It’s been a while! I’ve been busy busy painting things that don’t wash off and shifting my focus to teaching face painting.
Training ladies to face paint is something I love doing! We work on a 1-2-1 basis from my home in Clarendon Park, Leicester and concentrate mainly on brush technique and one stroke painting. In my sessions we cover tear drops, double dipping, tiger stripes, one stroke flowers and princess crowns, butterflies, tigers, spiderman, hulk etc etc I can tailor my sessions to what my client is looking to learn.
Client learning ‘double dipping’ for the first time!
There’s nothing more heart-warming than seeing someone who has never really painted before suddenly be able to produce a one stroke flower and perfect tear drops!
Demo faces by me on FAB wipeable boards + homemade one strokes!
Clients leave the session feeling more confident and more inspired. I always take photos during the classes of our work and email these afterwards, along with a list of suggested kit items and recommended brands.
Demo one stroke flowers on my arm
We focus lots on pretty girly designs but have plenty of time for boys designs too!
Tribal design mirrored
Example skeleton pirate face
If you’re interested in my 1-2-1 face painting training sessions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! Happy to answer all your questions and queries. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having spent the last couple of months painting mandalas on vinyl records, I’ve been inspired to introduce this style into my face painting doodles. I tend to paint my arms and legs when I’m at an event and it’s reeeeeally quiet! Here’s an arm and a leg I painted recently.
I used the same colour combination on both designs as I just love this contrast! (Need to try with a different combo next time!) These are homemade one strokes with all TAG colours except Cameleon Bollywood pink.
Black, Purple, Bollywood pink, White and Teal, Light Green, White
Last Saturday I had a marathon face painting session at the University of Leicester, who were holding a fun day for the families of the Psychology and Medical Science departments. I painted for 5 hours non-stop & managed only a couple of photos, my favourite being this little cutie!
Her lovely mum also sent me the photo below, which I absolutely adore! Love our smiles and love my jaunty banner put up for me by the friendliest, most accommodating event managers I’ve encountered 😁
Such a lovely day, albeit incredibly busy, and the only food I ate for 5 hrs was some freshly made popcorn donated to me by one of the mums! Really lovely people all round, and really grateful to all the mums who kept telling their children to “stand back & give the lady some space” without any prompting from me!😍💜🌈
Last week on a very very wet day in Whetstone, Leicester I painted at a big bank holiday pub event, alongside magicians, animals, bouncy castles and live music! The relentless rain did not deter the crowds and I was non-stop for 5 hrs, one of the busiest face painting events I’ve ever done! I managed to take a couple of photographs before it got manic, and I was sent the photos of me painting and me with the little rainbow girl by her lovely mum!
Face painting in progress! After applying the rainbow base I work around the driest areas first with white tear drops, creating a butterfly shape.
Voila! The finished face and a happy customer 🙂
Below are 2 more little cuties – a butterfly using TAG unicorn colour combo, and an Elsa-inspired design – both using one stroke. I just love these colours and their smiles!