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Kit Essentials.. Brushes by Mazz Loxton
Created: 20/09/2018Comments: 1
When I first started thinking about writing a post about my kit essentials, I was going to do the whole lot in one. I then realised that actually there’s too much to say to cover all my kit essentials in one post, so I’ve decided to break it down into various categories, and this week, I’m going to talk about brushes. Good brushes can make a huge different to your work, and..
Working Smarter, Joni Nettleship
Created: 19/09/2018Comments: 1
I’m like you, a working face painter who spends Saturdays in noisy halls painting Spiderman and unicorns on sweaty, overexcited children. We love our work but sometimes it can be tricky; at busy birthday parties speed is of the essence, especially if the children are quite young. This week’s blog post is about face painting on the job and how your kit can help you speed up while maintaining..
My One Stroke Collection, Kathryn Craig
Created: 18/09/2018Comments: 1
Hi everyone, and thank you for coming back to read my second blog post! This week, I am going to introduce you to my lovely collection of one stroke paints! Let me start by saying that I know that I have a lot of them! I carry 26 one strokes in my everyday kit, and although I have reduced this number on many occasions, it always creeps back up again! I admit that I buy paints lik..
When we start face painting.... Joni Nettleship
Created: 13/09/2018Comments: 5
To kickstart this new blog I want to talk about a subject us face painters all seem to suffer from at some point – self-doubt. When we start face painting professionally we think ‘can I do this?’, ‘am I good enough?’, ‘am I too expensive?’, ‘will people book me?’These are normal questions when we start something new, of course they are, it’s uncharte..
Who, What, Where, Why, How?... Sophie Alvarez
Created: 11/09/2018Comments: 11
Hello and a warm welcome to all you Lovely Readers of this Blog.   WOW!... I’m utterly thrilled and grateful to be part of this wonderful blogging team and am excited to experience this new adventure with you all.   I’ll do an intro about my background and business and then we’ll take a look at and..
Yes this is my ACTUAL job…Kate Brown
Created: 11/09/2018Comments: 3
Hi I’m Kate, and yes this is my ACTUAL job…..  My husband asked me the other day “if we were to win millions on the lottery, would you still do your face painting?”… my answer was a resolute YES.  I think that there probably aren’t many people in this life that could say that.  I have a job (and yes, non-painter type people it’s an actual JO..
Who am I and how did I get here?! ....Jane Harding
Created: 09/09/2018Comments: 14
  Hi There!! Welcome to my first EVER blog, my name is Jane, I’m 40 and live in Leicestershire UK with Mark (human) and our fur babies Ted (dog) & Socks (cat). I hope to take you on a somewhat brief journey of how I found face painting and how it became my full time job.In January 2017 I launched my face painting business ‘Daisy Jane’s Face painting’, w..
Hello it's me....Kathryn Craig
Created: 09/09/2018Comments: 4
Well here it is… my first EVER blog post!I am super excited to have been asked to blog on behalf of The Face Painting Shop, and, I’ll admit, I’m a little daunted at the prospect! I hope I can, along with the other wonderful ladies on board, manage to share things that are useful and interesting to you all. I thought that I should start by introducing myself to you, and talking briefl..
How to write good content for your company website
Created: 08/09/2018Comments: 0
Our company director Nathalie has written some top tips on writing effective website content...Read on...... Your website represents your company. If your website content writing is sloppy, bloated or confusing, you’re going to lose sales, no matter how good your product and services are.On the other hand, great web writing can help you across the board. Your blog posts ea..
How to get your face painting mojo back!
Created: 28/11/2016Comments: 0
How to get your face painting mojo back! Loss of mojo is a very common epidemic among face painters, trust me! It's estimated we lose around 150 face painters per year to this crippling disease. Ok, I'm joking. But seriously, if you're experiencing mojo loss, just know, you're not alone! If you've yet to experience this, get this blog in your bookmarks for future reference – yo..
How much to charge for your face and body art services
Created: 12/09/2016Comments: 5
How much to charge for your face and body art servicesThis is without a doubt one of the TOP questions asked in face painting groups. Not just from new painters, but also seasoned painters who are starting to clock onto the idea that their art is worth more!The face and body art industry is undergoing rapid expansion. It has become a common occurrence to see painters at a local funday..
Tips on Improving your Face and Body Art Photos!
Created: 30/08/2016Comments: 0
Tips on Improving your Face and Body Art Photos! Why is good quality photography so important? Photos are every creative artists golden ticket to sure business – when done right! For a long time I was becoming increasingly frustrated when my photos weren't getting the engagement that I needed for my business to grow. One day, I had an epiphany! My photos were act..
Tips for writing the perfect emails
Created: 26/08/2016Comments: 0
Quick tips on creating great emailsSales and MarketingEmail remains one of your most valuable marketing tools, but I find that as face painters we rarely use it so, here are a few quick tips to ensure you make the most of every email you send.Punchy subject linesLong subject lines typically get cut off, so get in the habit of making five words long or less (under 65 c..
You are not my competition
Created: 26/08/2016Comments: 1
Rachel will be gracing our blog with some great advise and tips. The first one is something we can all relate to.....You are not my competition – A blog post for face paintersMore and more I am seeing new face painters crop up on the scene, and judging by conversations in some groups I am a member of, this is pretty much universal.The natural reaction might be that these n..
Created: 01/08/2015Comments: 3
We love nothing more than to help you grow and develop your business, so when we herd of Periscope we had to share and help you grow with the ever fast pace of social media.Social Media for a business can be a full time job in itself, being smart with your time is key, we have all spent too long on Facebook when could have been being more productive, having said that for some it’s an ess..