Facepaint Blog — Techniques

10 Steps to Face Painting Faster

Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, How To, Techniques, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • 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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    Face Painting Basics - 10 Things You Need to Know

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, Techniques, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • In this post we’ll talk about the basics of face painting so you can get started painting faces with confidence! This is a brief overview of what you’ll need to know to get started. 

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    Face Painting Safety

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, Safety, Techniques, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • Are your face paints safe? Whether you’re a mom who likes to get creative with your kids or a professional face painter, safety should always be a top concern. Here are some answers to your most commonly asked questions about face paint safety.

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    Video: Shading Techniques by Athena Zhe

    Posted by FP Admin on

  • Tags: Athena Zhe, Basics, How To, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • 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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    Sponging Techniques Video by Athena Zhe

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  • Tags: Athena Zhe, Basics, How To, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • 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

    Posted by Kellie Burrus on

  • Tags: Basics, How To, Kellie Burrus, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • 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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    Art of Face Painting Video - How to do Lines

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  • Tags: Basics, How To, Shelley Wapniak, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • Shelley and Jessica show you some of the basics on how to do line with face paint. Learn from the pros!

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    Video: 5 Tips for Faster Face Painting from Andrea Colletti

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  • Tags: Andrea Colletti, Basics, How To, Techniques, Trade Tips, Tutorials, Videos
  • One aspect that all face painters need to learn is how to paint faces for a long queue of anxious customers. So, it is important that a face paint artist is able to work fast while still maintaining quality. 

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    Tips for Faster Face Painting by Marina

    Posted by Marina Krmek on

  • Tags: Basics, Designs, Easy Designs, How To, Marina Krmek, One Stroke, Techniques, Tutorials
  • In this tutorial, I will show you tips for faster face painting, so you can get through those long lines quickly! Using the right split cakes and brushes can make all the difference when you're pressed for time!

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    Rose Painting Techniques Video by Kellie Burrus

    Posted by Kellie Burrus on

  • Tags: Basics, Easy Designs, Flower, How To, Kellie Burrus, Techniques, Videos
  • One of the most requested flowers is the rose. It might look very complicated at first but after you've learned the basics and the technique, you'll be able to paint roses with ease and confidence. 

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    How to Create Your Own Split Cakes Video by Athena Zhe

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  • Tags: Athena Zhe, Basics, How To, Split Cake, Techniques, Trade Tips, Tutorials, Videos
  • All you need is your favorite face paints and a butter knife! Let Athena Zhe show you the trick on creating your own split cakes. 

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    How to Use Split Cakes Video by Athena Zhe

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  • Tags: Athena Zhe, Basics, How To, Split Cake, Techniques, Tutorials, Videos
  • Athena Zhe has some tips and guides on using split cakes. Learn how to use split cakes using sponges and brushes in this easy to follow video tutorial!

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