Introduction: Zebra Face Paint

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With its most striking stripes, the zebra is one of the most sophisticated animals with an adaption for all kinds of styles and trends. Here, I am going to demonstrate how to create this simple yet stylish zebra face paint!

Note: I give credit to Instructables member HannahK13 for making a zebra costume, plus the zebra eye design.

Credit: Crazy Zebra Costume:

Step 1: Step by Step

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Here's the step by step process:

  1. I began with some white, following the shape of my jawbone to make the zebra face shape.
  2. Next, I filled in the nose and chin with black.
  3. Then, using a small round brush and more black, I begin making the stripes, starting with a pair of winged eyeliners, then two stripes towards the bottom of the eyes.
  4. I continue to make more stripes on the forehead.
  5. Then, I made a few more stripes to finish off on both cheeks

6-9: The rest of the design is history! It looks simple to make, yet it looks a lot more trendy in person!

Step 2: Done!

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Here's a finished shot of my zebra face! This design would be great to paint if you're planning to do face painting at a zoo or at an animal themed party! Either way, black and white are the essential colors for the ultimate artist...and for this trendy animal!


ZepLabs (author)2017-02-04

Nicely done!

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Bio: I am a conceptual artist, and my DIY projects are mostly inspired by pop culture (movies, music, sports, TV). I mostly specialize in painting, graphic ... More »
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