Half Face Skull Halloween Makeup Video Tutorial

Posted by on

Half Face Skull Makeup

Skulls are always a creepy character during Halloween. But a half-face skull? That’s even creepier!

Supplies:  We recommend Graftobian ProPaint for this design.

You may also get all the face paint colors 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. Apply on half of the face a Mix of White Swan, Buttercup Yellow and Fuzzy Bear Brown. This will serve as a base.

Create a base.

Step 2. Outline the skull. Using Fuzzy Bear Brown and #1 round brush, outline the skull.

Outline the skull.

Step 3. Highlight the skull. With a sponge loaded with White Swan, highlight the skull.

Highlight the skull.

Step 4. Create the holes. Cover the eyes, nose and the hole on the jawline with Raven Black.

Create the holes.

Step 5. Darken the cheekbones and teeth. Paint Eggplant over the cheekbones and and teeth with a sponge.

Darken the teeth.

Step 6. Add more shadows. Using a chisel brush, create more shading on the cheekbones.

Add more shadows.

Step 7.  Outline the teeth. Outline the teeth design using a #1 round brush and Raven Black.

Outline the teeth.

Step 8. Add more shadows. Add more shadows and details to create a 3D look on the design, with a #6 round brush and Fuzzy Bear Brown.

Add more shadows.

Step 9. Highlight the design. With #2 round brush loaded with White Swan,
highlight the design

Highlight the design.

The finished product! 



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

Share this post

← Older Post Newer Post →

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published.