Facepaint Blog — Equipment

Video: How to Clean your Iwata Revolution Airbrush

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  • Tags: Airbrush, Athena Zhe, Equipment, How To, Safety, Videos
  • Are you a fan of airbrushing? Airbrushing has been a big part of face and body art in recent years. With the proliferation of airbrush machines and dozens of brands offering airbrush paints, no wonder it became a big industry in its own.

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    Cameleon Baseline Colors Video Demo by Artist Ashlie Alvey

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  • Tags: Ashlie Alvey, Cameleon, Equipment, Product Reviews, Videos
  • Now you can watch as Ashlie quickly demos twelve of the Cameleon Baseline colors right in front of your color-lovin' eyes! 

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    Video: Face Paint Equipment for the Halloween Mom

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Adult, Basics, Beth MacKinney, Equipment, Halloween, Videos
  • The Halloween mom generally wants to create some fun, simple designs for her children to complement their costume. Below is a list of basic supplies you'll need to do some basic face painting, depending on the designs you choose for your children. 

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    Video: How to Organize Your Airbrush Stencils

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  • Tags: Airbrush, Basics, Equipment, How To, Videos
  • I chose a binder system because I didn't like using file folders for my airbrush stencils. In a folder, the stencils tended to get caught on one another, and I still had to shuffle through them to find what I needed.

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    Video: How to Organize Your Glitter Tattoo Stencils

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Equipment, How To, Stencils, Tattoos, videos
  • When you're at an event, setting up a system for speed and efficiency will help you make the most of your time with your clients. It also displays your attention to excellence, because nothing looks less professional than haphazardly rifling through a table of supplies while on the job.

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    Video: How to Clean Brushes

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  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Cleaning, Equipment, How To, Safety, Techniques, videos
  • When artists aren't subject to external regulations for cleaning our brushes, it's extra important that they self-regulate to make sure their brushes and equipment is clean and hygienic during and after events.

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    Video: How To Set Up For An Event

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Equipment, How To, Videos
  • If you're new to face painting, it's important to think through your set up before you get to an event. This video will help you consider what equipment you'll need as well as how you should position yourself to keep children from accidentally getting into your equipment.

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    Choosing Basic Brushes For Face Painting

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Basics, Beginners, Beth MacKinney, Equipment, How To, Techniques, Tips
  • One equipment choice new face painters must make is which brushes they will need, not only in brand, but also in type of brush

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    Becoming a Successful Bling Cluster Designer - Part 1

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Bling, Equipment, How To, Techniques
  • There have been many great ideas which make face painting either easier to do or more visually effective, but one of the hottest new innovations embraced by the world of [..]

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    Gearing Up For The New Year!

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  • Tags: Equipment, Product Reviews
  • The time of year which is full of family gatherings and parties for us to enjoy can also be a busy time for a face painter. 

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    Keep it Together

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  • Tags: Equipment, Product Reviews, Russ Kennedy
  • We’ve mentioned in past articles about looking professional, and one way to do so is have your supplies kept in a professional looking manner. 

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    Tools of the Trade

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  • Tags: Equipment, Product Reviews, Russ Kennedy, Trade Tips
  • Professional grade face paints will deliver the best results in colors and pigments for your work; however using a cheap brush can stifle your attempts at a great design, leaving your client with a less than desirable opinion of you as an artist.

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