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Follies -Academy of Face Painting and Body Art- Courses and Training School 
 

Face Painting 

Introductory day:   Suitable for those with little or no experience in the art…..
 

 
 
Introduction to Face Painting-
 
This course will introduce you to Facepainting.
The course provides product knowledge and general information about product and equipment supplies.The course will give you basic application techniques and design skills.At the end of the day you will leave with the knowledge of how to paint at least 6 faces. Information will be given on how to develop these basic faces and to extend your repertoire.You will be presented with an industry recognised certificate at the end of your course.

 
What do I need to bring ?
 
All paints, brushes sponges etc are provided for use on the day.
A camera is a good idea to record your achievements and to use as a reminder of designs. Wet wipes or a flannel is a good idea as we do encourage each person to be painted, it is important to experience having your face painted.There will be the facility to purchase products on the day by cash or cheque payment only

 
Kent- The courses run from 10am till 3pm. Course fees- £90-00
Venue: Meopham Leisure Centre, Wrotham Road (just off A227), Meopham, Kent DA13 0AH
London- the courses run from 10am till 3pm Course fees- £100-00
Venue: Greenwich


Face Painting   

Improvers day: Suitable for those with some previous experience.
 

Improvers Face Painting -
 
This one day course will take you from the basics of Face Painting through into the next stage of more advanced techniques. This course is ideal for those with little experience or for those that have had greater experience of face painting, these will have the opportunity to learn advanced techniques; you can learn new techniques from this day at many levels.  The day will include more design ideas and inspiration, including the shaping of the face, more advanced blending techniques, as well as further brushwork skills.We will also briefly look at products and there will be an opportunity to discuss business policies, including insurance, and the opportunity for further discussions of any related business areas.You will be presented with an industry recognised certificate at the end of your course.

 
What do I need to bring ?
 
All paints, brushes sponges etc are provided for use on the day.
A camera is a good idea to record your achievements and to use as a reminder of designs. Wet wipes or a flannel is a good idea as we do encourage each person to be painted, it is important to experience having your face painted.

 
Kent- The courses run from 10am till 3pm. Course fees- £90-00
Venue:Sole street Village Hall, near Meopham, Kent
London- the courses run from 10am till 3pm Course fees- £100-00
Venue: Greenwich



Advancement/Enhancement day
Suitable for those that have been painting a while but wish to enhance, expand skills, techniques and design 

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Advanced face painting -

Expand and extend your skills on this great day- Learn new techniques, enhance brushwork and blending skills to create even more designs- to include some fast and fab ideas to too- to speed up your faces as well as an introduction to some new products and techniques.

What do I need to bring ? 

All paints, brushes sponges etc are provided for use on the day. A camera is a good idea to record your achievements and to use as a reminder of designs. Wet wipes or a flannel is a good idea as we do encourage each person to be painted, it is important to experience having your face painted.There will be the facility to purchase products on the day by cash or cheque payment only  

Kent- The courses run from 10am till 3pm. Course fees- £90-00
Venue: Meopham Leisure Centre, Wrotham Road (just off A227), Meopham, Kent DA13 0AH
London- the courses run from 10am till 3pm Course fees- £100-00
Venue: Greenwich


Skills days - Specific days that focus on a core skill or design area - to attend any of these days you must have already attended an introductory one day course or to be of a practiced standard already
 

One stroke full faces day
Learn the fabulous skills of one stroke, then practice the one stroke skills on full faces. Learn where to place the one strokes and to create some amazing and very quick designs. 

Workshop Content


Brushes - different types for different strokes. The benefits of using the best brushes for the job !! How to load your brushes. Paint consistency. Preparing to paint ! Basic stroke techniques- getting to grips ! 
  • Step by Step Tutorial - Rosebuds and Roses, Hibiscus, leaves of all varieties !
  • Step by Step Tutorial - Poppies and Pansies Step by Step Tutorial - Butterflies, Birds and Bees
  • Step by Step Tutorial - Dragons, Snappydiles, Dolphins, Dinosaurs, Frogs and lots more !


Create your own designs using the techniques learnt !

Classes will cost £90 per painter, please bring along your own kit and a flat brush or these can be supplied on the day. Also, bring along a brush that lurks in your kit but never gets used - it will soon have a job !!!! There will also be stock available to purchase on the day.

 

Face Painting WorkshopsFantasy Festival / Clubby Eye designs

Never sure what to paint on adults or teens??
Come and learn some new techniques, fast and fab faces for Festivals night clubs or nay adults teen parties….

  
 
Within this workshop you will cover:
 
       * combining the use of powders with paints
       * eye designs for the older children / adults
       * Use of stencils to speed up and enhance your designs
       * Quick split cake techniques and designs including
         flowers and masks
       * Creating textures and animal prints
 
 



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