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Mardi Gras Design by Ashley Pickin

Posted by Ashley P. from Suffolk, Virginia, United States • Published See Ashley P.'s 9 projects »
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  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 1
    Step 1

    Sponge a layer of pink from the corner of the eye, and up into the hairline.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add a layer of metallic purple to the edges.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using a brush, outline the purple edges with dark plum. Using a dry brush, drag the color into the metallic purple.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using a small brush, outline the plum with black. Go back with a dry brush and drag the black into the plum.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 5
    Step 5

    Using a brush, outline the eye. Be sure that your lines come to a point.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using a brush, add black swirls, curls and dots. Try to follow the contour of the face.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 7
    Step 7

    Using the handle of a brush add the teal polka dots. Be sure that the sizes of the dots are varied.

  • How to create a face painting. Mardi Gras Face Painting - Step 8
    Step 8

    Last, add gold glitter and color in the lips with metallic purple and black.

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EmmaThePrincess
EmmaThePrincess · Kalmar, Kalmar County, SE · 23 projects
How neat! I love the bright colours.
What I don't understand though, is why it was featured in "More from Nail Painting & Manicures". But hey, random stuff is random!
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janey pearl:)
janey pearl:) · 3 projects
great! i love it<3
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17snaxaday
17snaxaday · 6 projects
super cute
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Jean
Jean · Stafford, Virginia, US · 24 projects
so freaking cool. i'd love to have that painted on my face for halloween for work! i can see the MP's at the gate when i pull up and hand them my id!!

that would be so worth it!!
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Leah S
Leah S · 11 projects
this is reaaaly cool (:
I think I might adapt it slightly for the halloween rave!
good job (Y)
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Roxanne M.
Roxanne M. · Chicago, Illinois, US · 27 projects
really pretty
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Tahreem M.
Tahreem M. · New York, New York, US
thtzz so pretty!!
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Andy
Andy · Prague, Hlavní město Praha, CZ · 7 projects
oooooooo PRETTY
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lena
lena · Richmond, Virginia, US · 2 projects
WOAH SOOO COOL
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samii w.
samii w. · Chester, England, GB · 2 projects
that looks stunning
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