How to Paint a Leopard Face – step by step tutorial

For this make up I used Kryolan brand white and yellow, along with Wolfe brand black. You can use any band you like, as long as it’s face paint – that is makeup, not paint made for paper or canvas. Non-toxic does not mean it’s safe for use on the body. My lovely friend Willa is my model. 1) TheContinue reading “How to Paint a Leopard Face – step by step tutorial”

Buy tickets for Gravenstein Apple Fair now and save

Gravenstein Apple Fair The cutest little fair is fast approaching. Mark your calendars for August 8 & 9, 2015. Save $ by purchasing tickets in advance at all Copperfield’s Books and Oliver’s Market locations, or at the Sonoma County Farm Trails office. Children 5 and under enter for free. Then join me for face painting, live music on 2 stages, children’sContinue reading “Buy tickets for Gravenstein Apple Fair now and save”

How to be a better face painter

People often ask me how I learned to face paint. As with any skill, you need a combination of instruction, practice and good tools to become proficient. For expert instruction, I recently attended the first annual San Francisco Bay Area Face and Body Art convention, known as BayFABA, this past September. What a treat! ItContinue reading “How to be a better face painter”

Halloween Cosplay Tips from a Face Painter

1) Find inspiration in your closet Special occasion clothes can be the perfect starting point for a costumed character. The flower girl dress from a wedding makes a fantastic start for a fairy princess. Tuxedos for vampires, graduation grown (belted, with a shredded hemline) for witches. Worn clothing can find new life, eh, undead life, as aContinue reading “Halloween Cosplay Tips from a Face Painter”

Mother’s Day Weekend at Redwood Hill Farm – kids and face painting

Fun with Kids Face Painting and Baby Goats Free family fun this weekend at Redwood Hill Farm in Sebastopol.  They have baby goats for petting, hay bales for climbing, and face painting by Auntie Stacey May 9 and 10, 2015 from 11AM – 3PM. Did I mention it’s all free? See life on the farm, try milking a goat,Continue reading “Mother’s Day Weekend at Redwood Hill Farm – kids and face painting”