Frequently Asked Questions

How do I remove the face paint? Soap, water and a washcloth. Kids like letting the paint float off in a bath. You’ll just need a little washcloth action. Is the face paint safe? Yes. The cosmetic-grade supplies I use are highly pigmented makeup (don’t tell the boys!) that, like all makeup, contain anti-microbial ingredients. InContinue reading “Frequently Asked Questions”

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”

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”

Flat Stanley visits Auntie Stacey in Sebastopol

My friend Dylan sent Flat Stanley to me in Sebastopol, California for a visit as part of his second grade literacy and community building project. I couldn’t talk Flat Stanley into getting his face painted, so he watched while my husband and I did some fused glass art.  We use special glass that comes flatContinue reading “Flat Stanley visits Auntie Stacey in Sebastopol”