Facepaint UK Blog

Welcome to our Blog, stuffed with information and some timeless step by steps. This is also where we keep all the articles that once graced the Member pages of The Mirror, our online magazine at the previous Facepaint UK website. They date from 2005 onwards, so some are a little outdated in style or content, but some are not! It would be such a shame to lose this invaluable resource and slice of history, so we have transferred them all as they are, warts and all!

Illusion Magazine

Monday, March 27, 2017

The premier issue is bound to become a collector's edition, the cover artist was 'The Wizard from Oz' Lynne Jamieson. SOLD OUT AND RE-ISSUED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! Issue 2 with a ..

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Interview with Carolyn Cowan

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

by Kerry September I had first heard of Carolyn Cowan when I was starting out as a make up artist, and I just knew that one day in the future I would meet her. She is an entirely self taught  ..

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UKBPF - UK Body Painting Festival

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

I only heard about the UK Body Paint Festival AFTER their event last year, when someone mentioned it online. As I wasn’t allowed to go to Seeboden this year (travelling with baby bump banned), I e ..

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The Surrey Jam

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

I know this sounds like it might have been a table top sale of preserves by the WI, but it wasn’t! So what is a Jam? It’s just a get together of people with a common interest, in this  ..

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FACE CONFERENCE 2008

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Boy did we get into trouble for this light hearted article! The Conference with a Sicilian twist of lemon! by a slightly twisted Caro Childs and other attendees March the 7th 2008 was  ..

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'FACE' POSTAL COMPETITIONS - DESIGNING

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

“Whenever I hear of a theme, I can’t help but think about it, whether I intend to enter a competition or not! I had been asked to demonstrate a Western Princess at the conference and had no idea w ..

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'FACE' POSTAL COMPETITIONS

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

These are getting more and more interesting, with some very skilled work being submitted. This year there was the annual Face Award, which has no theme, and the Wild West Award to go with the them ..

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'FACE' LIVE COMPETITIONS

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Face Conference is a vehicle for competitions as well as an opportunity for a lot of painters to get together, exchange tips and ideas and generally get on bad! There are a series of 'fun ..

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CARNIVAL 2007

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It’s all over! We are waiting for images to filter in from the seriously hung over painters, check back soon to see what went on over the Bank Holiday weekend. . . . . Here ar ..

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BIBI ON SPEED!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered - am I too slow? This article may answer your question, and at least give you tips on how to get faster. After a hectic summer it might be time for a little reflection and t ..

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