How to Set Up a Face-Painting Booth

Make your next event fun and memorable by setting up a face-painting booth.

You will need

  • Face painters
  • Stencils
  • Table
  • Brushes
  • Water
  • Face paints
  • Sponges
  • Glitter
  • Examples of face-painting designs
  • Chairs
  • Mirror
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes
  • Paper towel
  • Hand sanitizer

Step 1 Find artists Find enthusiastic artists to help paint faces. If you have volunteers that are not confident drawing freehand, stencils are a great option.

Step 2 Set up a table Set up a table with clean brushes, water for cleaning brushes, face paints, sponges, glitter, and examples of face-painting designs that children can choose from.

Step 3 Provide a chair Provide a chair for the children and for the face painter to help reduce strain on their back.

Step 4 Provide a mirror and camera Keep a mirror available so the children can view the finished design. Also make lasting memories by having a camera available to take photos.

Step 5 Make cleaning easy Make cleaning easy by having wet wipes, a paper towel, and hand sanitizer available. Have fun!