Explore Our Face Painting Curriculum

Every face painting course you take here is special. It's designed to help you build skills to last a lifetime.

8 Easy steps to become a Pro

  • 1Study the theory

    Set a solid theoretical fundament and become confident of gained knowledge.

  • 2Polish your skills

    Sharpen your skills and improve your knowledge of the industry by mastering face painting techniques.

  • 3Learn 45 designs

    Nail 45 carefully selected designs, that will help you master perfect placement and will teach you how to create your own beautiful balanced designs.

  • 4Perform tasks & tests

    Solidify your knowledge and gained skills by performing practical tasks and quiz-tests.

  • 5Get individual tutoringElite feature

    Get valuable feedback from the tutor that will help you understand your mistakes and how to fix them for a fast improvement.

  • 6Participate in private group and webinars

    Connect with your classmates, discuss learned material, address more questions and get answers and simply have fun!

  • 7Get certified

    Get a unique Diploma of graduation with a special Badge, that will confirm your new status of a Certified Face Painter.

  • 8Become a Pro

    Boost your face painting career and become a professional in the industry.

Face Painting Course Program

Part One

9 modules

Part 1: Business basics — Professional tools of the trade and best hygiene & safety practices.

You will

  • Learn what products and tools a face painter needs, where to find them, and what to qualities to seek in your tools and products for best results.
  • Find out how to build a face painting kit to meet your needs.
  • Understand all you need to know about hygiene, occupational health and safety, and how to take care of your materials.
  • Find out the differences between types of face and body paints, ie wax based v glycerin based, neon paints, pressed powders etc.
  • Explore color theory and how to achieve color balance in your designs.
  • Master how to make your own split-cakes and custom gem-clusters.

Course Content

Part Two

9 modules

Part 2: Perfecting your painting fundamentals, building a professional kit & professional tips for use on the job.

You will

  • Master working with different paint consistency.
  • Develop skills in linework and double dip techniques.
  • Discover how to use filbert brushes and became a blending master.
  • Find out how to work with sponges for great results.
  • Nail one stroke techniques and know how to paint beautiful one stroke roses.
  • Find out how to use glitter and stencils in face painting.
  • Discover how to build a perfect face painting setup.

Course Content

  • Working with paints. Paint activation and loading, paint consistency for different types of work.
  • Round brush work technique. Main types of linework in face and body painting.
  • The Double dip technique. Double dip flowers, clusters, reversed teardrops, triple dip technique.
  • One stroke technique. Working with split-cakes.
  • Working with filbert and blending brushes.
  • Working with sponges. Kabuki brush.
  • Techniques of using stencils.
  • Techniques of applying glitter.
  • Building your own setup. Outdoor gigs. Most comfortable body postures for painting. Displaying face painting designs for different gigs.
  • Evaluation test

Part Three

12 modules

Part 3: Implementing what you've learned. 45 design assignments that will perfect your use of the fundamentals, focal point theory and design balance as well as development of your own painting style.

You will

  • Master the focal point theory and will learn how to use it in face painting.
  • Find out easy steps to achieve symmetry in your designs.
  • Learn how to create butterflies of a perfect balanced shape.
  • Discover the secrets of painting most delicate fairies and princesses.
  • Master your skills on painting beautiful ponies and horses.
  • Find out effective ways of creating animal masks and superhero designs.
  • Learn how to create scary designs.
  • Discover the secrets of creating realistic 3D designs and will learn how to work with light and shadow.
  • Find out how to create your own unique designs.

Course Content

  • Basics of working on face. Focal points. Symmetry in designs.
  • Everything about butterflies. Geometry, types of butterflies and painting techniques.
  • Princesses and fairies.
  • Kitty cats, Bunnies and Puppies.
  • Superheroes: Spider-Man and Batman.
  • Tigers, Leopards and Lions.
  • Horses, Ponies, Unicorns and Pegasi.
  • Dragons and Dinosaurs.
  • Scary designs for boys.
  • Light and shadow in face painting, creating realistic 3D objects.
  • Steps for creating your own design.
  • Final exam and Certification
  • BONUS Module: On-the-Job and Business essentials.

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