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« on: November 20, 2006 06:12:43 AM »

I've been on the net searching for like an hour already and my butt's kinda tired, plus I got dishes to do...that's why I decided to check in here.  Anyone has links on tutorials or how-to or whatever.  Basically what paints are good for what (for ex. if my model's going on a daytime fashion shoot, or at a club, or fashion show, or a shoot in the ocean), how to prep, etc.  I'm taking a basic make-up course and one of the areas I'm looking forward to is fantasy make-up.  I'd like to go all out though since I'm taking pictures of my models to build a portfolio.  I'm sure someone in all of us has a little sun'in-sun'in they can share.   Grin  THANX!!

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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2007 09:40:20 PM »

i did it once with acrylic paints but they cracked a bit. i hear latex-based paint is pretty good and peels right off ( easy cleanup). where do u take ur makeup classes? i am looking to do that. i want a licence or certification so i can do professional work...

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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2007 11:54:16 AM »


Very high quality theatrical makeup. I swear by them.

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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2007 10:22:13 AM »

I've heard harquus is a good body paint if you want it to be black; it looks exactly like a black tattoo from the pictures I've seen.  And it's water-resistant so it would last a day or two if you needed it to.

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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2007 03:16:50 PM »

I heard alot of good stuff about Kryolan~ XD
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2007 08:22:16 AM »

Acrylic paint mixed with a bit of dish soap works in a pinch.  It stays on all night (ie-clubbing on halloween!) looks pretty good and washes right off.

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