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Halloween monster face painting: A how-to guide

This post is by Erika Monroy of AKIN Body Painting.

It doesn’t take lots of money to turn your little cutie pie into a monster for Halloween. Follow these easy steps:

  1. Use a damp sponge and load it with grass green paint. Create the shape of the head of a monster in the face, from the forehead to the upper lip.
  2. With white paint and a brush # 2 draw the horns on the forehead and add teeth on the outer edges of the cheeks and mouth.
  3. With the same brush use black paint to outline the design. Add lines that highlight the cheeks and some ovals that enlarge the nostrils.


Information and picture provided in part from Snazaroo

Erika Monroy is a body painting artist. See more of her work at AKIN Body Painting. She tells a story while painting the guest model.

If you’re looking for ideas to create your own Halloween on the cheap, including 90 cheap and easy Halloween costume ideas, check out the Cheap Halloween Guide at Living on the Cheap.

Find more free and cheap Halloween fun in Miami here.

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