This video demonstrates how to face paint a mouse 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. Outline a mouse head and body on the cheek but don't fill in the mouse ears.
Step 2: Take a medium brush and grey face paint and fill in the sides of the body, top of the mouse head, around the ears and the arms, legs leaving the body white. Using a small brush and white face paint in the remaining part, like the tummy, and add white eyes.
Step 3: Take pink face paint and a small brush and add pink to the ears and add pink dots on the eyes. Use black face paint to add whiskers and dots around the whiskers. Use the fine brush and black to outline the body. Add opal sparkles.
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.