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Where is Arnz Face Painting located?

I cater to Calgary, AB area, including but not limited to Cochrane, Airdrie. Travel rates will apply to events outside of Calgary.

What is the minimum age to have your face painted?

I apply face paints to both adults and children. However, children under the age of 3 may require parent/s’ approval.

What do I need to prepare prior to the event?

My expected time of arrival will be approximately 10 minutes before the event to give ample time to set up my equipment. I will need to have a table and two chairs available. You may pay by cash (preferred), cheque, or email money transfer. I require a two-week notice for cancellations.

Products and Protocols

I only use FDA-approved professional cosmetic-grade paint and glitter, and I strictly adhere to all Alberta Health Services guidelines.

What type of face paints do you use?

My supplies are either sourced locally or made in the US. I use professional FDA-approved cosmetic-grade, paraben-free, non-toxic, hypoallergenic face paints, and glitter. Some of the paints I use are Fusion, Global, DFX, Tag, Wolfe, Kryvalline, and Paradise paints.

When did you start to learn face painting?

I’ve enjoyed drawing and painting at a young age. I am a self-taught face painting artist who had refined her skills through online tutorials. I am proud to say that I will be attending the FABAIC 2022 (Face and Body Art International Convention) in Orlando, Florida, in May next year! I am so excited to meet international face painters all over the world, attend classes, special events and competitions that the FABAIC is known for.

How do I wash off the face paint from my skin?

The paints I use are easy to remove. Just use soap, warm water, and a soft cloth. Baby wipes work well too! If mild staining occurs, use a moisturizer on your face, wait for 30 minutes then repeat the process or try using a makeup remover. It is best to wash off the face paint before going to bed.

What other painting mediums do you know?

I am also a watercolorist. You can check my work on Instagram @arnie_artsy

How many faces can you paint in an hour?

Generally, one artist can paint 8­–10 full faces per hour.

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