What you’ll need:
- Blue Face Paint
- Green Face Paint
- Yellow Face Paint
- Black Face Paint
- White Face Paint
- Red Face Paint
- Orange Face Paint
- Black eyeliner pencil
- Medium Brush
- Small Brush
- Powder Brush
- Setting Powder
Outline your monster’s mouth using the black eyeliner pencil. Create a large half circle over your child’s mouth and chin. Next outline the face with yellow paint coming in close to the outside corners of the eyes and just underneath the outlined mouth, making sure you leave some space on the outside edges of the face.
Draw three orange circles on the cheeks above the outlined mouth. Then start to draw in teeth across the top and bottom of the mouth.
Mix red, white & a little bit of yellow together to get a salmon pink colour. Fill in the mouth with the pink being careful around your newly painted teeth outlines. With the setting powder and powder brush set everything you’ve done so far making sure to press the powder into the makeup not brush so you don’t smudge anything.
Mix together blue, green & white paint to get a minty turquoise colour. Using a large brush, paint around the outside of the face.
Fill in the middle section of the face with yellow. Use a small brush to paint around your orange circles.
Finally, fill in your teeth and add a small red half circle inside the mouth for a tongue. Set everything with setting powder.
Download this .pdf of the Monster horns and attach them to a regular headband to help complete your look!
Rwarrrr! You’ve got a monster!
Emily Jewer is a Halifax based photographer. Her company MJ Photographics specializes in portraiture, occasionally working with families and couples, but mainly focussing on headshots for performers of all kinds including many kid and teen actors in the region. Emily is also a theatre artist, working as an actor, stage manager and director on many Halifax productions. She works with kids at Neptune Theatre School and as a child supervisor for kids onstage in professional theatre productions.
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