hello vampire bites!

This week’s class focused on Halloween and stage makeup, specifically how to create realistic bites, bruises and wounds.

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halloween vampire bite with makeupUnfortunately our highest level art students (AFI5), were attacked by vampires during class. They were left bruised and mangled, with seeping blood drying on their arms. Strangely though – they loved it!

This week’s class focused on Halloween and stage makeup, specifically how to create realistic bites, bruises and wounds.

nj art class for kidsWith supplies from makeupmania.com, the students were instructed in how to build up realistic looking injuries.

The first step was to create bumps from the Nose and Scar Wax,

halloween bite makeupAnd by using the rest of the makeup, they ended up like this!

the messy artist

The students were very impressed with the realistic injuries they were able to create. Coming up in next week’s class: gashes!

Have you taught students how to use stage or special effect makeup? What are your favorite things to create?

Author: hellokidsart

The Messy Artist is a special place to create art. We offer year-round art classes for children 18 months through adulthood. In addition to art classes from September through June, we offer summer art camp and Drop-In and Play art activities for kids between our regular sessions. Our bright, colorful studio is also the perfect place for a kid’s birthday party! The Messy Artist children’s art center was created and designed by Owner/Director Donna Bernstein, a professional educator and artist. The curriculum is inspired and guided by Donna’s teaching experience and research in child development, as well as her passion for art. At The Messy Artist, art lessons for kids entertain and enrich their brains, bodies, and hearts.

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