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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

Quick, Fast and Easy Princess Crown Face Painting Tutorial

When I rock up to a face painting gig. I’m always curious as to how many kids will turn up. When i’m faced with a long line of kids that are waiting to be face painted, I normally have a bunch of super easy and quick face painting designs to offer the kids. This fast, […]

Top 4 Easy Fast Boys Face Painting Ideas Tutorial

When It comes to face painting boys at a super busy event or kids party, getting through the line quickly can sometimes be tricky. When I’m faced with an ultra busy long line of kids to paint, there is a small selection of boy designs that I face paint. They are simple, easy, fast but […]

Ninja Turtle Face Paint Tutorial

I recently face painted at a Ninja Turtles kids party which was so much fun. This ninja turtle face painting design which I saw online somewhere a while ago and have been face painting at kids parties has always been a hit so it was a fantastic addition to this Ninja Turtle party! In this […]

Top 8 Tips on Starting your own face painting business

Today’s face painting class is based on giving you my top tips which helped my get my face painting business on track. When I started my face painting business almost 8 years ago I had a full time office job which was my  main source of income in which I stayed in until I had […]

Rainbow Flower Body & Face Painting Tutorial

In today’s face painting tutorial we will learn to paint a quick and easy rainbow flower design which you can easily execute in under 2 minutes! With some practice and confidence, this can be your ‘go to’ when you are asked for something ‘small and pretty’ once you’re at the end of a gig and […]

Calla Lily Face Painting How to face paint Calla Lilys

Calla Lily’s are a joy to face paint. You can really mix it up by using different split cakes and making some very unique Calla’s. It is not that often that I get asked to face paint Calla Lily’s however in the odd occasion, I find that it is mainly teenagers and adults who ask […]

How to load your brush for One Stroke Face Painting

Learn how to load your face painting brush for one stroke face painting. How to use split cakes for one stroke face painting. In this Face Painting Tutorial you will discover my quick tips for using split cakes for face painting. I remember having lots of trouble applying split cakes when I began face painting […]

Mermaid Face Painting Tutorial Learn how to face paint a Mermaid

There are many ways to face paint a Mermaid. Sometimes it all depends on the face painting job that you’re at and how much time you have to face paint each child. This Mermaid face paint is quite a popular one on my face painting board and I find that it doesn’t take a lot […]

Dumbo Face Paint How to face paint Dumbo

Dumbo the Movie has just hit the movies again. This gorgeous 2019 Dumbo film about Dumbo the cute Elephant who was born with oversized ears is a great re-make of the original film back in 1942. After watching the film I was inspired to make my next face painting tutorial one that would bring out […]

Grasshopper face paint – How to face paint a grasshopper

In today’s face painting class we will learn to face paint a grasshopper. The main brushes that i’m using are number 6 round brush, number 3 round brush, we will also use a 3/4 inch flat angled brush which will help us face paint hes body. If you’re wanting to learn how to face paint […]

Giraffe Face Paint How to Face Paint a Giraffe

This face painting class I show you how to face paint a Giraffe. May I add that I don’t normally get asked to face paint a giraffe, however in the odd occasion that a child asks me on the job to face paint them as a giraffe, this is my absolute favorite as it is […]

Dream Catcher Face Paint Tutorial

Learn how to face paint or body paint a dream catcher – Native American face paint I just love Native American artwork so when one of my viewers asked me to bring out a face painting tutorial based on Native American theme I could not wait to put this together for you! This dream catcher […]

Unicorn Love – Valentines Day Unicorn Face Painting Tutorial

Unicorn Love Face Painting Tutorial for Valentines Day Unicorns have always been a favourite and with Valentines Day fast approaching I thought I’d share with you this face painting design which I’ve been face painting at my recent face painting gigs and it has proven to be a hit with the Unicorn crazed little girls […]

Frankenstein Face Paint Quick 2 Minute

How to face paint a Frankenstein mask. Halloween is just around the corner and sometimes the choices in halloween faces out there are way to scary and creepy for toddlers or younger kids. When face painting for Halloween events, I normally have a few scary face painting designs and a few un-scary face painting designs. […]

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 […]