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COVID-19/Coronavirus Face Painting Safety and Hygiene

Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Beth MacKinney, Safety, Tips, Trade Tips
  • The Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the entire world, so what you can do to keep your face painting business safe and hygienic?

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    What Do I Need To Get Started as a Pro? 10 Tips Every Professional Face Painter Should Know!

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

  • Tags: Basics, Beth MacKinney, Professionals, Tips, Trade Tips
  • If you're looking to become a professional face painter, look no further than this comprehensive article where you'll learn exactly what you need to become a pro in the face painting industry.

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    12 Face Painting Tips and Tricks for Beginners

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, Beginners, How To, Tips, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • In this post, we'll take an in-depth look at 12 of the best and most important face painting tips and tricks for beginners! Armed with these tips and tricks, you can be on your way to better face painting!

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    Face Painting for Beginners: What Do I Need To Get Started Face Painting?

    Posted by FP Admin on

  • Tags: Basics, Beginners, Beth MacKinney, How To, Tips, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • Are you a beginner looking to learn how to face paint? This guide is an introduction to everything you need to get started face painting from face paints, brushes, face paint kits, and everything in between.

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    Best Face Paint Product Launches of 2019

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, New Products, Product Reviews, Products, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • Here’s a list of some of the best face painting launches in 2019. If you haven’t already tried out a few of these, be sure to ring in the New Year with a fun shopping haul.

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    All About Online Face Painting Groups & Communities

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, How To, Trade Tips, Tutorials, Vanessa Tsumura, Videos
  • 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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    Ultimate Gift Guide for Face Painters

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, Birthday, Christmas, Holidays & Seasons, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • ’Tis the season for gift-giving. If you have a face painter in your life you’ll want to read our favorite gifts for the 2019 season. Or maybe you're a face painter looking to send a not-so-subtle hint to someone in the form of a convenient link? Well here it is!

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    How to Get Your First Face Painting Gig

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, How To, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • 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

    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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    Webinar: How to Face Paint Cartoon Characters With Beth Mackinney

    Posted by FP Admin on

  • 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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    One Strokes vs. Split Cakes: What’s the Difference?

    Posted by Vanessa Tsumura on

  • Tags: Basics, One Stroke, Split Cake, Trade Tips, Vanessa Tsumura
  • If you haven’t already experimented with split cakes or one stroke face paints, you’re probably at least curious about how to use them. And what’s the difference between a split cake and a one stroke anyway?

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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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