Facepaint Blog — Beth MacKinney

Webinar: How to Face Paint Cartoon Characters With Beth Mackinney

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Cartoons, Trade Tips, Tutorials, Videos, Webinars
  • Watch this video, as professional face paint artist Beth Mackinney, shows us a tutorial on how to face paint cartoon characters! Easy, step-by-step instructions perfect for beginners and all face painters alike!

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    Kraze FX Split Cake Review by Beth MacKinney

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Kraze FX, Product Reviews, Split Cake, Videos
  • Everyone loves the versatility and ease of split cakes, and the new Kraze FX split cakes absolutely deliver in terms of brilliance of color, ease of use, durability, and comfort.

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    Royal's Moda Pro Sculpt BMX-245 Brush Video Review by Beth MacKinney

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  • Tags: Beth MacKinney, Product Reviews, Videos
  • What if there was a brush which you could use instead of sponges which used less product and put down a beautiful, smooth application of face paint? Would you give it a try? The answer is that most of us would, and it turns out that such a brush does exist.

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    How to Glitter When Using Powders

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Glitter, How To, Techniques
  • Summer has arrived in Chicago with a vengeance, and it's HOT outside. Really hot. We don't usually get a run of weather in the 90s (which feel like the 100s) in May. But like it or not, if you're a face painter, you know exactly what king of heat means—your beautiful artwork, after being remoisten with perspiration, will be in danger of serious smearing.

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    Avengers Infinity War inspired Face Paint Design: Nebula

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  • Tags: Avengers, Beth MacKinney, Characters, Mask, Nebula, Superheroes
  • Infinity War is out, and I won't give you any spoilers. Let's just say that even getting there 30 minutes ahead of the showing we were able to get tickets for, we barely managed to get three seats together. This epic superhero movie is popular, and since it contains many favorite superheroes, it's likely you'll be painting a whole lot of superhero-inspired designs in the months to come. 

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    Video Companion to the Ultimate Black Guide

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  • Tags: Best Face Paint, Beth MacKinney, Cameleon, Diamond FX, FAB paint, Global Body Art, Graftobian, Kryolan, Kryvaline, Mehron, PartyXplosion, Product Reviews, Ruby Red, Silly Farm, TAG, Techniques, Videos, Wolfe FX
  • Every artist has his or her favorite blacks to use on the job, but if you're new to face painting, the options can be overwhelming. How do you choose which one is best for you?

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    Big Nose Buddies Christmas Series: Rudolph

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  • Tags: Animals, Beth MacKinney, Characters, Christmas, Designs, Kids, Mask, Reindeer
  • The Christmas series of Big Nose Buddies would be incomplete without a Rudolph design, because when it comes to Rudolph, it's all about the nose. 

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    Video on How to Cut Kit Clutter

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, How To, Videos
  • If clutter has become a problem for you, check out this video with two strategies for keeping kit clutter under control.

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    Video by Beth MacKinney for Creating a Stencil Palette for Airbrushing

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  • Tags: Airbrush, Basics, Beth MacKinney, How To, Stencils, Trade Tips
  • In order to keep your stencils safe while you're using them in an outdoor venue, it's helpful to create a stencil palette, which also allows you to work more quickly.

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    Video on Color Theory Basics by Beth MacKinney

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Videos
  • If you haven't had any training in color theory, you may be choosing your colors intuitively based on what appeals to your eye. 

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    Big Nose Buddies Ocean Series: The Swashbuckling Pirate

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  • Tags: Beth MacKinney, Characters, Designs, Kids, Mask, Pirate
  • Avast, ye landlubbers! What would an ocean series be without a pirate clenching a dagger between his teeth as he sets off for the high seas. This jaunty pirate will help you prepare to weigh anchor and get under way at your pirate or adventure parties. 

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    Video: High Speed Strategies for Face Painting

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, How To, Techniques, Videos
  • It's important to have the tools available which will allow you to produce the highest amount of designs possible while maintaining your quality. Large split cakes, small split cakes (one-strokes / arty-cakes), stencils, and a severely limited menu will be some of the most important weapons your arsenal which allow you to do your best under high pressure. 

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