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Beginners Guide to Using Prosthetic Makeup

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Prosthetic makeup, also knowns as SFX makeup, transforms the appearance of an individual by adding new features to their body. From horns to zombie teeth, prosthetic makeup is usually made of latex, silicone or a soft plastic material. Applying prosthetics is an artform and challenges even the most professional FX makeup artists. However, with practice, […]

My Top 5 Professional Face Painting and Body Painting Supplies

Wolfe FX White & Black I love the paint quality, vibrancy and consistency of the Wolfe White & Black. It allows for beautifully controlled, flowing lines. The Wolfe White can be used either as a base by using a small amount of product on a sponge but it can also be used for opaque line-work […]

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 […]

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 […]

Easter Celebration Ideas, Party Decorations & Entertainment

It feels like this leap year is passing us by at lightening speed with Easter sneaking up on us early this year! With Easter only 4 weeks away, it’s time to organize those family & friend get-togethers, relax and soak up the last of the summer sun. So, with that in mind, we have put together the ultimate Easter […]

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 […]