1.9 Lion Design – Face Painting

Time Required for Lesson – 20 Minutes

Equipment and Supplies 

  • Sponge 
  • White FX/ Tag paint 
  • Round Brush 
  • Yellow and Red 
  • Black FX paint 
  • Spray bottle 

Background check 

1)Select a sponge.
2) Spritz on the length of one side of the sponge.
3) Going back and forth a number of time to ensure enough color has been loaded.  
4) Dab over eyelids and above the upper lip area.  

Let the Sponge Work

1)Place the sponge between the eyebrows and start dabbing to ensure a strong vibrant color shows.
2) Squeeze the sponge and drag it around the white shape to create the ears.
3) Dab to re-inforce the color.
4) Repeat on the other side.
5) Place the sponge in line with the corner of the eye and dab it downwards to meet the muzzle area.

Lets Blend It!

Fill in the remaining area. Blend red in.

Get it right

Load your round brush with black. Thick to thin lines. 

Muzzle Section

1) Coming from the corner of the mouth, gradually lift and allow your line work to get thinner as its makes its way to the inner corner of the eyes.
2) Don’t forget the nose!

High-light it baby 

White high-lights 


* Sponge consistency should be dry-ish , almost airbrushed effect. 

** Load up your round brush till it is a creamy consistency.

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