This video demonstrates how to face paint a dragon cheek art design:
General Tips: Apply the lighter face paint colors before starting on the darker colors.
How to Use a Face Paint Brush: To load face paint on the brush: dip the brush into a bowl of water and mix it into the face paint to pick up the face paint. Apply the face paint brush in smooth even strokes.
How to Use a Face Paint Sponge: To load face paint onto the sponge: add water to the face paint sponge and dip into the face paint. Make sure that the face paint has a creamy consistency. Remember to try to use the minimum amount of water. First smear the face paint on then dab the face paint with the sponge to get an even opaque coverage.
Step 1: Use a medium brush with white face paint and draw the body, head, tail and wings of the dragon on the cheek.
Step 2: Using dark green face paint and medium brush color in the body of the dragon except the belly and the wings. With light green face paint, fill in the belly and wings of the dragon. With a small brush, make flames with red face paint and add orange face paint on top of the flames.
Step 3: With a small brush and black face paint, add eyes and lines on the belly and dots on the body. Also outline the inside of the wing. With a small brush and white face paint, highlight the lines on the belly and wing. Add green glitter for effect.
To Remove Face Paint: Remove the face paint with mild soap and water with a washcloth, baby wipe or paper towel. Remember to keep the face paint out of the eyes.
To Store Your Face Paint: Store the face paint with the lid closed. The face paint should last 18 months after 1st opening.