We are super excited to announce that the amazing Margi Kanter will be at The Face Painting Shop training studio to teach her unique style of face painting on Sunday 13th October 2013.
Class Description- In this 6 hour workshop Margi will break down the basic cartooning
concepts for her amazing Nose art-imation. This class will include 6 hours of brush
technique and cartoon building.
Margi will go over the products and brushes she uses to create her colorful masterpieces.
She will build the characters from the inside out creating levels of paint that work together
so that your creations are clean, bold, and functional.
We will teach a segment on different eyes and face shapes to show different emotions.
Margi will break down the cartoons into shapes and help you to figure out proper
placement for each design for the most animation.Margi will teach you different ways to
shape hands and feet from basic to more complicated.
Margi will incorporate demonstration and practice techniques for each individual part of
the cartoon from mouth expressions to hand and foot design.
She will teach outlining techniques and demonstrate easy ways to highlight your
After we work out the concepts we will begin building a basic penguin and create straight
on as well as side facing designs. Margi will dabble in her silly one eyed designs and
show you how to create images that are simplistic masterpieces of which will open your
mind to create your own designs.
The final part of class will open your mind and allow you to work on creating your own
designs and placement. A group discussion on each individual design will show just
how much you learned. . To share... is to learn.
To book on this work shop please click here
Work on our new retail shop is well under way, and painting walls is so so boring...so we have had more than enough time to think of a few new ideas, the first being - we love blogs! but find that us face and body painters don't really blog much, this needs to change, blogging is a great way of getting your business out there. So we want all you face and body painters to start blogging, we want you to send us a link to your blog so we can read it on a regular basis and on the 1st of December 2013 we will be giving an award (a real trophy) to the best blogger in the industry.
Its FREE to set up a blog, there are many sites that you can use including Blogger.com and Tumbler
Come on you lot, the make up artists of this world put us face painters to shame on the blogging front, start blogging about what we do best.....creating amazing art
Share your blogs on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Face-Painting-Shop/275768715777599?ref=hl
We were overwhelmed by the number of entries to our logo competition.
The competition was a real big ask as our logo is not a simple design, but the face and body painters excelled.
The reults are :
1st Place - Miss Kate Monroe
Special Mentions to :
And last by no means least Mrs KJ
Well done to everyone that took part in the competition
We are still recovering from the fab weekend that was Paintopia!
Jennie Roberts and her team put on a fantastic festival which face and body painters from far and wide attended, held in the stunning grounds of Dunston Hall. The weekend was full of fun, si fi madness and laughs.
With competitions and workshops from Pashur and Jay Bautista, there was some thing for everyone.
We had the honnor of being sponsers of the Professors Apprentice competition that was won by Professor - Lorraine Taylor &
Apprentice - Alison Bessant
We are so happy to have Sillyfarm's Brush Bath back in stock again.
This bottle of loveliness is every face and body painters dream. Add a few drops to your water before you start to paint, it keeps your water sterile and also looks after your brushes at the same time.
Specially formulated by Sillyfarm's Heather for face painters, its a kit must have.
Brush shaper is now available in the UK.
This must have pot of genius liquid keeps your favourite brushes looking as new.
Just dip your cleaned brush in the liquid , mold your brush back to its original shape and leave to dry.
The next time you come to use your brushes they will be as new.
A must have for any face and body painting artist that is obsessed with their brushes ( that's all of us then )
The new superstar brush range has arrived.
The new range consists of 6 round synthetic brushes, in sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12.
All in the traditional Superstar blue.
We are super excited to announce that we are now stocking Riffat Fresh Henna cones.
They are avaible in Lavender and Cajeput and are just £2.50 per cone.