The Beginner’s Guide to Face Paint

Are you looking to get started with face painting? Don’t fret - we’re here to help unleash your inner artist. With a quick guide for beginners, you’ll learn some tips and tricks to get started, and the right supplies to create your kit.

Let’s start creating face painting art today! 


Getting Started with Face Paint

If you’re an aspiring face paint artist, we’ve outlined some necessary steps to get you started:

  1. Clean and prep the face
  2. Face paint tools and paint supplies
  3. Tutorials and other ways to learn

With help from your friends at Silly Farm, you’ll go from face painting ladybugs to intricate mermaids in no time! From face paint supplies to tips and tricks, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive into the importance of preparation.


Face Preparation for Face Painting

Like other kinds of painting, you want to make sure you work with a clean surface, which is why it is essential to prep the skin before applying paint. Following any cleaning, you want to give the face adequate time to dry. If you apply paint on a wet or slippery face, the paint will not adhere correctly. Removing face paint is just as important as preparation, and beginners should be getting in a lot of practice. See more on how to remove face paint and makeup.


Face Paint Supplies

When getting started with face painting, you’ll want to make sure you have the necessary supplies. You will need face paint, brushes, and sponges. Here are some of our best-selling face paint tools:

Instead of purchasing multiple paint sets, you can try opting for a face paint kit. We have a wide variety of face paint kits that offer a multitude of themes, colors, stencils, and brushes, and other supplies. Check out our Silly Face Fun Kits - these exciting themed kits are great for beginners.


Face Paint Tutorials

For free face painting tutorials, check out our YouTube channel. We have plenty of tutorials that show you how to create face paint masterpieces. Our in-house expert and Silly Farm CEO, Heather, runs this channel, so you know you are receiving expert advice and high-quality content. You will also see which painting tools and supplies are used so you have a better idea of what you will want to purchase.

Don’t limit yourself to just our YouTube videos - there are plenty of other ways to learn how to face paint. Remember, there’s no better way than to practice, so get creating today!


Hobby to Business

By enhancing your face painting skills, you will quite literally be the life of the party. Once you hone your skills, many kinds of events could benefit from the fun entertainment of kids or adults face paint artists. With birthday parties, graduations, and other events, you even turn this hobby into a fun side business. Aside from tutorials, our YouTube channel also offers tips and tricks for building a face painting business.


Face Paint Supply Shop

At Silly Farm, we’re passionate about our high-quality face painting supplies, and we love to share our knowledge with beginners. From face painting, airbrushing, and body paint, endless creations waiting.


To visit our one-stop-shop for face painting and body art supplies, check out our site.