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The buzz on biz

face painters set up

Interested in starting a face painting business…

Or already running one?

It’s a fun way to earn an income. Face painting has relatively low start-up costs and a good return on investment if you know how to market yourself.

There are many types of events requiring the services of a face painter, from birthday parties to promotional sales. If you have the knowledge, skills and passion, there’s a lot of opportunities to grow a successful business for the right person. Come along to one of our workshops and take away 10 steps to making a profit in your first year.

I’ll be sharing some tips, opinions and ideas through this blog – so subscribe now (if you haven’t already). Don’t forget to look for me on Twitter and Facebook.

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Happy painting everyone :) Kate


6 comments on “The buzz on biz

  1. Connie Maks
    April 6, 2013

    Very good info on this site. I am eager to watch it grow!!
    Where did you get the table with legs in the picture above? It looks like a very good set-up! Thank You!

  2. facepaintingschool
    April 6, 2013

    Thanks Connie. It’s still early days but I’ve got big plans and plenty of new ideas to come. The table above is actually my own set up, which is a camp kitchen from the local camping and outdoor store. It’s pretty close to perfect for face painting. I love it anyway. :)

  3. Pamela Khoury
    May 5, 2013

    Hi Kate, I love your setup. It looks like a fast packup and escape!!!! I too am looking forward to seeing your site grow….good luck.

  4. Shaya
    November 26, 2013

    Hi Kate, thanks for starting this site, it’s been very helpful answering questions I had. I’m a face painting newbie; mainly for fun.
    I’m really looking forward to video tutorials, I find these really effective. Do you have any online yet?
    Thanks again

  5. facepaintingschool
    December 4, 2013

    Hi Shaya, I have a couple of videos ready to go and need to make the time to upload them! Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment. All the best for your painty adventure :)

  6. Cathryn Nash
    July 14, 2014

    So excited about this site and the fact that there will be classes all over Australia. Going to start saving madly right now…Looking forward to taking my face painting to the next level.

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