Follies organise regular Face Painting and Body Painting Training Courses throughout the year. Face Painting Workshops and Day courses in specialities

We have been teaching face painting make up and body painting here at Follies for many years and our industry recognized courses will support your applications for public liability insurances as well as giving you excellent top quality professional training that can be used immediately either in your own business or for your company or school. Plus the knowledge you will gain from our industry experts will offer you more opportunities to advance your skills further after the training session. As well as Face Painting Workshops Follies runs day courses also run on other areas of makeup including one stroke face painting , fantasy festival eye design face painting, henna, casualty, special effects, Avant Garde creative make up, Media Make up and airbrushing.

Learn new skills with Follies Face & Body Painting Courses:

  • Do you want to learn the art of Face or body Painting?
  • Do you want to develop and improve your existing skills?
  • Would you like the opportunity to earn extra money by turning an interest into a profession?
  • Would you like to provide in house face painting within your company?
  • Would your college or training establishment wish to offer courses in any of our skills?
  • Would you like to buy our book? The Face Painters Blueprint?

Hannah Mark

Face Painting Introductory Course

Im going to try and practice this weekend and hopefully book another course in the near future 🙂

Jo Watson

Introduction to Face Painting

I just wanted to say thank you for Wednesday - I really enjoyed it and you were brilliant! I am going to practice for a while but will definitely be interested in further courses. Thanks again

Nikki Bond

Introduction to Face Painting

Just wanted to thank you for today. What an enjoyable experience! Thanks

Lauren T

Introduction to Face Painting

Just wanted to say thank you again for yesterday's course. I went straight home and practiced on my husband! Many thanks, and I hope to see you on another course soon

Andrea

Thank you for yesterday, I had a fantastic time and can't wait to start practicing. I think I got the bug for it yesterday so would love to do the follow up in October when you have the details.

Roz

/ Maidstone Museum

Thank you for yesterdays face painting course. We all had a fab time and can’t wait to start practising!!

Danique

Lovely to meet you yesterday Liz. I can't believe how much I learnt. Deffo attending next week, on a quest to find a model for the day.... Danique

Harriet

One stroke Training Course

Thank you so much for today. I absolutely loved it and feel that I have gained some amazing techniques to get me started! Your a great teacher and am sure I will be back for more of your courses!

Maggie

Thank you for giving your time up for your wonderful demo, the students were so lucky to have such a professional come in college. The students were so inspired and enjoyed it so

Vicky Linke

Childrens face painting training workshop / Chesterton Primary School

Thank you so much for the face painting workshop! It was amazing. Childrens face painting training workshop

Julie Mallikson

Great course, very recommended. Second time around for me and got the bug! Got a long way to go but the learning is fun and Follies are the best people to train with. Thanks Liz and the team I'm looking forward to more courses in the near future!!

Alex

I can’t believe after years of training and beauty work, at 41, I finally have found a real passion in work. Thank you sooooooo much.

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Training Courses and Workshops

Award-winning trainers

Our courses are run by award-winning trainers and include clear demonstrations, extensive notes and competievley priced products that can be bought in our shop on the day. Class numbers are limited so you get lots of one to one tuition and have lots of fun in the meantime!

All or our courses are certificated upon completion. Certificates are industry recognised and are accepted by insurance companies in obtaining Public Liability insurance.

DBS checks are also available through Follies after completing one of our training courses.

The regular courses run at our two centres in Greenwich London @ Mycenae House and in Meopham in Kent @ The St Johns Centre

Face Painting Training Courses

Face Painting Training Courses

Learn to face paint. All levels of courses available from brand new starters up to advanced levels. Courses available includes Introductory day, Improvers Day, Advanced Day as well as Specialist Skills Days & Guest tutors

Body Painting Training Days

Body Painting Training Days

A great introductory 2 days to this fabulous art form finishing with a completed body paint and the opportunity for portfolio images

Casualty / Special Effects Make Up

Casualty / Special Effects Make Up

Create realistic casualty make-ups. Develop your make-up skills and learn to produce professional "out-of-kit effects" plus lots of extras

Henna Training Courses

Henna Training Courses

Henna- The ancient art of Mehendi/Henna, learn how to mix as well as apply, course partnered with Temporary Tattoos – stands alone or a great add on to any business

Temporary and Glitter tattoo

Temporary and Glitter tattoo

Really simple and so effective…..lovely for children’s parties and a great add on to any business

Balloon Modelling Training Courses

Balloon Modelling Training Courses

Balloon modelling - Can you model a dog? Come and learn some more impressive models, a great add on for party businesses….

No Time to Attend a Course

Try out our Book or Online Course

Learn to Face Paint Book

Learn to Face Paint Book

Having taught for over 25 years our master trainer Liz Follies Bylett has condensed all of her teaching knowledge over the past 25 years and compressed it into this fabulous book! The book s is a simple step by step work book that has been broken down to include product knowledge, application processes, techniques and troubleshooting as well as photographic step by steps of popular boys and girls face paint designs can be followed through day by day in the comfort of your own home.

Online Face Painting Course

Online Face Painting Course

Working from the book or trying out tips and techniques your self is great way to practice and develop your skills; however, it’s a really good idea to work along with a tutor on line. The on line training is split into seven simple steps over seven days and each step may be studied and then revisited to ground in the skills. Trouble shooting and lots of extra tips and techniques are included.

You Tube Tutorials

You Tube Tutorials

Follies channel sharing the latest tutorials, lessons and top tips from the industry professionals. Tutorials in Body painting, body art, face painting, facepaint ideas tips and techniques, designs ideas and how to's. Teaching face and body painting. face and body painting demonstrations for beginners

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Face and Body Painting Training

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College & CPD Face Painting Courses

College & CPD Face Painting Courses

Colleges staff workshops and CPD training courses Colleges wishing to offer Media Make up Casualty or Special effects , Themed face painting and The Art of body painting; let us come to your venue or FE establishment to offer our superb enrichment classes to your students. The Follies Academy will travel to your venue to up skill tutors. Courses run in line with current VTCT or B.Tec or City and Guilds, Media makeup, Themed face painting and The Art of body painting.

Company Face Painting Training

Company Face Painting Training

Follies academy training support many associations and companies with their in house face painting training. We can travel to you to provide bespoke face painting training courses at your premises for your company’s staff training. - Follies provide training and run workshops for Butlins, Haven, David Lloyd clubs, P and O Cruises, Sure Start, Asda, and 1.000’s of happy face painters! Or book one of our team for professional demonstration from our wide range of specialist make up effects .

Face Paint Training for Schools & PTAs

Face Paint Training for Schools & PTAs

We will travel to you for a group of 6 or more and deliver our full range of training courses at your venue. It’s an excellent way of getting the parents involved at the school fairs. Great to learn and excellent for fund raising. Or why not book a demonstration event our skilled professional teams will come to your school to run workshops with the children or run demonstrations in any of our make up or special effects genres.

Childrens face painting training courses

Childrens face painting training courses

Courses are available for children to learn the skills of face painting in a fun environment. These can be arranged at a venue to suit you. Great for School holiday clubs, council events, children’s parties, workshops or even during the school term. Each course is run by our fully trained and Crb checked staff with much experience of running children’s classes. All products and equipment is supplied on the course day. Workshops include face painting, and Halloween and special effects.

Face and Body Painting Demonstrations

Liz Bylett and our professional demonstration team are available for all types of face painting Demonstrations and product trials

  • Follies demonstrations include-
  • Face Painting Conference – Face
  • Imats- International make up Show
  • Face Painting Convention- Telford
  • Paul O’Grady shows Live!
  • Kryolan  Marathon Masterclass- Royal opera House
  • The Make up Artiste trade show- Business Design Centre

Face painters, body painters and make up artistes are available to come to your event right across the UK including London, Kent, Essex, Sussex, Surrey ,Berkshire, Hertfordshire.

Testimonials

Hannah Mark

Face Painting Introductory Course

Im going to try and practice this weekend and hopefully book another course in the near future 🙂

Jo Watson

Introduction to Face Painting

I just wanted to say thank you for Wednesday - I really enjoyed it and you were brilliant! I am going to practice for a while but will definitely be interested in further courses. Thanks again

Nikki Bond

Introduction to Face Painting

Just wanted to thank you for today. What an enjoyable experience! Thanks

Lauren T

Introduction to Face Painting

Just wanted to say thank you again for yesterday's course. I went straight home and practiced on my husband! Many thanks, and I hope to see you on another course soon

Andrea

Thank you for yesterday, I had a fantastic time and can't wait to start practicing. I think I got the bug for it yesterday so would love to do the follow up in October when you have the details.

Roz

/ Maidstone Museum

Thank you for yesterdays face painting course. We all had a fab time and can’t wait to start practising!!

Danique

Lovely to meet you yesterday Liz. I can't believe how much I learnt. Deffo attending next week, on a quest to find a model for the day.... Danique

Harriet

One stroke Training Course

Thank you so much for today. I absolutely loved it and feel that I have gained some amazing techniques to get me started! Your a great teacher and am sure I will be back for more of your courses!

Maggie

Thank you for giving your time up for your wonderful demo, the students were so lucky to have such a professional come in college. The students were so inspired and enjoyed it so

Vicky Linke

Childrens face painting training workshop / Chesterton Primary School

Thank you so much for the face painting workshop! It was amazing. Childrens face painting training workshop

Julie Mallikson

Great course, very recommended. Second time around for me and got the bug! Got a long way to go but the learning is fun and Follies are the best people to train with. Thanks Liz and the team I'm looking forward to more courses in the near future!!

Alex

I can’t believe after years of training and beauty work, at 41, I finally have found a real passion in work. Thank you sooooooo much.