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Top 7 Special Effects Makeup Artists to Gather Inspiration & Ideas from

Special Effects Makeup

Isn’t special effects makeup amazing? From blood and gore through to fairy-tale princess, the power special effects makeup has to transform anyone’s appearance is simply magical. Whether you’re using fake blood, prosthetics or modelling clay, the power literally is in your hands! When seeking inspiration for the makeup to wear for Halloween, a themed corporate […]

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 […]

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 […]