(Hands-on) Everything Glitter: Learn how to use Liquid Bling and Mica Shimmer Powder to accent your face & body painting and for faux-henna designs. Use Crystals and Liquid Bling for Bindi Designs. Add easy glitter tattoos for your business for fast fun profit.
(Hands-on) Beginning Henna Body Art: Learn how to make and apply henna paste. We’ll discuss the basics of henna as a body art and as a business, including how to add this new art to your current line-up of services. We’ll cover marketing Q&A and then we’ll start practicing basic festival henna designs.
(Demo/Instructional): Over the Top – Expanding Your Business: We’ll discuss adding staff and services to your current business as well as ideas to help carry you through the “slow” seasons. Up-sell your events with themed parties, workshops, and retail sales.
(Hands On) GORE GALORE Have you ever wanted to give someone a black eye, but lack the intestinal fortitude? Want to add some dramatic flare to you Civil War reenactment? Or just gross out your family? Then this class is for you! Everyone else is welcome too! In this beginner’s moulage/special effects class we will be focusing on the basic techniques of gore in face and body art. Such as: black eyes, bruises, scars, cuts (fresh and scabbed), blood splatter, muscle awareness and grouping, burns (1st, 2nd and 3rd degree), tooth fx, stitches, and basic skin effects with the use of silicone, latex and nose putty. This is a class involving audience participation, so be prepared to get messy!
(Hands On) SPECIAL FX (part 1) Everyone is welcome in this hands on Beginner’s Special FX class. We will be focusing on the basic materials and techniques of gore in face and body art. Such as: black eyes, bruises, scars, cuts, blood splatter, burns, tooth fx, stitches, and basic skin FX. This is a class involving audience participation, so be prepared to get messy!
(Hands On) SPECIAL FX (part 2) In this Intermediate Special FX class we will be focusing on techniques of gore in face and body art with an emphasis on muscle awareness and grouping, as well as prosthetics application and when to use silicone, latex and/or nose putty. Learn the science behind the technique to create as real an effect as possible. Eye FX, blood and foam capsules, uses of household items, as well as appropriate lighting techniques will be covered. Once again, this is a class involving audience participation- be prepared to get messy!
Tropical Designs: In this class students will learn colorful,fun and fresh quick designs, great for any line work, tiki bars or back yard Lu’au Parties.
Cartoon Madness: Dont know what a Ninjango is? Or how about a Fin? Are your birds not angry enough? then you need some catching up on todays hottest cartoons and designs. In this class we will go over the top 10 kids cartoons and their designs.
Party Add ons: Face and Balloons Are you a beginner looking to add something to your parties? Balloons are a great up sell, or time filler for smaller parties. In this class, students will learn some balloons to compliment their face painting and make their party a bigger hit!
SWOOPS : Glitter, Mica, Powders without stencils ‘Swipe, Swish, swoop on the glue, free-hand, and create tribals, flowers, butterflies, snakes and birds with a snap of the wrist. Make more money on swoops- save on stencils. Swoops tend to be bigger than using stencils so more money goes in your pocket. Bring your glitters, mica, and powders and adhesives.
DOODLE DAZZLE DESIGNS Put those details in your creations on the face, arms or legs. There is a knack to doodle. If you ever doodled, you will love this class. Bring your notebook, and paints.
REALITY CHEEK ART- The Easy Way Let’s get serious about being out there in the real world and making quality art and making those parents happy. (most kids don’t care what you paint them) It’s what the parents want. Right? So what do you do when the Parent says, “ no, no not a full face” In this class, we will cover as many as 81 designs that we have time for with the easy approach to backgrounds, shapes, and details. This is a hands-on class.
STARTING AN AGENCY (or how to hire or contract other entertainers) This is an A to Z class discussion group that covers anything and every- thing you need to know about getting other performers to help your company grow and make more money in the cash drawer. Just bring a notebook.
ALL ABOUT BRUSHES & BUTTERFLIES, FLOWERS AND VINES There are names to every brush used in facepainting. We will use many kinds of brushes to make those flowers and butterfly vines and what those strokes look like. Bring all your brushes and learn new ways to use them.