Category Archives: Beginner Artist

Halloween Makeup Ideas Which Shock & Scare!

Forget wearing a plastic mask because we’ve got the best Halloween makeup ideas for you to experiment with this October! Gory and gruesome, horrifying and scary, we’ll share our top ideas on makeup to ensure this Halloween is one you’ll never forget! Top Halloween Makeup Ideas for Kids & Adults Do you find yourself eagerly […]

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Makeup

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead and Sugar skull makeup has been on-trend and hot for Halloween for the last few years. We have reason to believe it will be popular this year too! Are you game to give this super easy look a go yourself too? Want a Day of the Dead makeup that you can do […]

Our Secrets to Preparing for a Professional Competition in Face Painting & Body Painting

Here’s an image of our work from The World Body Painting Festival in Austria, 2015 Theme – Games People Play, Category – Special FX Makeup – 7th Place Artist – Samantha Fernandes, Model – Samantha Rebecca Krauchi Photographer – Andrea Peria So you’ve just come out of Makeup school and you want to take part in your first […]

We Are Passionate About The World of Makeup, Practice Makes Perfect!

Here at The Magic Brush, we are passionate about the world of makeup, the universe of transformations. The art of transforming people into characters. The crazier the better, we love bizarre and ridiculous makeups! Just let your imagination run wild! We are the best people in the business to run the online shop, we are artists passionate about […]

Simple Face Painting Ideas Using Colour Theory

Creatives with a the trained eye or those displaying artistic talents pick colours that complement each other effortlessly. But what about for those lacking artistic flair and imagination? That’s where we introduce the fool-proof method; the colour wheel, to help you paint up a storm using simple face painting ideas & techniques. Fun fact – did you know that the original colour […]

Our New Web Store – Buy Face Paint Online

You can now Buy Face Paint Online in New Zealand via the Magic Brush Shop! Our professional team of artists at The Magic Brush love face painting and have been providing face painting and kids entertainment in New Zealand, particularly Auckland since 2003! We love the creative outlet it provides to our artists and it is […]

The Face Art Beginner’s Guide to Set-up

The Face Art Beginner’s Guide to Set-up You’ve got your kit all ready to start painting some little faces, now for efficient and tidy set up! Here’s a couple of tips and tricks to ensure that your space is set-up with comfort and hygiene in mind. By following these steps you’re sure to have an […]

The Beginner’s Face Paint Kit For Under $50

Have you ever watched professional face painters work their magic in under 2-3 minutes per child and wonder if it was possible for you to do the same? The answer is yes, it is! The trick is in the great quality product we use. We would love for you to start face painting, so we have […]