What Is a Face Painting Technique for the Cheek?


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One technique for face painting on the cheek is to use water-based colors. Apply the colors from light to dark. Apply a thin first layer of paint, then go back over the paint with a second layer to deepen the color.

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Dab the paint on the cheek with a brush or sponge to create various effects. Add the colors first, then follow with a black outline to add final design details and finish the look. Free-hand cheek art is one technique, but another idea is to use a stencil to create perfect art every time.

To add a final touch to the cheek, add some sparkle by applying non-toxic glitter used for fabrics.

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