War Paint Ideas

Introduction: War Paint Ideas

About: 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 design, drawing, digital photography, performance art, a...

Indian war paint has been around for a long time, dating back to the native American tribes. In this tutorial, I am planning to demonstrate how to do 5 easy tribal face paint designs that you can use for your next Native American inspired costume!

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Step 1: Solange Knowles' Fish Tail Eye

For my first design, I have decided to go for something simple, yet sophisticated. In comes Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles and her tribal-inspired fish tail eye design!

Watch the video here or on YouTube using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zw_QotVTSZc

Step 2: Mel Gibson Braveheart

For my next design, I wanted to travel back to 1995, where the movie "Braveheart" stars the iconic Mel Gibson who played the role of 13th century Scottish warrior William Wallace!

You can watch the video here or use the following link to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohZSXuEr9no

Step 3: Khloe Kardashian

For the third design, it's a little bit more simple, but has a sophisticated feel to it, in terms of color. This is a breezy take on Khloe Kardashian's GNO styled war paint!

Here's the link if you want to watch the video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-K2lclGIOg

Step 4: Alicia Keys

The fourth design was actually inspired by Alicia Keys' husband Swizz Beatz who painted her up while in South Africa.

You can see the video here and also on YouTube with this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_InFezUl1w

Step 5: Adam Ant

The last design dedicates itself to a true New Romantic classic: Adam Ant and the Ants.

Watch the video here or on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCrL5vuGTnY

Now, decide which War Paint you like to do on your face for your next Native American costume!

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