Corpse Bride Halloween Makeup Video Tutorial

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This stop-motion movie became a hit when it came into the theaters. So, this should also be a hit as a face paint design for Halloween!

Supplies:  We recommend Graftobian ProPaint for this design.

You may also get all the face paints used in this design in one kit. Choose from Graftobian Makeup Kit or Diamond FX Makeup Kit.


Tips: Always start with a clean face. Make sure that all paints, tools and the work area are all clean. Prepare everything you need before you start.

Let’s paint! 

Step 1Create a base. Blend Pearl Frost and Aztec Turquoise in a blender sponge and cover the whole face to create a base.

Create a base.

Step 2. Shadow the cheekbones. Create blue shadowing on both cheekbones and sides of the nose using a sponge loaded with Catalina Blue.

Shadow the cheekbones.

Step 3. Create some highlights. Highlight the face with Pearl Frost loaded on a sponge.

Create some highlights.

Step 4. Outline the eyelids. Using a #6 round brush, paint Wild Violet on the eyelids and eye creases.


Step 5. Blend the outline. Using a wide chisel brush, blend the purple paints on the pearl base.

Outline the eyelids.

Step 6. Darken the outline. Paint on the eyelids and around the eyes with a #6 round brush loaded with Eggplant.

Darken the outline.

Step 7.  Outline the eyes. Outline the eyes with Raven Black loaded on a #2 round brush.

Outline the eyes.

Step 8. Paint the scars. Mix Wild Violet, Catalina Blue and Raven Black and paint scars on the face using a #2 round brush.

Paint the scars.

Step 9. Add shadows on the scars. Using a #2 round brush and black,add shadowing on the scar.

Add shadows on the scars.

Step 10. Highlight the scar. With White Swan and a #1 round brush, highlight the scar.

Highlight the scar.

Step 11. Fill the scar. Using the same brush, fill the scar with some Catalina Blue.

Step 12. Highlight the eyelids. Using a sponge loaded with White Swan, highlight the eyelids.

Highlight the eyelids.

Step 13Paint the eyelashes. Paint eyelashes using a #1 round brush loaded with Raven Black.

Paint the eyelashes.

Step 14. Paint the eyebrows. Using the same paint and #2 round brush, draw the eyebrows.

Paint the eyebrows.

Step 15. Paint white eyeliners. Paint white eyeliner on the lower eyelids using a #1 round brush and White Swan.

Paint white eyeliners.

Step 16. Paint the lips. Mix MegaGenta, Wild Violet and Eggplant and paint the lips using a #2 round brush.

Paint the lips.

Step 17. Highlight the lips. Highlight the lips using White Swan loaded on a #6 round brush.

Highlight the lips.

Step 18. Finish with glitter. Put some glitter on the design.

Finish with glitter.

The finished product! 



For more designs for this Halloween, check out our website’s Advanced Makeup Designs page. 

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