17 Oct '13, 2pm
Face Paint 101
Are you planning on painting your face for your Halloween costume this year? Face paint can be tricky and intimidating, but it's also a classic and fun way to dramatically alter your appearance. Just like regular painting, with the right colors, brush strokes, and techniques, you can create shapes, dimension, and the illusion of a completely different face! It can be hard to know where to begin with the art of face painting, so to help you guys out, today and tomorrow I'll be sharing some tips and tricks to help make your face painting adventures as successful and as fun as possible. Let's begin with the paint itself. If you're going to buy your face paint, I recommend using the kids' stuff , which is much gentler and usually water-based. Non-toxic Face Pencils, $16 I also recently came across these face pencils. I haven't tried them out myself, but they seem like they'd b...