So, you are planning a big birthday bash for your son or daughter and you were thinking that it would be kind of cool to hire a face painter. We only have one thing to say about your decision. Do not take it for granted, take it very seriously. All face painters are not created alike and we have seen the evidence to prove it. Contrary to popular belief, not just anyone can sit down and start painting faces and not just anyone knows how to make it safe and what to use when performing this art form. Even with something that seems as simple as face painting, you want to make sure that you find a professional who take their craft very seriously. And that means someone who makes safety a priority. You also need to find someone who only uses high quality paints, not just something that they picked up at the dollar store. You want people that come to your party to have the assurance that their skin will not be stained for days because of inferior products. After these considerations, you obviously want someone who is able to paint quality designs as well. There are other considerations to take into account that we will deal with later, but just know for now that it will be worth doing your homework in order to hire a true professional that does top notch work. Let our guide lead you around the Dallas area. It will be our pleasure to help you in this quest.
Where can you find some quality candidates in the Dallas area? Well, we would start by tapping into the power of the world wide web. Do a Google search for “face painters in the Dallas area.” We realize that you will have lot of links to go through, but take your time and check out the quality of work from the first 30 to 40 candidates. When you are blown away by the work of a specific artist, make sure you record the name and contact information so that you can go back and reference it when you are entering the interview stage of your search. Also, it doesn't hurt to start chatting with your family, friends and coworkers about any experiences they might have had with pace painters in the past. Once you have a pretty good working list, call each one up and see how their calendar looks in terms of your birthday date. For the ones that are available, ask them for a time to discuss their talent and your need.
As the old saying goes, seeing is believing. So, the first thing you need to do is to ask to see examples of their work. Have them bring their portfolio. Find out what kind of paint they use. If they don't use the words FDA and Child Safety certified, then you need to move to the next candidate on your list. You need to find out what types of faces they can paint and how long it takes to paint each one. In fact, ask them how they handle lines if they should form. Will the children get to pick the face they want? How much will their services cost you? Do they require a contract? Make sure they work off of a contract. What will you need to provide for them? All of this footwork should lead you to a candidate that you fall in love with.