Maria Mitchell

Lover of Face Painting and Hula Hoop Dance. I love showing others who want to learn how to face paints all of the things that I have learnt from other face painters out there. My face painting classes and tutorials are intended to help anyone who is interested in learning to face paint for business, work or if you want to take it up as a hobby. Learn more about me and my passion for face painting

Sugar Skull Face Paint Tutorial How to Face Paint Sugar Skulls

Sugars skulls are super popular and as Halloween approaches lets get painting this sugar skull. For the flowers which are located in four spots i have used a split cake from Global Colours called Kalahari which is super pretty featuring apricot colours and pink. For face painting the leaves i have used Global colours Amazon […]

Halloween Graveyard Night Face Painting Tutorial

Halloween is approaching so I’ve come up with this graveyard night face painting design which depicts silhouettes of a graveyard, black cat and a flying bat. Face painting white on blue can be a challenge so I have used Superstar White which works very well in my experience face painting over blues and greens or […]

How to face paint a bunny rabbit

You can find bunny rabbit face painting ideas all over the internet all you have to do is search #bunnyrabbitfacepaint in any social media platform particularly Pinterest and you will find a huge selection out there of incredibly talented face painters and body painters’ work. The bunny rabbit that I like to face paint is […]

How to Face Paint a Peacock Feature Easily

In this face painting tutorial, we will learn how o face paint a Peacock Feather. I have always loved Peacock feathers, the colours which are found in peacock feathers are just stunning together. The other day at a face painting job for a corporate event I had a teenager ask me to face paint some […]

Frozen Face Paint Tutorial Frozen Elsa Crown

Face Painting Frozen face paint designs are definitely a popular request at almost every single party I face paint at. There is no doubt that there are a multitude of frozen face paint design images online which are stunning and every little frozen fan would love. When a little girl comes to me wanting a […]

One Stroke Pretty Leopard Face Painting Class

Leopards are often requested at my face painting gigs. Snow leopards are generally quite popular however this pretty purple and blue leopard or cheetah face paint really grabs little girls’ attention. Its soft in appearance as it has a pretty flower on its head and smaller girls always choose this over a snow leopard when […]

Mushroom Fairy Garden Face Painting Class

In this face painting class we will learn how to face paint a cute whimsical mushroom fairy garden which is loved by girls and boys. We begin by face painting on the mushrooms all by using one stroke technique, we then add the dots followed by face 🙂 on the grass using TAG’s leafy white […]

One Stroke Butterfly Face Paint No Sponging Easy and quick butterfly

Ever wanted to face paint a quick easy butterfly using one stroke technique and absolutely no sponging? In this face painting class I show you just how. All you need is a 3/4 inch flat angled brush and a split cake of your choice. In this face painting class, I’m using a split cake that […]

How to face paint a layered butterfly – Butterfly face paint

There are so many different types of butterfly face paint designs out there, you just need to do a google search for butterfly face paint and you will see a tonne of great butterfly face paint ideas. There are a number of techniques, in this face painting class we sponge on the inner of the […]

Finding Nemo Face Painting Class How to Face Paint Nemo

Ever wondered how to face paint Nemo? In this face painting class I will go through each step to get your Nemo face painting designs look vibrant and detailed. The face paints that i’m using are TAG Orange, TAG Yellow as well as Superstar white for line work and Superstar Black for line work. We […]

Parrot Face Painting Tutorial How to face paint a Parrot

This Parrot face paint is easy to paint once you master each step of it. Kid’s don’t often ask for a Parrot face paint however I thought it would be cool to add this one to the collection. The one stroke split cake that I’m using to paint the parrots wings is a home made […]

How to make your own Split Cakes for Face Painting DIY Face Painting One Stroke Split Cakes

How to make your own one stroke split cakes. When it comes to face painting i love using split cakes and one strokes as it makes it super easy and quick to face paint designs that require blending two colours together.  I especially love using one strokes for face painting butterflies, flower petals, dinosaurs, snakes […]

Unicorn Mask Face Painting Class – How to Face Paint a Unicorn Mask

In this face painting class I will show you how to face paint a unicorn face mask. It takes a little practice in perfecting unicorn heads which are exactly like face painting horse heads. In this face painting tutorial, I show you just how to face paint a unicorn head which is really just a […]

How to face paint a Tiger using Starblend Powders

In this face painting lesson we learn how to face paint a tiger using Starblend Powders. Face Painting Tigers is probably one of my favourites. I have always painted them using half circle face painting sponges loaded up with Orange on one side and Yellow on the other. Upon discovering face painting powders a couple […]

How to face paint a lady bug lady beetle using starblends

As face painters we all know that speed is important when face painting a long line of kids who are eager to have their face painted. I find that face painting powders are brilliant in helping us cover a large area of the face quickly and easily without having to use water and a sponge. […]

How to face paint a butterfly with Starblends Face Painting Powders

How to face paint a butterfly using powders. When it comes to the warmer months the humidity scale here in Sydney Australia is up. This means that when I arrive to face paint the kids at children’s birthday parties or even at a festival event it seems that every single child is super sweaty and […]

Top 5 tips for face painting with Starblends How to face paint using powders

Face painting with powders is great during the warmer months when the humidity levels in the air rise. Here in Australia it can get very humid which can make it tricky when face painting sweaty children. Face painting powders are also brilliant for quick face painting as you don’t need to spray sponges in order […]

How to fix Cracked Face Painting Powders

Find out how to fix cracked face painting powders. I love face painting with powders, it makes face painting quicker In terms of loading colour as you don’t need water to smear them on unlike water activated face paints. Have you ever had your face painting powders crack? I have had this happen to me several […]

Flamingo Face Paint How to Face Paint a Flamingo

How to face paint a flamingo. This Flamingo Face Paint design is inspired by Kidz R Kool who posted this original photo of the design on instagram which I just fell in love with! So I decided to have a few attempts in re-creating it. I have seen a few Flamingo face painting designs out […]

Repotting Face Paints for your Face Painting Set Up

Repotting face paints for your face painting kit. How to repot face paints into your face painting set up or kit. When it comes to organising a face painting set up, one of the most important things to remember is making sure that all of your face painting supplies are all easily accessible at hand. […]