Auntie Stacey packs some info

Mightygoods.com included me in a article about how professional face painters pack and prepare their gear. Here is my section. I live in Northern California, about two hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge, in beautiful Sonoma county. A friend encouraged me to try face painting many years ago. She showed me a few designsContinue reading “Auntie Stacey packs some info”

Make Up Mania – IMATS LA

Surrounded by oozing zombies, body painted she-demons and towering runway models, not to mention all the best brands – IMATS LA 2016 was a make up artist’s dream come true. A trade show of beauty and special effects products where aficionados line up for a selfie with Cat Von D, or the chance to purchase Anastasia of Beverly Hills eyebrow definerContinue reading “Make Up Mania – IMATS LA”

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”

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”