1.2 Brush Strokes – Face Painting

Time Required for Lesson – 20 Minutes

Equipment and Supplies 

  • Round size 5/6 Brush 
  • Black FX paint 
  • Spray bottle 

Download and print the brush stroke practise PDF in the MATERIALS TAB.

Thin – Thick – Thin Line

1) Load up your brush in a circular rhythm.
2) Find your brush point by drawing it onto the edge of the tub.
3) Dab on cloth.
4) Start by holding your brush straight up, lightly grazing the paper, then add more pressure and to finish, begin lifting the brush to thin out the brush stroke.

General Line

1) Find your brush point.
2) Start light and end thick.

Curl Line

1) Find your brush point.
2) Start with pressure, gradually start lifting your brush so that the brush stroke ends nice and thin I the perfect twirl.

Tear-Drop Brush Stroke

Make the middle point. holding your brush straight up, press to create the flower shape. Six petals.

Drop and Drag 

Now just the same way you did the Flower petals – Press and then gradually lift so the brush stroke ends in a point. 

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*Hold your brush standing straight up.
**Load up your round brush till it is a creamy consistency.
** Before starting the brush stroke make sure you have the perfect point on your brush.