Face-painting ideas

Try painting one of these fun characters with instructions from Hobbycraft. Once you've mastered the simple designs, get creative with different colours - and don't worry, as the water-based paints wash off easily.

 

butterfly face paint

Paint a butterfly

You will need

  • Smiffy's Make-Up FX Aqua Face & Body Paint, Princess Kit (includes sponge and brush)

How to do

  1. Dip brush or sponge into water and work well into the colour to create a thin paste.
  2. Add white around the eyes and across the cheeks using the sponge.
  3. Using the brush and pink colour, shape the butterfly across the face.
  4. Colour in with pink, then use the sponge to blend the pink into the white.
  5. Add purple detailing using the brush and highlight with glitter.

 

pirate face paint

 

Paint a pirate

You will need

  • Smiffy's Make-Up FX Aqua Face & Body Paint, Rainbow Kit (includes sponge and brush)

How to do

  1. Dip brush or sponge into water and work well into the colour to create a thin paste.
  2. Using the brush and white colour draw the bandana. Add black outline and detailing using the brush.
  3. Using the brush, draw on the black eye patch, moustache and beard detailing.
  4. Finish with red dots on the bandana using the brush.

 

 

 

 

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