Online Class: Face Painting 101
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Face painting, simply defined, is the act of applying cosmetic paint to a person's face for entertainment, theatrical, or even symbolic reasons. We see examples of face painting at Halloween or at school carnivals and other charity functions where face painter's set up booths.
However, face painting is not a trend that's come about in recent years, as you will soon learn. It's also not a craft that's limited to Halloween or to entertain small children. Once you learn the art of face painting, you will be surprised at the number of ways you can put your skill to use, either for fun or profit.
This course is designed to introduce someone who's never painted a face before to this intriguing art. It also goes one step further and provides detailed instructions for getting started, application techniques that you can use, and outlines of patterns so that you can start to paint faces like you've been doing it for years.
At the successful completion of this course, you'll have the knowledge you need to be able to paint almost any design that you want. Don't worry! We will walk you through every step and teach you everything you need to know so that by the time you start painting designs, you're well on your way to being a pro!
- The history of face painting
- How to learn to paint nearly any design you want
- The tools you'll need to be a successful face painter
- The types of paint you can use
- How to use the brushes and sponges to create beautiful designs
- How to create tribal art, animal faces, scary faces, and more
- The steps to create 6 beautiful designs--you'll be a pro at creating these by the end of the course!
- All about cheek painting
- How to make money from face painting
Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
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Lesson 1: IntroductionFace painting, simply defined, is the act of applying cosmetic paint to a person's face for entertainment, theatrical, or even symbolical reasons.
Lesson 2: Face Painting in History and TodaySince ancient times, face painting has been used for ceremonious, hunting, religious, battle, and military reasons.
Lesson 3: Face Painting SuppliesThere are lots of different types of paints, brushes, and other accessories that you can buy for face painting.
Lesson 4: Becoming a Face Painting ArtistFor the purpose of this lesson, we are going to assume that you've never painted a face before or, if you have, that you've only done the most amateur of face painting designs on your children for Halloween.
Lesson 5: Safety Tips for Face PaintingThe last thing you want is to cause anyone skin or health problems because of the design you've painted on their face.
Lesson 6: Preparing the Painter and the Face for PaintingAs a face painter, the face is your canvas. If you were using paper, you wouldn't want to use sandpaper or paper that's been soaked by the rain.
Lesson 7: Planning Your DesignsWhen you're first starting out, it's helpful to always sketch your designs on paper before you ever apply them to the face.
Lesson 8: How to Select and Use Brushes and SpongesIn this lesson we are going to teach you how to select a brush for a design, how to use sponges, and teach you to paint faces.
Lesson 9: Basic Designs: Animals and BugsAs you start out painting faces, you want to choose designs with simple lines and shapes. Some designs are very intricate.
Lesson 10: More Designs: Clowns and Scary FacesLet's continue with more basic designs that you can quickly and easily learn to paint.
Lesson 11: Tribal Designs and Cheek PaintingTribal designs are getting more and more popular with young people and adults. You see more of them as tattoos, and you are also seeing more requests for tribal designs at face painting booths.
Lesson 12: Face Painting as a CareerThere are plenty of face painters out there who make their living creating designs on people's faces.
Additional Course Information
- Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
- Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
Course Title: Face Painting 101Course Number: 8900272Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: Hobby/EnthusiastCEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsInstructor: Nancy FillipSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $70.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $95.00
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- Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize face painting in history and today.
- Identify face painting supplies.
- Summarize safety tips for face painting.
- Prepare the painter and the face for painting.
- Plan your design and select the proper brushers and sponges.
- Identify and use basic designs in face painting.
- Demonstrate tribal designs and cheek painting, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 1: Introduction Exam 8 Lesson 2 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 2: Face Painting in History and Today Exam 10 Lesson 3 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 3: Face Painting Supplies Exam 10 Lesson 4 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 4: Becoming a Face Painting Artist Exam 9 Lesson 5 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 5: Safety Tips for Face Painting Exam 10 Lesson 6 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 6: Preparing the Painter and the Face for Painting Exam 10 Lesson 7 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 7: Planning Your Designs Exam 10 Lesson 8 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 8: How to Select and Use Brushes and Sponges Exam 10 Lesson 9 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 9: Basic Designs: Animals and Bugs Exam 10 Lesson 10 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 10: More Designs: Clowns and Scary Faces Exam 10 Lesson 11 Assignment Assignment 25 New Things Assignment 100 Lesson 11: Tribal Designs and Cheek Painting Exam 10 Lesson 12 Assignment A Assignment 25 Lesson 12 Assignment B Assignment 25 Lesson 12: Face Painting as a Career Exam 9 The Final Exam Exam 99 Total Points: 645
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