instagram Winner: Miiu - Dragon Theme

Congratulations to our May Instagram winner, Miiu! For the month of May, the theme was "Dragon" and Miiu was the lucky winner of a $50 gift certificate to We hope you've treated yourself to some new paints!
To get to know our contests winners a little bit better, we've asked them a series of questions.

Miiu Q&A

1. How long have you been face painting for?
"I've been face painting for 5 years, not specifically face painting, I've been doing SFX makeup for all the time."

2. What inspired you to start face painting?
"I love skulls, the first time I did facepaint, it  was a skull." 

3. Do you have a favorite brand that you always use?
"Not really, sometimes I use Kryolan or Snazaroo."
4. Do you face paint professionally or as a hobby?
"I do it as a hobby."
5. Did you study in school or are you a self taught artist?
"I'm a self taught artist :) "

6. What is your favorite design to face paint?
"I love Zack Dunn's artworks, I've tried to remake his paints into facepaint. It's my favorite."

7. Have you won any awards/competitions? If so, please share with us :)
I've only won 2 times, one from a local competition then second time from"

8. What is your favorite design that you've ever painted? (please share pic if possible)

9. Do you have website/social media account you'd like to share? 
10. Anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself? (a little introductory, fun facts, etc...)
"Hello, my name is Miiu. I'm self taught sfx makeup artist. If you want to know
more about my artworks, follow my Instagram @fairygoremother_fx"