Butterfly face paint alternatives for boys

Butterfly face paint alternatives for boys

Butterfly face paint alternatives for boys 550 626 Consie Sindet

Last week I shared a Rainbow Butterfly face paint that is perfect for girls. Boys, however, are not always so keen on the whole butterfly thing! Too girly!! So I came up with three different takes on the butterfly using super popular boy designs…tigers, skulls and Spiderman. All of the designs use the same products as the rainbow butterfly and follow similar steps, so be sure to take a look at the tutorial for some pointers.
tigerbutterflyfacepaint tigerbutterflyCollageThe Tiger-fly starts with the same white base. Then you add orange face paint to the outside edges. Using a round brush, finish with black tiger stripes on the wings and a stripe as the body of the butterfly.
skullbutterflyfacepaintskullbutterflyCollageThe Skuller-fly again starts with white face paint, then lightly add black to the eyes. Use your round brush to add an eyebrow, some wrinkles, the nose, and light crack lines as a outline and for the antenna.
spidermanbutterflyfacepaintspidermanCollageThe Spider-fly is a white base with red face paint added to the outside. Again, using the round brush, add the outline around the white eyes, the lines for the spiderweb, and the spider for the butterfly body. Finally, add some white highlights.

Depending on the age of the boys, glitter (make sure it is cosmetic glitter) is always an option. There is an age when being sparkly is still fun!!! …and an age when there is NO WAY the boys are getting glitter!!

I hope you have some guys (and girls) in your world that would be thrilled to have these faces! I know my models had a great time!

Have you tried face painting? If you are interested in my recommendation for products, please visit my Amazon store (ps…this is an affiliate link).

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19 comments
  • Victoria Lavender May 30, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    Wonderful post, I’ve enjoyed it very much. I hope you don’t mind that I’ve reposted it at my gallery, “The Blog Post Office”. It’s like a reverse show and tell link up. Please let me know if you are not happy with that, I can always remove it for you. But I’m really hoping you won‘t mind as all the posts will be a gallery of wonderful items.

    Thank you so much, Victoria Lavende

    • Consie Sindet May 31, 2013 at 8:00 am

      Thanks for letting me know! I am honored to be included and will head over to see the Blog Post Office!

  • Julie June 2, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    You sure are talented. They all look great. And you make it look so easy. I am visiting from the Homemaker on a Dime linkup. I am now following you thru Bloglovin.

    Julie
    I Create Purty Thangs

  • Carrie @ My Favorite Finds June 4, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Very cool! My boys would love this! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

  • Jelli June 4, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Wow, you’re really talented at painting faces! As a kid, I’d have visited your booth at any carnival, for sure. Here in Costa Rica, face painting is taken pretty seriously and generally involves glitter for little girls too. I could never make a good artistic clown here 🙂 Visiting from The DIY Dreamer.

    • Consie Sindet June 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm

      Thanks, Jelli! Well, I am completely jealous of where you live! Lovely! I have met a couple of amazing body painters from Costa Rica. Thanks for visiting!

  • Paula J June 4, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    Great boy ideas! I can’t believe they sat still while you did such elaborate work!

    Thanks for linking up for WW 🙂

  • jamie June 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    you do such great work!!! thanks so much for sharing your designs… boys can be tough!

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    Would love for you to share this at my link up where we pin all those who join to our party board http://myfashionforwardblog.com/all-things-pretty-11/

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  • sue June 9, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    WoW! We just loved your post and your blog and we’re so glad to have you join us at our One Sharendipity Place Link-up Party this past weekend!! It has been so much fun finding your site and others like yours out there!! We hope you’ll join us again this weekend!!
    Thanks again & God bless,
    Sue @ thet2women.com

  • My Kids Guide June 20, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    You have incredible talent! The Spider-Fly is my favorite 🙂

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