10 face painting tutorials that will transform your child this Halloween
Halloween originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. … To outsmart these ghostly beings, people would put on masks when they left their homes after dark so that the ghosts would think they were fellow spirits.
This article is your go-to-beginners-guide to face painting your child to blend in with all of the other kids this Halloween.
Skull Face Painting
Looking gaunt and unwell is the perfect base for the clever black brush strokes your little bag of bones will need.
Cruella de Vil Face Painting
Cruella De Vil is the main antagonist of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians franchise. If you want to look like a real meany then she is the perfect person to dress up as with her iconic double-sided face.
Miguel from the movie ‘Coco’ Face Painting
Coco the movie is still incredibly popular.
With roots in ancient Aztec rituals, Dia de los Muertos starts on the first of November (corresponding with All Saints Day, when the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead is believed to be thinnest). On this day Families make altars called ofrendas (offerings) decorated with marigolds, ornate sugar skulls, photos, and the deceased’s favourite possessions. Gifts are brought to loved ones’ graves, where everyone has a little party—playing Grandma’s favourite music, sipping her favourite coffee, telling stories, and sharing laughs.
Bunny + Cat + Dog Face Painting
If something a little less scary is on the Halloween menu at your haunted house, go for a cute kitty cat, bunny or dog.
Witch Face Painting
Witches have been written about for centuries. Why this continued fascination? Is it because we need more powerful women in fiction. Are you going to be riding your broomstick today?
Wolf Face Painting
Believe it or not, this wolf face painting tutorial shows a design that can easily be re-created ON THE JOB! This one is perfect for the Halloween season and is a very popular request. I have completed various versions of this within 5 minutes on the job. Practice makes perfect
Vampire Face Painting
The Hotel_Transylvania movies have inspired little vampires all over the world. The film tells a story of Count Dracula, the owner of a hotel called Hotel Transylvania where the world’s monsters can take a rest from human civilization. Dracula invites some of the most famous monsters to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis.
Dig your fangs into this awesome Count Dracula design.
The practise of decorating “jack-o’-lanterns”—the name comes from an Irish folktale about a man named Stingy Jack—originated in Ireland, where large turnips and potatoes served as an early canvas.
Whatever you are up to this Halloween, give face acting a try. You may find it quite easy with these Halloween Video Tutorials.
Face painting can completely change your look, so if you would like to look the part for Halloween, grab your face paints today.