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How to Grow as an Artist

Posted by Christen Gomez on

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  • If you are a face painter, then chances are that you love being creative. Most people don’t realize that face painters are artists with some amazing artistic abilities! 

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    Art Of War For Face Painters: Keep An Eye On My Child

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Beth Mackinney shows you exactly what to do and say when parents leave their children unattended at large events!

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Encountering Craft Paints

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Here's what you should do when you encounter craft paints at a face painting event, according to professional face painter Beth MacKinney.

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: When Checks go Bad

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Professional face painter Beth MacKinney gives us some tips and tricks on how to deal with bad checks!

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    The Art of War For Face Painters: What Should You Charge?

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • You may prefer an hourly rate or a per child rate for events, but either way, you’ll have to take a number of factors into consideration before you come to a final amount. 

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Neutralizing Rude Kids

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Beth MacKinney takes us through the do's and dont's of neutralizing rude kids at a face painting event!

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Pets and Loss Prevention

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Beth MacKinney discusses what you should do if you're face painting at an event and someone brings a pet you're not comfortable with!

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Taking a Break in the Middle

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Professional face paint Beth MacKinney takes us through the issues you may face at a face painting party or event and how to deal with it.

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Sharing the Chair

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • Professional face painter Beth MacKinney takes us through the very frustrating situation of what do to when a face painter sits in your chair.

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Paints are Provided

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • You always supply your own face paints and equipment when you work, but this year an organization you’ve donated your face painting service to in the past has declared they want to supply the materials you use for their event.

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    The Art of War for Face Painters: Don’t Miss Your Gigs

    Posted by Beth MacKinney on

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  • You’re in the middle of the most hectic season of the year as a face painter, and while you’re thrilled to have a busy calendar, you can’t escape the nagging feeling that you’ve forgotten something important.

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    The Art of Face Painting

    Posted by Russ Kennedy on

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  • As a  face painter do you consider yourself an artist? We have tattoo artists producing colorful murals on human skin, professionals in the makeup industry can transform a [..]

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