Wonder Woman Design by Linnéa Önnerby Novak

One of the coolest superheroes is the amazon warrior and princess Diana, a.k.a Wonder Woman. You can create a great Wonder Woman design even with a short amount of time thanks to one stroke and stencils. This step by step of my Wonder Woman design is perfect to use on the job, and if you got more time you can always add shadows and more details. Hope you like it!

Step 1: First Stroke

I used a homemade one stroke for my Wonder Woman tiara with shimmering grey, gold, yellow and white but you can of course use a yellow/black or gold one stroke for this design. Start by making the first stroke over the forehead using a 3/4" angled brush with the darkest colour on the bottom. 

Step 2: Second Stroke

Make a little direction mark with your brush in the centre so the tiara will look symmetrical. Paint the second stroke from one side, down to the centre, up again and finish on the other side.

Step 3: Top Part of the Tiara

Twist the brush and paint the little centerpiece in the middle with the darkest part of the brush pointed up. 

Step 4: Black and White

Outline the tiara and paint some thin lines using a #1 round brush and waxy black. Add some highlights with a #1 round brush and waxy white, and paint a big starburst in the middle. Put a gemstone in the middle if you want.

Step 5: Final Touches

For the final touches, use a petal shaped sponge and shimmering blue for eye shadows and paint some white around it. Paint some black eyelashes from the outer corner of the eyes. Use a finger-sponge and a star stencil to add that old school comic book Wonder Woman look. Outlining the stars is optional. Add some red lipstick.

If you got time left and want to do something extra, you can always add some arm paintings as well, it will look very cool. Use the same one stroke and fill in the middle part with a sponge, gold and yellow paints. Add a big red star on top and outline the design with black and finish it off with white highlights. 

Products Used:

Home made one stroke (sub: Sillyfarm Arty Cake Pineapple Yellow)
FAB/Superstar Yellow (for arms)

FAB/Superstar Gold (for arms)
FAB/Superstar Carmine Red (for stars and lips)
FAB/Superstar Ziva Blue (for eyes)
Diamond FX Black
Diamond FX White

Tools Used:

3/4" Angled Brush (check out Marcela Bustamantes angled ones)
Loew Cornell 795 Round #1
Finger sponge
Petal shaped sponge
Star stencil little (I used one from Graffiti Madness, but of course you can use any star stencil)
Star stencil big (for arms, I used the base from a two-star-stencil because of the bigger size. I got one from Bling and Things, but you can of course use a big one from BAM, POP or Diva).


Linnéa lives in the south part of Sweden with her husband and two children. Linnéa has a facepainting company in Sweden called Linnéas AnsiktsmålningShe started to facepaint in 2016, and she is now a certified facepainter with honour from Olga Murasev´s International Face Painting School. You might have seen her in different facepainting forums, pages and in magazines such as QMagazine and Wet Paint Magazine.

Linnéa really loves everything about this industry, and she likes to challenge herself and keep on growing as an artist and as a instructor.

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