If you’ve ever been to a (cool) progeny play date, you know we work with the (cool)est face painter in town. Shari Kramer of Funny Faces Face Painting is not only a fabulous artist — she’s quick and fantastic with a crowd. {Ever been to an event where the face painting line wraps around the venue? Then you KNOW how rare that is!}

She stopped by to give us a quick and easy face painting tutorial that’s perfect for our 4th of July festivities! Seven easy steps. No artistic talent required. Promise!

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fireworks face painting tutorial

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instructions

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Step one: Start by covering the eyelids with blue paint.
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Step two: Create fireworks by painting six to eight curved red lines on forehead + each cheek.

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Step three: Add six curved blue lines to each firework.

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Step four: Add five small white dots to the center of each firework. You may want to add some extra over the eyes, too!

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Step five: Add six small white lines on each firework.

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Step six: Time for sparkle! Add dabs of loose body glitter to each firework.

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Step seven: Final step! Add a dramatic red lip!

…. Viola! Your kiddo is party — or parade– ready!

 

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