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  • Should you take an online face painting course, study in a classroom, or just teach yourself? Chances are there’s not just one simple answer for every aspiring face painter.

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    How to Get Your First Face Painting Gig

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  • So you want to be a professional face painter? Making upwards of one hundred dollars an hour may sound like a great way to supplement your income or save for that vacation-of-a-lifetime. You’ve been practicing on yourself, maybe your kids too, and you’re feeling pretty confident that you’re ready to get paid to face paint. Now if you could only get that first face painting job!

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    10 Steps to Face Painting Faster

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  • With the following tips you can face paint faster while keeping your cool. As much as face painting is about style, talent, and creativity, it’s also about speed. As a professional face painter you’re expected to paint a certain number of faces within an hour. 

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    How to Market Your Face Painting Business

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  • Marketing advice may seem abstract and difficult to tailor specifically to your face painting business. So in this post I’ll take some common marketing ideas and give you examples of how you can use them to add a few more gigs to your weekend or possibly even double or triple your bookings over time.

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    Top 10 Sites To Learn Face Painting

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  • We’ve combed the internet to find you the top ten sites to learn face painting. Whether you’re just starting out as a professional face painter or you’re dressing up your kids for Halloween, these sites will give you the very best tips, tricks, and tutorials for basic face painting. 

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    How to Become a Professional Face Painter

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  • So how do you get started as a professional face painter? That’s a question I’m asked often at events.

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    Video: Shading Techniques by Athena Zhe

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  • Athena Zhe shows how to add depth to your face paint designs using shadows! Follow along to the video to learn how!

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    Video: How To Keep Your Face Paint Kit Hygienic by Kellie

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  • An excellent face painter should know how to keep their kits hygienic. If you're planning to be one, Kellie Burrus will be sharing her tips on how to keep them clean!

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    Video: How to Clean your Iwata Revolution Airbrush

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  • 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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    Video: How to Paint Laces by Athena Zhe

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  • Athena Zhe is back with us with another awesome body paint design! This time, she will be showing you how to paint laces and a corset in general!

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    Sponging Techniques Video by Athena Zhe

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  • Athena Zhe shows her face paint sponging technique, including paint loading, using a spray bottle and blending.

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    Brush and Sponge Video Tutorial by Kellie

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  • Kellie Burrus demonstrates face painting brushes and sponges. She shows some of the different types available, and how to get different effects using different tools.

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