Have you ever tried face painting a wiggly child? Yes, it can be fun and exciting but can also be a little difficult. Not to mention that all the stray lines that can be made when your face paintee is bouncing around can make you seem like an amateur painter. Usually, most kids behave better with strangers than with their parents or siblings. If this is how your client behaves, lucky you! But, as expected, there are exceptions with kids who just won’t sit still. Some might even scratch their face and mess up your hard work. Thankfully, there are...

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Brushes and sponges -- two of the most important tools when it comes to face painting. Take good care of these tools and they'll take good care of you! It doesn't matter if you're performing at a small birthday party or a large festival, your tools need to be clean. Whether at home or on the job, you need to clean your brushes and sponges properly -- in fact, it may even be required by law in some places. But when you think about how many germs we all carry around with us, why not take the steps to help...

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