How to paint a cute and easy dragonfly

Posted by Amy Liza Williams on

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You can’t go wrong with a butterfly or dragonfly.  They are fast and easy, and most people want them. I have many designs to choose from in my book, however it seems that I have only a few that get picked most. My dragonfly is one of those!

Tools:

Medium #4 Round Brush

paper towels or cloth
water container
(optional) Fine Mist Spray bottle with water
(
optional) Baby wipes

Colors used in this picture:

White Face Paint
Yellow Face Paint
Light Green
Diamond FX Face Paints – Metallic Green

Add on:

Amerikan Body Art Cosmetic Glitter – Holographic White (Sheer)

Application:

1. Starting with the green face paint, paint two medium dots for the head and start of the body.

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2. Continue to add more dots underneath, getting small in size.

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3. Using the light green add four wings.  Using the round brush start next to the body pressing lightly. As you move away press down and up to create a thick to thin line for the wings.

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4. Add yellow in the inner part of the wing to fill in.

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5. Finally, outline in white. Add two antennas, and dots to the inside of the wings.

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Easily add glitter by using a spray bottle with water, and spritzing the design lightly at least 12 inches away.  Use a poof-able cosmetic grade  glitter to add evenly all around. Use different colors to really create an effect.

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