Facepaint Blog — How To

How to Prevent Stains on Skin by Marina

Posted by Marina Krmek on

  • Tags: Basics, How To, Marina Krmek, Techniques, Trade Tips, Tutorials
  • In this quick tutorial, face paint artist Marina, shows us how to remove tough face paint stains, and it's actually easier than you'd think!

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    How to Use Stencils Video Guide by Athena Zhe

    Posted by FP Admin on

  • Tags: Athena Zhe, Basics, How To, Stencils, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • Athena Zhe shows us how easy it is to use a stencil to make your face paint designs even better. This is how I use my stencil! First, I lay down the base, and then I use stencils for texture. So I load up my sponge, making sure the sponge is not too wet, otherwise you can mess up the design. Then you're going to lay your stencil down over the base, and in this case it's scale for a mermaid tail, and then you apply the sponge right over the stencil, tamping it down. When you remove your stencil,...

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    How to Paint Tiger Stripes Video by Athena Zhe

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  • Tags: Animals, Athena Zhe, Cat, Designs, How To, Kids, Tiger, Tutorials, Videos
  • Tiger designs is a quick favorite when it comes to face painting. It's easy, versatile, and looks good when done properly. Learn how to paint tiger stripes with Athena Zhe.

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    Repotting Face Paint Video Tutorial by Athena Zhe

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  • Replenishing your face paints after a busy day face painting in an event or party is essential. you must know how to properly prepare and maintain your supplies. One of the most basic is knowing how to repot your face paints.

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    Video on How to Cut Kit Clutter

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • 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

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • 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: High Speed Strategies for Face Painting

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • 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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    Video on How to Remove Face Paint

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • One of the most frequently asked questions by moms and dads whose children are being face painted for the first time is how to remove face paint.

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    Art of Face Painting - How to Do Teardrops Video Tutorial by Shelley Wapniak

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  • Tags: Basics, Black & White, Designs, Easy Designs, How To, Shelley Wapniak, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • In this video tutorial, Shelley Wapniak shows us how to face paint tear drops, which are essential to the basics of face painting and any design!

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    Face Painting Personal Trainer: Making The Most of a Convention

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, How To, Tales From The Trade, Trade Tips
  • Rosa Cline and I by one of the whimsical balloon frames created during the convention. Going to a face and body art convention is a little like going grocery shopping. You get a carload of groceries which can be a bit overwhelming to unload and find places for once you get home to your kitchen. Little by little, you begin to store away and make use of those wonderful ingredients and seasonings you brought home as you create fabulous new dishes. (Or at least you hope they're fabulous.) The Crown Plaza Hotel, location for the 2016 St. Louis FPBA convention. I recently attended the St. Louis...

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    Video: The Ultimate White Face Paint Guide

    Posted by Manuela Cason on

  • Tags: Basics, Best Face Paint, How To, Product Reviews, Techniques, Videos
  • Not every white seems to be perfect for every job. Some are good for line work others are better for blending - let's find out what is the best white for you!

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    How To Do Double Dip Petals - Video by Kellie Burrus

    Posted by Kellie Burrus on

  • Tags: Basics, Flower, How To, Kellie Burrus, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • Here's another basic that everyone needs to know when it comes to face painting flowers and plants - the double dip technique! 

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