Auntie Stacey Wins at Copperfield’s Zombie Walk

You heard it hear first, Auntie Stacey Dennick won First Place in the adult category of the Zombie Moaning contest at Copperfield’s Books in downtown Sebastopol. Every year Copperfield’s sponsors a Zombie Walk at several locations. Auntie Stacey was on hand today, Oct. 27th, for free zombiefication of anyone who wanted face painting.  After receivingContinue reading “Auntie Stacey Wins at Copperfield’s Zombie Walk”

How to paint a zombie face by Auntie Stacey

Here’s a classic design for Halloween, to turn a perfectly adorable kid into a creepy zombie skull ghoul undead thing. 1) I began with an all over dusting of Starblend white powder. The powder covers quickly and is easier to get even than face paint. You can use any light powder or foundation, or sponge on whiteContinue reading “How to paint a zombie face by Auntie Stacey”

How to make a prosthetic nose using a life cast and cold foam

Continuing the advanced makeup class at Santa Rosa Jr. College, I used the life cast I made of the beautiful and patient Grace Kent to make a prosthetic nose out of cold foam for this (admittedly odd) mermaid makeup. Here are the steps for making the nose (or other appliance) of your dreams. Sculpt: Place the facecast on aContinue reading “How to make a prosthetic nose using a life cast and cold foam”

Zombie Walk a lumbering success

Update: I’ll be painting zombies again this year, Sunday, Oct. 27, 21013. At Copperfield’s Books in Sebastopol, starting around 9:45AM.  Free zombiefication! I painted zombies today at Copperfield’s Books, sponsor of the annual Zombie Walk, an event so exciting that the Press Democrat sent two reporters. There were lumbering and moaning contests with cool prizes. IContinue reading “Zombie Walk a lumbering success”

How to paint a leopard face

For this make up I used gold, white and black Wolfe brand face paint and gold cosmetic glitter. Don’t use craft supplies. Only use products made for use on the skin. My lovely friend Willa is my model. Note: Click here for an updated version of this tutorial Start by applying white around the eyesContinue reading “How to paint a leopard face”