Brush- This is the most common method of applying paint
when facepainting. It provides fine detail work for most
of the designs and is very flexible. Working with a
brush gives you a very unique design every time!
Sponges- When facepainting, sponges are most commonly used
to cover large areas of the face quickly. This is used in
the Spiderman design. (as shown on left) They are also used
to blend two or more colors and soften lines. This method
is used when painting a butterfly design. Sponges can also
be used for special effects such as beards.
Special Effects-To add some sparkle to my facepainting
designs I like to use glitter. This adds a beautiful look
to all of the different characters that can be painted on
the face. The glitter sticks to the skin and wet paint very