Monday, 7 June 2010

Painting by numbers.

I have a confession to make.................





You will never see a face of the day or an eye of the day here because my make up skills are awful.

Truly awful, (I don't mean I look like Any Winehouse after a 3 day bender, but you get the picture) I apply eyeshadow with my fingers (clean, obviously) and my eyeliner skills are basic. (Anything other than a crayon or eyeshadow applied with a damp brush and I start to resemble Alice Cooper)

But I thought I would show you what I CAN do.




























































































































Along with my sister-in-law I do this professionally, but I have only included pics of my own children as have no permission to use other pics at the moment.

What do you think?

Let me know.




Big Fashionista x x
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6 comments

  1. They're really good!
    I especially like the sunset one - it's different to any painted faces I've seen before!

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  2. Thanks hun, it is something I love to do.

    We get lots of bookings in the summer. We did an asian wedding last year with over 1000 guests attending!!!!

    we were exhausted at the end

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  3. How cute is that! Thank you so much for posting. This is so cool. Love love love the skull thing and you could not have chosen a better model for the sunset scene: how bright are those blue eyes set against the orange. Please post more often: This is a truly genuinely and fantastically inspirational.
    I'd love to read a post about your favourite paints and brushes and your tips to make it last through sweat, running around or a all night drinking and partying.
    You need to be friend with my mate @teampixie from bristol and @spittingglitter from scunthorpe. They'd enjoy that too xx
    p.s love the blending in the last little boy picture too.

    liloo/@tsunimee

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  4. Do you start with a face chart by the way before you set out to do it on real models? :) xx

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  5. When im making up faces I usually get one of my very patient children to sit down while i just paint straight on them. I used to take inspiration from face painting books but find that Im making more things up myself now x x

    I use Snazaroo paints, but want to get more into Krayolan for the more detailed stuff x x x

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