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How to build the perfect face paint case

ALL the professional face painters I know are constantly looking out for ways to streamline their work and improve their kits. That’s why customised face painting cases like this one … Continue reading

June 18, 2014

The key to unlock success is….

Believe your own magic

January 28, 2014

Australia Day face painting

Face painters all over Australia are getting ready for one of the biggest days in their calendar. Yep, Australia Day is bigger than Halloween for most Aussie face painters. This … Continue reading

January 20, 2014

The secret to setting a fair price

Most of us struggle with the concept of setting our rates and fees. At least at the beginning. Afterall providing a service isn’t like selling a product. A service is … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

An intro to marketing for face painters

© by Kate Matthews 2013 MARKETING is a concept that’s often misunderstood. Many people use the word loosely, often thinking it simply means advertising. But marketing is a much broader … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

20 tips for working with kids on the spectrum

GUEST POST by Cindy Trusty I’m a mom of a child on the autism spectrum. While to most at a quick glance he’d seem like your average kid, he definitely … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Herpes in the headlines: why hygiene really matters

by Kate Matthews SEVERAL news reports from the US in early 2013 alleged a make-up artist at a Rihanna concert may be responsible for infecting a woman with the herpes … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 6 Comments

4 Social Media Principles I Learned at the Face Painting Booth

I CAME ACROSS this great blog post the other day and I wanted to share it with you. Cheri perfectly puts into context the whole concept of social media marketing … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

To give or not to give: the vexed question of charity

FACE painters are generally kind and generous people who enjoy making children happy. But when it comes to the vexed question of charity, there’s a fine line between offering support … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 9 Comments

7 tips on etiquette for pro face painters

AS an avid reader, viewer and user of online forums, I often see the same old problems rearing their ugly heads when it comes to face painters and etiquette, or … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 16 Comments