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How to Do Basic Brush Strokes for Face Painting

Learn how to do basic brush strokes for face painting from expert Emma Sadler in this Howcast video.


"How to Do Face Painting:

Brush Strokes

So now I'm going to show you some simple brush strokes that are used universally for face paint. So to start, the teardrop. With what you do is you press down, drag and slowly lift up. And this helps give you a thickened and a long skinny tail. Another universal brush stroke is the simple dot. And this is easily done by making sure your brush is at a point and just lightly pressing down and swirling it. And the more pressure you put, the bigger the dot. Or you can have very tiny dots. Next I will show you the tiger stripe but it is also used with the butterfly. To do a tiger stripe you start light, push down wiggle your brush, wiggle it up and let go. One more time, light, push down, wiggle, come back around and lift. And those are some brush strokes you can use in face painting."

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