Nightmare Before Christmas - Jack Skellington by Zuri FX

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The Nightmare before Christmas is an original classic fantasy movie. Very inspirational in art, movies, and personality. Here is step by step face and body paint of Jack Skellington. I wanted to go big with my paint and super awesome because I only used two colors: black and white. 

Products Used:

Black Face Paint 
White Face Paint
Black Starblend 

Makeup Sponge 
Flat Brush 
Detail Brush 

Step 1

I applied white face paint first using a flat brush. Then a second layer using a sponge making dabbing motions. Try to make the face as round as possible. 

Step 2

Went down to the chest area and painted his suit. Using the same method and also using the white face paint. 

Step 3

I added black face paint around my head and on my eyes. Make sure you slim down your neck as well, to give that skeleton illusion.

Step 4

Drawing out Jacks suit, I went with swirls of white. Then I colored the whole chest area with black face paint with a flat and round brush. 

Step 5

I also added more detail to the face, using a small round brush to get the right detail of Jack's face.

Step 6

Lastly, I finished with a little detail inside his shirt on my chest area. 

Jack Skellington Halloween Makeup

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Zuri Fx Johnson, Makeup and Fx Artist, Kids Face painter, Theater Makeup artist.  All levels of makeup she enjoys! Zuri has been a professional makeup artist for ten years. She always wants to enhance your beauty but also turn you into something you couldn't even imagine.

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