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How to do an optimus prime transformers face painting

Do an Optimus Prime Transformers Face Painting

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Obtain an adorable child. Adults work too.

Obtain an adorable child. Adults work too.

Brush on blue Mehron INtense Pro pressed pigment powder on the eyes. I used "ignite" blue, available in the "fire" palette.

Brush on blue Mehron INtense Pro pressed pigment powder on the eyes. I used "ignite" blue, available in the "fire" palette.

Use a black or white Mehron Pro Pencil to outline the shapes.

Use a black or white Mehron Pro Pencil to outline the shapes.

Fill in sides and front forehead shapes with Kryolan metallic silver, or similar silver.

Fill in sides and front forehead shapes with Kryolan metallic silver, or similar silver.

Fill in with Kryolan blue around the top.

Fill in with Kryolan blue around the top.

Paint in the mouth, cheeks and chin with gray. You could use silver here too.

Paint in the mouth, cheeks and chin with gray. You could use silver here too.

Add black around the eyes. I used Kryolan here because it washes off easier than Wolfe black.

Add black around the eyes. I used Kryolan here because it washes off easier than Wolfe black.

Pick a BAM stencil with something geometric and technical looking. I chose # 2013.

Pick a BAM stencil with something geometric and technical looking. I chose # 2013.

Sponge on a pattern over the blue with a lighter blue.

Sponge on a pattern over the blue with a lighter blue.

Use Wolfe black and a fine brush for outlines.

Use Wolfe black and a fine brush for outlines.

Don't forget the vents in the sides!

Don't forget the vents in the sides!

Add some highlights with Wolfe white

Add some highlights with Wolfe white

Autobots, ROLL OUT!

  • Kryolan metallic silver
  • Kryolan Aquacolor blue, gray, black, light blue
  • Wolfe black & white
  • Various brush sizes
  • BAM Stencil #2013 or similar
  • Sponge or foam pouncer
  • Mehron pro pencil, black
  • Mehron INtense pro pressed powder set, "fire"