How to Paint Cat Faces

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How to Paint Cat Faces
Paint the popular cat face (Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images)

The cat face is a fun and popular way people enjoy having their face painted at county fairs, parties or for Halloween. Though there are a variety of different cat faces people paint, there is a basic framework for feline features all of these faces share. With a few easily painted shapes and lines, anyone can form a cat face.

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Things you need

  • Paint brush
  • Face paint
  • Sponge

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  1. 1

    Dip the sponge in white face paint. Use a paint sponge and paint the area above the upper lip right below the nose and around each eye with white face paint. Let dry for a few minutes.

  2. 2

    Dip the paint brush in black face paint and draw two sets of three whiskers above the person's upper lip in the white area.

  3. 3

    Dip the paint brush in more black paint and draw a semicircle on each of the edges of your mouth containing the set whiskers you previously drew on the white area above the upper lip.

  4. 4

    Paint a black upside down triangle on the tip of the nose and a black vertical line on the philtrum or cleft from the bottom of the nose to the top of the upper lip

  5. 5

    Use the sponge to colour around the rest of the face with the colour cat the person wants to be. Orange is usually the most popular colour.

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