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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..
Periscope
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..
Lowe Cornell Brushes
Created: 15/01/2015Comments: 1
Hello Everyone!Here is my first blog entry for The Face Painting Shop and I am delighted to have been asked to be here!I thought I would start with a quick review of some brushes which I have noticed people on facebook groups asking about! The Loew Cornell Flora Brush: No. 10, Loew Cornell dagger Brush: 1/4 inch and the Loew Cornell double filbert brush: No. 8..
Charlotte Gardner - Pumpkin step by step face painting designs
Created: 09/10/2014Comments: 2
Pumpkin MaskProduct List:Superstar Matt BlueSuperstar SkyBlueSuperstar WhiteSuperstar BlackTag Frangipani One StrokeGlobal Amazon FunStrokeFacePaintingShop No2 Round BrushSpongeHot Wing 8005 Leaf Stencil Step 1The base is not a necessary addition but it really brings out the colour of the mask and the contrast of the blu..
Fairy step by step face painting design by Nicola White
Created: 09/10/2014Comments: 1
Introducing The amazing Nicola White as another of our resident step by step bloggers. Hi everyone, I'm Nicola. Well, my very first experience of face painting was 10 years ago when I worked in Fuerteventura as a children’s entertainer. We were given a basic Snazaroo kit, a book of fast faces and told to charge 3 Euros per face. I have always been fairly good at art but fa..
Charlotte Gardner - Step By Step Zombie Face Painting Design
Created: 09/10/2014Comments: 0
Zombie List of Products:Superstar BlackSuperstar WhiteSuperstar Med BrownSuperstar MustardSuperstar Olive GreenSuperstar Blood RedGrimas SL6 brushFace Painting Shop No.2 BrushFace Painting Shop No.4 BrushKryolan Cream Colour Bruise WheelKryolan Fresh ScratchSponges  Step 1Sponge on base with..
Charlotte Gardner - Skull Step by Step face painting design
Created: 27/09/2014Comments: 0
For my next Tutorial I have created a skull.  Personally I find it easier to get the shape of the skull down first to make sure it's in proportion and equal.  So I fill in my shaded areas first using Global Silver and Wolfe Black.  ..
Charlotte Gardner Sugar Skull face painting design  Step by Step
Created: 11/09/2014Comments: 3
Hey Everyone! We are fast approaching that time of year where face painters get booked up for private Hallowe'en parties or asked to create outstanding individual designs on avid trick-or-treaters.  Hallowe'en has come a long way in the past 20 years and is no longer just a washing up bowl for the bobbing apples and a witch outfit.   It's big business and the face paint is no longer an ..