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  1.  From a brush to an easel or from body paints to oil to canvases, any reputed art supply store or online shop can provide an artist or art student all the materials and tools he needs to practice art or create a masterpiece.
     
    The art of face and body painting
     
    Face and body painting is a form of art. Safe and non-toxic face & body paint is used to create art on a person’s face or body by using it as a canvas.  Painting that is confined to the face is usually called face painting; while large-scale painting on the body is referred to as body painting. However, paintings that are small and have more detailed work are sometimes called temporary tattoos.   This type of art is temporary and can only last for a few hours. It can be removed by using water, soap, alcohol or a mild solvent.
     
    Face & body paint is available in standard, fluorescent and metallic colours. Some brands also have a range of shimmering glitter colours. They are generally packed in various sized jars, squeeze bottles or tubes and can be purchased from art materials and supplies outlets and online shops. By purchasing quality face and body painting supplies you can avoid the risk of allergic reactions.
     
    Types of easels available for children
     
    Easels for children are typically designed to be smaller and shorter than those used by adults. They invariably have two sides or more allowing the young artist to work on any side instead of just one. Each side of the kid’s easel could have different surfaces, for example a chalk board or green board on one side and paper roll for drawing or painting on the other. They are also usually equipped with trays or storage compartments to hold the art supplies of the child. Various types of easels are available for children like table top easels, adjustable easels, double sided easels and more.
                                      
     
  2. There are many different types of materials, supplies and tools that an artist requires to create his works of art. These can be purchased from art supply outlets or from online stores. Qualities and prices vary for these supplies based on their brand as well as level of talent. Supplies used by professional artists would cost more than those available for students.
     
    The many types of art easels available today
     
    An art easel is a support or stand that is used by an artist to rest his drawing surface or canvas while he is working on it. Most easels are adjustable in height, width and angle, allowing the artist to raise, lower or adjust the angle at which he can view his work, at the same time giving it the support it requires. Their design allows them fit into small working areas and they are usually collapsible making it easy for storage. There are various types, shapes and styles of art easels and they come in a wide range of sizes. There are studio easels like  A-
    frame easels, art horses and bench easels, giant easels, H-frame easels, single-mast easels and wall mounted easels to name a few. There are also table easels, outdoor easels, children’s easels as well as display and presentation easels. An art easel can be made from aluminium, metal or wood.
     
    A good brand of face paint is safe to use
     
    An art supply outlet or online shop may also stock face paint supplies for use by either professional face painters or amateurs. These paints are specially prepared by using a makeup base to protect the skin from any allergic reaction. Theater actors, makeup artists and professional artists always choose a good quality brand of face paint as they can be assured that it is safe to use. It is therefore, also advisable to use a good brand for events like children’s parties etc. Face paints come in an assortment of colors.
  3. Colors are the soul of life, without colors our lives will be dull and boring; similarly, folks with an artistic frame of mind paint their lives on the grand canvas rolls, and for such budding talent, Australia’s leading art supply retailer - ArtSuppliesAustralia.com.au brings the best in art materials and equipment. The company is an online junction of all types of art supply solution and aims to deliver superior quality art materials –such as face paint supplies and canvas rolls- to artists, schools and public/private organizations so that creativity does not take the back seat in this fast forward life.

    Our team of experts explains that why only quality face paint supplies worth your money and anything less than that is a sheer waste!

    1. Safety: This is one of the most important parts of quality face paint supplies that they meet all national and international safety standards. The safety parameters guided by the national and international councils ensure that the use of chemicals and other essentials are limited and completely innoxious!

    2. Easy to Apply: Quality face paint supplies are easy to use; they can be easily applied on the face without any expert advice.

    3. Skin Friendly: Quality body and face paints do not contain toxic materials and leave no spots or redness on your skin. Our face and body paints are formulated to be friendly with the most delicate skin.

    4. For Great Colors: Choose finest paints for their amazing, vibrant color options. We offer nine exciting shades of the finest colors to woo your audience.

    5. Easy to Get Off: A quality face paint can be taken off in few seconds without any extra efforts. Apparently, it is worthwhile to choose a branded face paint than local or cheap product and we as one of the finest art material suppliers truly live up to that part.
  4. Face and body painting is a common trend during holidays. Especially during Halloween and birthday parties most of the kids love to experiment with face & body paint. It is a great fun for your kids to get face and body painted in different styles, but you need to be careful while choosing art supplies as wrong choice can lead to harmful skin reactions. Whether you are buying art products for presentation portfolio or face & body painting, it is essential to be careful while buying art products.

    If you are planning to get the face of your kids painted, be careful to use only water-based paints as they are safe for skin application. Many times, people use Sharpies or acrylic paints for face & body painting. Such paints can cause real damage to your kid’s skin as they have harsh chemicals and often carcinogens.
    Besides it, using cheap quality art supplies can also lead to skin infections and allergies. You should preferably use only branded water-based paints to ensure complete safety of your kids.

    You can also take help of professional face painters as they use right kind of art supplies. However, it is responsibility of parents to ask them about the kind of paints they are using for face and body painting before you allow them to paint face and body of your kids. You should be also careful that painters are using clean brushes and equipment, and have washed their hands thoroughly before painting.

    If you are good at painting and want to try it yourself, you can buy art supplies from online stores. Many online stores sell a wide range of art supplies at competitive prices. It is important to know about the reputation of the firm and buy products only from renowned firms carrying the best brands of face & body paint.
  5. Face painting is one of the simplest art that can make your children really happy. However, it can be difficult to work with children. Here are few tips that should be followed while painting faces of your children:

    • Wash your hand using either hand sanitizer or baby wipes before applying any face paint on the faces of the children. You should   also wash it when you are done with face painting of one of the children and moving to another.
    •  Check if there is any allergy, rashes or wounds on the skin of the children. If you see any such mark, do not paint that area.
    •  Face paint products, if not chosen wisely can have harmful impact on the skin of the children. It is essential to use non toxic products from well known brands to be on the safe side. It is better to use water based paints which get cleaned off easily with mild soap and water.
    •  The easiest way of face painting is to first apply color to entire face and then add sparkles and accents. There are many face paint and design books available in the market. You can choose one for inspiration and practice.
    •  You should never use acrylic or craft paints for face painting as it can cause many skin allergies
    •  Keep cleaning materials such as baby wipes, hand sanitizer, towels to drape over the child to clean unwanted paint droplets.
    •  Do not use metallic craft glitter for face painting. You should use glitter made up of polyester only with approx .008 microns or smaller size.

     And, lastly practice makes every one perfect. Once you have learned the basic, keep on practicing to make more intricate designs.

    
    
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