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1/1 Sherwood Court Wantirna South, VIC 3152 Open 6 days a week!

Workshops & Events

Want to learn how to face paint, make balloon animals or just want to update your skills?
You have come to the right place!

For bookings of any class, call 03 9013 0840 or email ask@thefacepaintshop.com
Alternatively use the form at the bottom of this page. A minimum 50% deposit is required upon booking.

One on One Classes

Classes are held in our studio at The Face Paint Shop, Wantirna. They are run by our talented trained painting staff. All equipment is included, but it doesn’t cover take home supplies. Our most popular class is the Beginner Introduction to face painting class, this is a group class.
If you prefer a one on one class or a different class, they can be booked at any time that suits our staff members. Ensure you are on time for your class, and bring a notebook, a camera, and a willing to learn! To book – Call 03 9013 0840 during business hours. A 50% deposit is required when booking. 

Occasionally classes are available in other areas, but the costs may be different.

Classes available one on one are as follows

Face Painting

Beginner Face Painting Class – Group (2-5 people)

$120 p/p

New to the face painting world? Begin your career the right way with a one on one workshop with one of the top painters of Australia. Cover products, materials, what to use, what not to use, and hygiene. Then learn the basics of sponging, blending, some brush techniques, and some simple ideas of working with split cakes. Beginner class runs for an hour, but allow for an hour and a half.

To book – Call 03 9013 0840 during business hours. A 50% deposit is required when booking.

Beginner Face Painting Class – One on One

$175 p/p

New to the face painting world? Begin your career the right way with a one on one workshop with one of the top painters of Australia. Cover products, materials, what to use, what not to use, and hygiene. Then learn the basics of sponging, blending, some brush techniques, and some simple ideas of working with split cakes. Beginner class runs for an hour, but allow for an hour and a half.

Bit Above a Beginner Face Painting Class

$175 p/p

This is a great class for those who already have some skills, but want to perfect them. Bring what you are working with now, and samples of your work. Our teachers can then help you to fix your techniques so you can paint the way you want to. Allow an hour an a half. Ensure you book at least a fortnight ahead.

Body Painting for Beginners

$250 p/p

Body painting is an amazing technique. If you want to be able to body paint, but don’t know where to start, then this class is for you. You’ll learn how to plan a body paint, what products to use, and then how to body paint. You will need a willing model (not provided), a notepad, and a camera. Ensure you allow two hours. Your model does not need to pay.

Working with Split Cakes

$175 p/p

Splitcakes are amazing to use, and getting a solid foundation on their uses can speed up your artwork, give you new ideas, open your creativity, and give a more detailed look to your work. Book a workshop to open your eyes to this amazing technique. Bring any splitcakes you already own, plus a notebook, paper to practice on, and a camera. Models are welcome. Allow an hour and a half.

Particular Design

$120 p/p

This is a quick one hour class if you are struggling with a particular design. Can’t quite nail your spidermans, or fairies? We’ll help. We will help you to be creative, and find a design you are truly happy with. We’ll fix that design and make sure it’s perfect. This class is also great if you have a particular technique you need help with. This is a one hour class, so please be on time. Bring samples of your previous work.

Fast Designs

$220 p/p

Need your work to be a little faster? This class will teach you tips and techniques to improve the speed of your designs. We’ll show you particular products that will assist, designs that can be done quickly, plus how to generally speed up! Allow an hour and a half, and bring your current kit, samples of current work, a notepad, and a camera.

Group Workshops – General Face Panting

From  $500

Got a mothers group, youth group, theatre company or general group that needs a face painting lesson? We can plan the lesson around anything you need. So school can’t learn how to paint for their fetes, mothers groups can paint their children, or theatre companies can learn particular faces for their upcoming shows. Group workshops are quoted individually as per participants included, location, and workshop theme. Group classes can cater to anywhere from 3 people up to a classroom size. We can teach at our studio for smaller groups, or in a location near you. Please email ask@thefacepaintshop.com for a personalised quote for group bookings.

This class is also fantastic for theatre groups wanting to teach their actors how to apply make up in a hygienic and effective way. It can be adapted to suit age groups, and/or particular theatre make up styles and designs.

Balloon Work

Balloon Animals for Beginners

$175 p/p

Balloon animals are fun and a great skill to add onto your Entertainment talents. Learn how to twist, create and Entertain with balloons. You’ll take away a firm understanding of products, techniques and all the beginner creations. You will find that adding balloons will help to increase your potential, hiring ability and general profits. This needs a specialised teacher so ensure you book at least a fortnight ahead.

Balloon Animals for Bit Above a Beginner

$220 p/p

This is great if you have a few skills, but want to extend on them. This class will teach you more skills and techniques in order to make 2 balloon and more creations. Want to be beyond the normal basic animals? This class is for you. This needs a specialised teacher so ensure you book at least a fortnight ahead.

Balloon Animals for Advanced

From $365 p/p

Want to make those amazing designs such as those figurines, and balloon clothing? We ask our very talented balloon friends to come on in and teach you! This is a very specialised class, and the time involved, cost, and location changes. We need plenty of notice to book this one for you.

Balloon Decorating for Beginners

$175 p/p

Balloon decorating is a beautiful talent and we can teach you the skills and techniques you need to be able to create those amazing decorations you see at parties and events. This class will teach you the basic skills to create simple designs. Allow an hour and a half. Bring a notepad and a camera.

Business Consultations

Starting an Entertainment Business

$195 p/p

This is an hour consultation as to how to create, launch and successfully run a children’s based entertainment business. We’ll talk about taxation, invoicing, clients, advertising, organisation and public liability. Don’t jump into a business without a plan. This hour could be the most important of your career.
Bring a notebook, and any questions.

Other Skills

Basic Magic Skills

$175 p/p

Want some magic skills to add to your entertainment? This class will teach you how to use the magic book, the magic change bag, and a special magic wand trick. Then we talk about how to incorporate your new skills into your birthday parties. Bring a notebook. Allow 45min.

Suitwork

$175 p/p

Want to play a mascot or suit character? This class will teach you how. From a professional, you will learn how to care for a costume, how to behave in one, rules and regulations, and great ideas how to win over the crowd! This class will prepare you for professional work, as well as give you contacts for gigs.
Allow an hour.

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