Video Companion to the Ultimate Black Guide


Every artist has his or her favorite blacks to use on the job, but if you're new to face painting, the options can be overwhelming. How do you choose which one is best for you?

To help you, we now have the Ultimate Black Guide by artist Manuela Cason and this companion video so you can see demonstrations of black face paint being applied with a sponge, flat brush, and round brush. 

Brands of black face paint used in the video guide in order of appearance:

1 - Paradise by Mehron
2 - Kryolan
3 - Diamond FX
4 - FAB by SillyFarm
5 - Mikim AQ
6 - Ruby Red
7 - Wolfe
8 - Graftobian
9 - Global
10 - Snazaroo
11 - Kryvaline creamy
12 - Kryvaline essential
13 - TAG
14 - Cameleon
15 - PartyXplosion

Beth MacKinney is the owner of and primary face painter for Face Paint Pizzazz in Elgin, Illinois, and her artwork has appeared in The Colored Palette and SkinMarkz magazines. She services the western and northwestern Chicago suburbs, Chicago’s north side, and the eastern and southeastern suburbs of Rockford. Stop by to enjoy more of Beth’s face painting tutorials.