CRAZY FACE PAINTING
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FACE Member 508 Julie Feist
Ongoing training and learning extra skills is very important to us so that we are able to offer a higher standard of painting to our customers and extra services too that compliment our face painting services.
We try to attend as many courses as we can afford to as well face painting jams and events all over the UK, which all run classes and workshop,s allowing us to learn new skills from which our customers will benefit when booking our services..
Since Passing my accreditation to FACE in October 2014 Julie has attended the FACE annual conferences where members meet up, benefit from demonstrations, extra training opportunities and competitions.
Julie was awarded 3rd place in the Live Competition in Newport in 2015
Best Newcomer in 2016 at Southend and Winner of the Live competition in 2017 and 2nd in the one stroke competition in Rochester.
Julie with the world famous Wolfe Brothers at a training day.
Face painting has always been an interest from when my son started having his face painted some years ago I found it fascinating and never dreamed I would ever be able to do it myself.
I decided to take the interest a little further myself and enrolled to take a face painting course in 2009 with Follies. This was followed by an improver's course later that year to learn even more. In 2010 I also took a special effects and casualty simulation course and a tattoo course covering ink, glitter, henna and temporary tattoo's, which now enables us to offer more products to suit all age groups, All of these products can be mixed to create your perfect party along with balloon modelling which was added in 2011 and more recently in 2014, hair braiding. Andy decided to join me in my painting in 2011 and he too took a course to improve on the basics he knew and now continues to grow his painting skills and work. We have both attended various skills days as well.
I was very lucky to be able to attended a course with Nick and Brian Wolfe in 2011 world famous face painters from Orlando Florida who were in the UK offering training. To be able to spend a day with these guys was a great opportunity and the extra skills learned are now being put into practice, to further our designs and creations more.
I was also able to spend a day with Heather Green another amazing painter from Florida when she was visiting the UK too.
In November 2012 we both attended a further course with Nick Wolfe
In 2013 I was lucky enough to complete a days botanical training with Jennifer Parker and in 2016 a day with the amazing Matteo Arfanotti.
In 2014 I joined the Balloon Artist Guild where we are lucky enough to attend up to 12 training days a year with top balloon artist and trainers.
In 2012 we both attended the UK face and body painting convention in Dudly Birmingham,where we had the opportunity to attend workshops and demonstrations from some of the worlds top face painting artists. We also attended for 3 days in 2014 and met some amazing painters and attended workshops whilst there to with UK and overseas artists. The 2016 UK convention lead to more training and seminars. This event is amazing bi yearly event where you have chances to experience so much. Roll on the 2018 convention 5 days booked this time.
In 2013 we attended the Paintopia Face and Body art event in Norfolk again being able to experience learning new skills from top artists. The 2014 Paintopia was even more amazing and we are adding this as a yearly must go to event. 2015 and 2016 paintopia even saw me dabble in a couple of full body paints too. Unfortunatly there was no show for 2017 but if it does return we will be there.
At Crazy Face Painting we can provide you with one painter or more so can cater for all sizes of events and put teams of fully insured, trained and DBS checked painters together for you if needed.
We believe that our customer's needs are of the utmost importance and are committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
All face painting images on this website are Julie's work. To see Andy's work please click on his page from the menu on the left- Andy's Faces.
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Location:Enniskillen Northern Ireland
As our work takes us out and about we are not always instantly contactable. The mobile number is 07952 612234 when if not answered you can also leave a message for us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
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