Tag Archive | San Francisco bay area face painting

Auntie Stacey packs some info

Mightygoods.com included me in a article about how professional face painters pack and prepare their gear. Here is my section. I live in Northern California, about two hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge, in beautiful Sonoma county. A friend encouraged me to try face painting many years ago. She showed me a few designs […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Why face painting? I have the best job in the world – painting fun! I love making someone a sparkly princess or bold dragon. Imagination and play are my hallmarks. I love that face painting is temporary (aside from the photos, which are priceless keepsakes) low tech and personal. How did you learn to face […]

Spend Mother’s Day with the kids – baby goats that is

Save the date for Redwood Hill Farm’s open house on Mother’s Day, and three other days this May. Family owned since 1968, Sebastopol-based Redwood Hill Farm is a certified humane goat dairy dedicated to quality, sustainability and community. Join yours truly, and the Brice family for free family fun starting on Mother’s Day, May 7th.  They have baby […]

Auntie Stacey in the News – Rockin’ Dia de Los Muertos in San Francisco

I recently painted at a Day-of-the-Dead-themed fundraiser, held at the Raven Night club in San Francisco. What a blast! Students from San Francisco State University did a fabulous job organizing a variety of entertainment in a classy bar. By 11PM on a Wednesday night, the venue was full of dancing youths, many of them painted by yours […]

Petaluma Pumpkin Patch – Face Painting & Family Fun

I’ll be face painting this Saturday, October 3, Saturday October 17, Sunday October 18 and other days to be determined, at the Petaluma Pumpkin Patch, a wonderful family-run venue. Overflowing with autumn harvest bounty; sunflowers and pretty pumpkins growing in a large field. We got a big orange and green speckled one last year which turned completely orange […]

How to Paint a Leopard Face – step by step tutorial

For this make up I used Kryolan brand white and yellow, along with Wolfe brand black. You can use any face paint you like, as long as it’s face paint – that is makeup, not paint made for paper or canvas. Non-toxic does not mean it’s safe for use on the body. My lovely friend Willa is my […]

Halloween Cosplay Tips from a Face Painter

1) Find inspiration in your closet Special occasion clothes can be the perfect starting point for a costumed character. The flower girl dress from a wedding makes a fantastic start for a fairy princess. Tuxedos for vampires, graduation grown (belted, with a shredded hemline) for witches. Worn clothing can find new life, eh, undead life, as a […]