Face Painting: Going Pro
How to jump-start your face painting business. Stress less, earn more!
Are you ready to turn your face painting hobby into a profitable business? Perhaps you've already started your face painting business but you're not sure how to set yourself up for success? Then this course is for you.
This is a theory-based course, focused on starting or improving your face painting business. We do not cover face painting skills or techniques - we just zone right in on how to get your face painting business working better for you. This course covers:
- Going pro - is it for you?
- Kit and equipment essentials for professionals
- Business set up and legal requirements for professional face painters
- How to price yourself
- Building your client base and getting gigs
- Handling enquiries and taking bookings
- Tips for getting paid on time, every time
- Hints and tips to make busy jobs go smoothly
- Health and safety guidelines for professional face painters
- Being an ethical face painter
- Plus loads of templates to help you on your way!
Don't waste time wondering where to begin. For less than the cost of your first paid booking, jump-start your face painting business today and enrol now!
A note for international users: Please note that while this course contains some areas of fine detail for Australian users, it's also chock full of resources and useful information for face painters worldwide. Rest assured you'll find this course useful no matter what part of the world you live in.
Susanne Daoud (AKA “Suedy”) is the founder of Juicy Body Art and Face Painting in Melbourne, Australia. Suedy started out in face and body art over a decade ago. Her paint brush has swept far and wide at many events, from kids’ parties to corporate events, festivals to photo shoots, masquerade balls to markets and everything in between. Suedy has painted thousands of people at every type of event imaginable.
Far from being an exclusive art form practiced by a precious few, Suedy believes that face and body art is something that everyone can enjoy, regardless of skill or experience level. Her goal is to create a series of fun and informative workshops for all levels, from absolute beginners through to seasoned professionals who want to take their business to the next level.
Suedy attends national conventions and workshops with internationally acclaimed face and body artists on a regular basis to further her skills and keep her mind fresh with new ideas to apply to her art. She also passes on her knowledge by teaching face-to-face classes and workshops and as an instructor at face and body painting conventions all over Australia.
Suedy is a certified Level 1 Accredited Member of FACE – the International Face Painting Association, and has formal qualifications in event management, studio teaching, and small business management. Her art work has been featured in Illusion Magazine, SkinMarkZ Magazine, Kustom Art Magazine, and countless news publications, and she has made several television appearances on Channel 9’s Kids WB and Channel 31. Suedy regularly writes for face and body painting blogs and publications such as FACE to FACE Magazine. Suedy is also a regular guest trainer at high profile beauty schools in Melbourne, sharing her body painting skills and knowledge with specialist makeup students.
Suedy competes with other amazing professionals in the face and body art world and makeup industry on a regular basis. She was the Australian Body Painter of the Year 2016, the National Winner of the Australian Body Art Awards State Face Off Championships 2016, First Place Winner of the Brush and Sponge category of the Melbourne Body Art Xpo 2013, First Place winner of the UV Body Painting category at the Australian Body Art Awards 2013, and the First Place winner at Melbourne Studio of Art’s Body Painting Competition 2012. Most recently Suedy was the UV Category Winner at her first international competition, the New Zealand Body Art Presentation 2017, and the Professional Category Winner of the Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup Halloween Competition 2017.
Her current obsessions are Chromadepth 3D UV body painting, and painting dogs onto people.