Funny Faces A Big Book of Face Painting Review (Clavis Books)

What It Is

Funny Faces: A Big Book of Face Painting is written by Charlotte Verrecas and published by Clavis Books. This 80-page book provides parents and kids with some face painting ideas and guides to complete a costume or simply play roleplay. Based on Verrecas' expert knowledge and experience as a makeup artist for TV, theater, and musicals, this book provides basic and essential tips on how to achieve 18 different face painted looks ranging from pirates to princesses to kittens to comic book heroes. Throughout each guide, Verrecas also offers helpful tips ranging from the exact type of brushes you should use, which colors can be sometimes difficult to work with, which direction to sweep your brush strokes and more.

Is It Fun?

What we like about this guide book is it breaks things down into easy-to-follow steps. We also think the clean layout of the book breaks things up into easy-to-digest bits of information with beautiful photographs.

Who It’s For

Funny Faces is for ages 5 and up. We think this book is best suited for kids, and adults, who might have an interest in face painting like a pro.

What To Be Aware Of

Face painting supplies are not included.

Younger kids will need some assistance achieving the looks featured on the pages.

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  • Funny Faces A Big Book of Face Painting published by Clavis Books
  • Written by: Charlotte Verrecas
  • We recommend this book for kids ages 5 and up