Good brushes are an artist’s best friends! A professional face painter gets to know the personality traits, strengths as well as the limitations of each and every brush, and knows how to get the best out of them.
Have you ever googled your own name? Go on…. I bet you have!
I have, too! I also check what photos come up when I search for ‘face painters in Leipzig’ (Germany), where I live.
It was while I was doing this, that something caught my eye. It was a very familiar photo...
Sponges are an essential part of the professional face painter’s kit although natural sponges are not routinely used in face painting. They are actually high-density foam shapes.
They come in various shapes, sizes, pore size and firmness. Each type of sponge has its o...
Part I – One-stroke paints
What are they?
Look at these little beauties! They are probably what I get asked about the most.
They are what are known as ‘One-Stroke’ paints, i.e. you can paint many colours in just one stroke of the brush, usually using a ‘flat’ (angled...