How to do a themed face paint look celebrating culture

With Melissa Bourne
Duration13 minutes
Skill levelFoundation


In this tutorial, you will explore creating pattern and design on a painted mask to celebrate culture with a masculine commedia dell'arte look. Make-up artist Melissa Bourne demonstrates how to transfer a 2D design onto a 3D mask featuring a diagonally divided design with raised areas for a home-crafted finish.

Technical skills

  • Define
  • Design
  • Mask
  • Medium brush
  • Paint
  • Pencil
  • Pictorial reference


Contributor: Melissa Bourne
Model: Dom Loomes
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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