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Easy Halloween Face Painting Ideas

Looking for fun and easy Halloween face painting ideas? How about this vampire look? It’s easily done in 4 simple steps – all you need is some safe face paint a few brushes and to follow our step by step guide.

You could also get your kids into the Halloween spirit by teaching them the real meaning of Halloween.

These are the things you will need:

  • Large brush (Size 8), medium brush (Size 4), small brush (Size 2).
  • 2 soft sponges
  • Water spray bottle (that produces a fine mist)
  • Face paint palettes in black and white and red

Easy to follow step by step Halloween face painting guide:

Step 1:

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Using the water spray bottle, spray water onto the white paint palette. With a soft sponge, dab a white base all around face right up to the hairline.

Step 2:

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Using the water spray bottle, spray water onto the black paint palette. With a soft sponge, dab on some black paint and sponge over the eyelids lightly. Using a small wet brush add some white paint and add some fangs coming down from each corner of the mouth.

Step 3:

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Using a medium wet brush, load it with black paint and paint on some eyebrows. Using a small brush, and black paint, outline the fangs.

Step 4:

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Using a medium wet brush, loaded with red paint, add dots and splashes to look like blood coming out from the corners of the eyes and mouth. Now you’ve created an easy Halloween face painting winner for your Little Miss or Little Mister.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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