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3 Minute Cheek Art Designs

“3 Minute Cheek Art” is third in series of face painting books issued by Gary Cole and SNAZAROO USA Inc. This book features the award winning Massachusetts artist Roberta Mandella. The 3 Minute Cheek Art book contains 55 pages of fast, easy to learn cheek art designs with step-by-step instruction.  55 pages paperback, 8.3x 5.5 x 0.1 inches

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Day of the Dead

SORRY, OUT OF STOCK!!

 
by Lilly Walters Schermerhorn, Author and Artist
Face and Body Painting Ideas and Designs.
Fast to fantastic sugar skull stragegies for Dia de los Muertos.
Learn the tools and tricks of professional sugar skull artists over 250 illustrations and photos.
 

$34.00

(Inc. $3.09 GST)

Endless Face Painting by Saskia de Wit

OUT OF STOCK

The 17 step-by-steps include every design you could need to get you started. There are butterflies, princesses, tigers, a pirate, monster, witch, dog, clown and Spiderman.  Each step is clearly photographed in five to seven stages, accompanied by the products used and some tips.  It’s also easy to see from the photos exactly how Saskia is using a sponge or a brush for that particular step.

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Eye Designs for Boys

”The Face Painting Book of Eye Designs for Boys” is the 5th book in the Face Painting Book series by Snazaroo and it features the art work of Kristi Darby. Enjoy 25 step by step designs that make creating cool boy designs fast and easy. 3 to 5 minute designs.

26% off Normally $23 down to $17

$17.00

(Inc. $1.55 GST)

Face Painted Fairies - Volume 1

Suzanne Mykolajenko

In the Little Book of Face Painted Fairies, Suzanne has created simple and effective designs to suggest a fairy face, that brings alive the stories she used to tell her daughter when she was little.
This delightful book is sure to appeal to all ages.
Children will love the gentle stories and colourful images; face painters and parents will be inspired to reproduce these lovely designs which are so quick and easy to paint.

$16.00

(Inc. $1.45 GST)

Face Painted Fairies - Volume 2

Suzanne Mykolajenko

Following on the success of the first volume of Face Painted Fairies, Suzanne has created this stunning second collection.  There are 22 simple and effective designs, each accompanied by a beautiful watercolour and whimsical fairy description.
Whether you are a professional artist, a beginner wanting to try out face painting for the first time or a parent looking for magical stories to tell your children, there is something in this book that will inspire and delight you.

$16.00

(Inc. $1.45 GST)

Fast Forward Festival Faces by Mark Reid & Friends

Every year, Mark Reid takes a team of painters to the Texas State Fair and they create thousands of brilliant faces.  This book captures over 400 images of just some of those designs.

Each page is dedicated to a particular type of design, with some including step-by-step photos.

A great reference book and perfect for Mark fans. 

$32.00

(Inc. $2.91 GST)

Illusion & Friends Face Paint - Book 2

Illusions and Friends Face Painting Step-by-Step Guide is back with a NEW Book 2.

Featuring artists Nick and Brian Wolfe, Yolanda Bartram, Mark Reid, Marcela Murad, Rebecca Anthony, Amy Grigg, and so many more.

This is a full step by step guide of some of the worlds best artists favourite faces. This book is a must have for any painter!

Normally $28 down $15

$15.00

(Inc. $1.36 GST)

Mama Clowns Holiday Designs

The Face Painting Book of Holiday Designs is the first colloborative effort in the Face Painting book series. Marcela Murad teamed up with her niece and business partner Silly Heather from Silly Farm Supplies to share with you Holidays designs great for all year long. This fantastic book features designs for Valentines Day, St Patty's day, New Years, Hanukkah, Canada Day and designs that are excellent for every day face painting.

The Holiday design book includes several designs that can be incorporated into any theme or Holiday. This book will sure to be your favourite in the series! Happy Painting. 

60% off Normally $25 down to $10

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Marcela Murad - Book of Masks

The Face Painting Book of Masks is our best selling book. This book features over 25 step by step designs including Spiderman, Batman, Unicorn, princess and much more. This fantastic book is an inspirational tool that is compact enough to take with you to jobs, inspire you to create colorful mask designs, and to have fun painting.
 
The Face Painting book of Masks by Marcela Murad is a easy to follow step by step guide on how to create the most requested face painting designs today.  

60% off Mama Clown Books - Normally $25 now $10

 

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Marcela Murad - Butterflies

This inspirational book is overflowing with inventive and creative ideas for face painting one of the most requested designs - the beautiful butterfly. Easy step-by step instructions will show you how to paint all kinds of butterflies, from simple baby butterflies to butterfly designs inspired by sunrises, rainbows and flowers. Included are tips on using a variety of products, short cuts for adding speed to the designs, application techniques plus design ideas from other talented artists.

Marcela Murad is a pioneer in the world of face and body painting. As the publisher of Face and Body Art International Magazine and Co-producer of the annual Face and Body Art International Convention, Marcela has been influential in elevating these wonderful arts to new levels. With this book, she challenges the artist in you to spread the wings of your creative spirits and like the butterfly use your talents to bring beauty and joy as you color the world, one face at a time.

60% off Mama Clown Books - Normally $25 now $10

 

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Marcela Murad - Cats

The Face Painting Book of Cats by Marcela "Mama Clown" Murad is the second book in the Face Painting book series by Silly Farm and Mama Clown.

This amazing book features over 50 Original Cat Face Painting designs by Marcela and other talented artists such as Jinny, Mark Reid, Sandy Hill, and so many more. It is a must have to your Face Painting book collection.

60% off Mama Clown Books - Normally $25 now $10

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Marcela Murad - Eye Designs

OUT OF STOCK

The Face Painting Book of Eye Designs is a great face painting guide to inspire all artists. The Book of Eye Designs by Marcela Murad features over 25 step-by-step Eye Designs great for children, teens, tweens and adults. The 4th book in the Face Painting Book series follows the same great format as the Book of Cats, Princesses and Butterflies with easy to follow step-by-step images and clean clear finished designs.
 
The Eye Design book features several great designs such as Flower eyes, Dragon eyes, Spider Eyes, Fairy eyes and more. 

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Marcela Murad - Fairy Princesses

As the third book in the series, this inspirational book is overflowing with magical Fairy Princess designs guaranteed to spark the princess within. This book features over 20 princess designs with full colour step by step. Marcela "Mama Clown" Murad delivers the best book yet.

Her Princess designs are a magical treat to the eyes, yet simple enough to look and learn.
This book is MUST HAVE!

60% off Mama Clown Books - Normally $25 now $10

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Margi Kanter's Quick Picks

Quick Picks By Margi Kanter

This fabulous new book has 18 step-step-designs and is really different from Margi's other books. It is packed full of new fast designs that are very different from the nose art designs that we associate with Margi

THe designs include Baby dragon, Rainbow Mask, Sunshine flower, Owl mask, Bunny, Pretty Peacock and many more. There are also hints on how create different cartoon eyes and hands.

This is a durable spiral bound book which opens flat, enabling you to easily look at the designs while you are learning them.

$28.00

(Inc. $2.55 GST)

Mark Reid - Fantasy Cats

Mark Reid, the master face and body painter from Albuquerque,NM, released his first book choosing his favourite subject and a popular one with all face painters, Fantasy Cats. Fantasty Cats contains a collection of 12 step-by-step cat designs as well as tips on equipment and techniques and a gallery of design ideas.
 
Mark Reid is affectionately known as the ‘King of Cats’ by the face and body painting community. After graduating from Colorado Institute of Art he made a living from fine art, graphic design and murals. He started face painting at festivals, as a hobby, in 1994. In 2002 he saw his first face-painted tiger and became a full-time face and body painter.

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Mark Reid Signature Jeans

Signed Copies available.
60 pages (20x30 cm) with full-color pictures of Mark Reid's famous Jeans paintings!
Designs from the past decade, painted all over the world.
Moreover, this book contains a step by step jeans painting instruction!

$43.70

(Inc. $3.97 GST)

One Stroke Face Painting

OUT OF STOCK

One Stroke Face Painting by Gretchen Fleener was designed for the professional face painter who is looking to add one-stroke painting techniques to their repertoire. This book begins by explaining many foundations of one-stroke techniques, such as loading a brush , loading a sponge, stencil techniques, making your own split and sushi cakes, basic strokes and troubleshooting. It also covers other must-have face painting skills, such as double-dip flower petals, lighting, linework, and teardrops.

The rest of the book is packed with full color photos of 40 step-by-steps designs! The first twenty are cheek art designs, which can also easily be adapted into full face, eye or forehead designs. The remaining twenty art full face designs. No matter what your skill level, this book has designs to fit where you are at, and those to help you stretch and grow. While there are simple designs that even a total beginner can tackle, the book also includes more difficult designs to practice and master! And to further challenge yourself as you get better, many of the designs have suggestions of ideas to elaborate on them. This book will inspire you to try new designs, and make then your own!

$35.00

(Inc. $3.18 GST)

Pashur Spiders & Scorpions Book

Pashur's Face & Body Art Guide to creating 3D Scorpions and Spiders, this book features:
  • 16 full coloured pages
  • Parts of the guide are in Spanish
  • Anatomical breakdown of Spiders & Scorpions
  • Facts & reference photos
  • Amazing 3D step-by-step easy to learn designs.

 

15% off Normally $20 down to $17

$17.00

(Inc. $1.55 GST)

Pashurs Guide to Face Painting Dragons

SORRY, OUT OF STOCK!!

 

Pashur's Face Painting Guide to Dragons is a step-by-step lesson book on how to create amazing face and body art dragons. Pashur puts his unique spin on drawing dragons and embellishing them with glitter, wings and flames. This book is a MUST have for any painter. This amazing book features over 20 dragon designs in full colour with an extra tips and anatomy section.

$23.00

(Inc. $2.09 GST)

Pick & Oliver - Fast Fun Faces

With the emphasis on fun, Fast Fun Faces gives you an amazing range of ideas to please girls and boys of all ages. The experienced team behind Illusion, Claire Pick and Julie Oliver, have created 29 exciting designs based on their knowledge of the faces children like the most. And understanding the importance of speed, each design can be quickly.

With easy-to-follow staged pictures, clear photography and simple instructions this book offers something for everyone – from the novice to the expert face painter. Its practical style makes it the ideal companion for a professional painter, but also invaluable for anyone wanting to paint for the first time.

60% off Normally $25 down to $10

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Pick Your Nose 2

Signed copies available. 
​By Margi Kanter This is the second in the series of Margi Kanter's wonderful nose art books.  Learn how to paint Margi's unique cartoon designs with a focus on art for every season.  With clear instructions for each step-by-step design. This is a quirky and original gem of a book.

50% off Normally $21 now $10

 

 

 

 

 

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Pick Your Nose 3

Nosing around Under the Sea by Margi Kante

This edition focuses on designs from under the sea and has 12 fabulous new nose art designs for you to try, these include Angel Fish, Silly Seagull, Crazy Frog, Rock Lobster and many more.

Each design is broken down with step by step instructions to show, clear photography and shows the colours that you need to create the design.

50% off Normally $21 now $10

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Rainbows and Bling

The Face Painting Book of Rainbows and Bling is a collaboration book by Marcela Murad and Heather Green. This stunning book features 23 step by step blingtastic designs. Each design features beautiful color and bling! This is a great book for all level painters and includes step by step instructions how to create bling clusters, a list of products used in each design, and desgins you can use at your next job. 

Designs covered in this book

  • Princess Fairy
  • Shimmer Cheetah
  • Bling Queen
  • Bling Goddess
  • Tribal Bling
  • Bat Bling
  • TigerFly
  • Garden Fairy
  • Electric Fairy 
  • DragonFly
  • and so much more!

This book is a must have in your collection 

$30.00

(Inc. $2.73 GST)

Realism for Face & Body Artists

SORRY, OUT OF STOCK!!

 
by Gretchen Flener Printed by Illusion
Do you ever wonder where to paint your shadows and highlights?  Or how other artists are able to create such lifelike illusions like spiders crawling across the skin, water droplets, and realistic textures?  Finally, there is a book that addresses all of these issues and more!  

From the author of the wildly popular book “One Stroke Face Painting” comes this brand new book, “Realism for Face and Body Artists!” 

 In this book, Gretchen combines her realistic product rendering education, graphic design experience, and over 19 years of face painting experience to bring you the ultimate reference guide to realism geared specifically for face and body painters.

This book begins with a basic lesson in color, perspective, highlights, and shadows, and then expands on these lessons throughout the book.  Once you have a basic understanding of these principles, the book goes on to explain how they are applied to specific subject matter such as insects, water drops, gemstones, fur, eyes, feathers, foliage, and fabric to name just a few. With over 450 colour photo’s over 160 pages, this is a comprehensive guide for any face painter interested in learning new skills and techniques.

“Realism for Face and Body Painters” is sure to become a valuable reference tool, full of tips and exercises to help stretch you an help you grow as an artist.

$45.00

(Inc. $4.09 GST)

The Brush Stroke Handbook

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by Maureen McNaughton

This is the one! The Brushstroke Handbook is your complete reference for mastering more than 50 fabulous strokes. Inside you'll find visual, step-by-step instruction divided into two sections that detail techniques for working with both round and flat brushes in acrylics. Flip through and find the stroke you want, featuring a range of comma strokes, pressure strokes, fan strokes, teardrop strokes, scroll strokes and much more.

From the very basics of supplies and techniques to more in-depth guidance for creating unique compositions, this guide offers everything you need to build confidence, have fun and paint successfully--whether you're a beginner or a more experienced painter.

This comprehensive guide includes:

  • Quick-reference photos for finding the right stroke, fast.
  • Step-by-step stroke instructions that actually build a little painting with every lesson.
  • Easy-to-follow worksheets for combining strokes to make complete flowers, birds, butterflies, lace, ribbons and more.
  • 20 fresh and pretty borders painted with round and flat brushes.
  • Two sections highlighting common mistakes and how to fix them.

$34.00

(Inc. $3.09 GST)

Totally Tribal by Jay Bautista

Silly Farm publishing presents a brand new step by step guide to Totally Tribal designs by world renowned instructor and artist Jay Bautista. Jay's tribal infused designs will help you transform your average butterfly into a rocking work of art and he will show you the recipe to create tribal line work great for all ages and designs. This awesome book features over 14 tribal designs including tattoo designs and a fierce tribal tiger. This book is a must have for any painter!

60% off Normally $18 now $12.50

$12.50

(Inc. $1.14 GST)

Usborne Book of Face Painting

SORRY, OUT OF STOCK!!

The Usborne Book of Face Painting is a great beginner's guide to show you how to transform people into animals, monsters, clowns and vampires, or decorate their faces with beautiful flowers or exotic scenes. Easy to follow instructions and helpful techniques mean that beginners can achieve impressive results.

$25.00

(Inc. $2.27 GST)

Usborne Starting Face Painting

Starting Face Painting is a lively, practical inroduction for young beginners.  It covers everything you need to know to be able to creat amazing faces, such as a shark that bites when you open your mouth, a sinister ice king or a jolly pirate. Sikmple steps show you exactlfy what you have to do and the delightful photosgraphs will encourage you to start face panting.

60% off Normally $25 now $10​

 

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Wolfe Bros Book Set - Basic Face Painting

 

Let Nick and Brian Wolfe show you more designs with the basic principles and techniques of face painting.

In addition to the 18 step-by-step designs in each book, they will show you how easy these designs are to create.

With full colour images and information on which colours to use, face painting has never been so easy.

Includes: Batman, Zoro, Cheetah, Scorpion, Pussy-Cat, Taxi, Honey Bear, Wicked Witch, Green Monster, Bird of Paradise, Rainbow, Tribal, Werewolf, Monkey, Princess, Dutch Motive, Rainbow Butterfly, Naughty Dog, Dragon. Scary Pumpkin, Ninja, Crocodile, Dolphin, Blue Bird, Skeleton, Tiger, Little Bears, Locomotive, Unicorn, Vampire, Wolf, Roses, Space, Exotic Flower.

60% off Normally $25 now $10 (per book)

Wolfe Bros Book Set - Book 1 Blue

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Wolfe Bros Book Set - Book 2 Red

$10.00

(Inc. $0.91 GST)

Wolfe Brothers Volume 2 - HORROR

TOP SECRET Step by Step Cheat Book!!

Volume 2 -HORROR

Learn the Art of face painting with master face painters Nick & Brian Wolfe - step by step instructional training using Nick & Brians own Tips.

36% off Normally $25 down to $16

$16.00

(Inc. $1.45 GST)

All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. Colours are a guide only and may not appear exactly as the product.