How To Use Face Painting Paints
This is an instructional video about face paints. The video shows you how to apply the paint with a sponge or a brush, displays popular strokes and also show you how to mix the paints properly.
Hi, my name is Kat Sinclair, I am a professional face painter. I have been painting for eight years. I am going to show tips, tricks and techniques for doing your own face painting at home.
I am going to show you how to use face painting paints and what I am going to show you today is, this is hypoallergenic face paint and it is dermatology tested. This is face painting sponge and this is a spray bottle. What I do first is spray the sponge with the bottle, make sure it is wet but not too wet and then rub the sponge on the paint.
Now, I'll keep rubbing the sponge on the paint until the paint is dry and your sponge has a nice even covering and after that, we will put some on the face. This is important to make sure that it is not too wet, not too dry, because if it is too wet, you will end up with streaks in the paint and if it is too dry, it will be very patchy. So this is what you do and you dab and push the paint onto the face like this.
And that shows you that it is not too wet, not too dry. Then we want to do some brush work after that. So we will need a different color of face paint and we will need a face painting brush.
These are just artist brushes that you can get from any art shop. Then to paint with a brush, you need to get some water onto the paint and then mix it like this until you've got nice, creamy paint to use. This might take a little while to start with.
Then you can just start painting onto the face. Now this is a teardrop stroke. This is one of the most popular strokes in face painting and you can extend that stroke like this.
You can also come back out of that stroke to make a point as well. So that is how to use face paints. .