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Face Paint Pittsburgh !

Face Paint Pittsburgh !

7 reviews

About Face Paint Pittsburgh !

Hi I'm Cynthia Jewel, artist and owner of Face Paint Pittsburgh!
I have over 20 years experience, I am Professionally Trained, Fully Insured, and have Child & Criminal Background Clearance Certificates.
Use your imagination and I will paint the transformation!
Face Paint Pittsburgh provides delightfully entertaining face painting, body art, stage makeup and temporary tattoos using only the highest quality products formulated and approved for safe and worry free skin application.
Whatever your event may be, I will come with designs that reflect and compliment your theme.


Cynthia is AMAZING!

By Maddie A. on November 1, 2014

I am a brand ambassador for a variety of beer and liquor brands in Pittsburgh. Corona/Modelo hired Cynthia for our promotion for Dia de los Muertos and she created the most beautiful calavera (skull) face paintings. She was so kind, sweet, and professional. I was blown away by her creativity and skill level.

Hired as: Face Painter
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All ages enjoyed.. Awesome

By Rebecca W. on September 25, 2016

Great time had by all...young and old. Face paintings were awesome. Highly recommend. Definitely would use again.

Hired as: Face Painter

Wonderful Activity for my Daughters Birthday

By Marissa on October 1, 2014

I had Cynthia come to do my daughters 7th Birthday party which was a Monster High theme. The girls had a wonderful time! Not only did she do a fantastic job with their face painting, but Cynthia also came with nail polish and hair color, and they all loved their makeovers! She was very reasonably priced, and all the moms loved what she did with their daughters makeovers. Given how difficult some of the Monster High Dolls faces are, the work that Cynthia did matched it almost perfectly. I would definitley schedule her again for another party!

Hired as: Face Painter

Great work!

By Brittani R. on October 31, 2013

Cynthia was wonderful at the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation's Hemophilia Walk. She is truly talented! We have had Face Paint Pittsburgh at our past 4 Walks! We will definitely use them again for future events! Thanks Cynthia!

Hired as: Face Painter

Amazing!!! Truely talented!

By Ryan D. on October 30, 2013

Cynthia is simply amazing! She is so talented and good with children! She made my niece's birthday party an absolute success! I would highly recommend her , you won't be disappointed.

Hired as: Face Painter

We had a great experience with our face painter, Cynthia. She actually did a party for us the previous year as well. She is exceptionally skilled and has a theatrical background which translates to phenomenal facepainting that all the kids and many of the adults participated in and enjoyed. I recommend her without any reservation and I would be happy to have her come back again to any future event we may have. She is super sweet too!

Hired as: Face Painter

Many thanks!!!

By Celeste M. on October 18, 2013

Not only was she on time for my kid's birthday party but her work was INCREDIBLE!!! Cynthia I can never thank you enough for being able to fill in last minute and bring your professionalism and talent to my kid's party. Everyone loved it and if we ever need a face painter again I will definitely reach out to you first. Many many many thanks!!!! Forever grateful :)

Hired as: Face Painter

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 480 minutes
  • Fee: $150.00-$500.00
  • Insurance: $3,000,000 - General Liability 3,000,000 Damage to rented premises 100,000.


Enthusiasm, patience and kindness as well as artistic talent as I complete the transformation. Good communication skills both verbal and non verbal. Watching people get transformed is very entertaining and almost as fun as being in the chair!

Additional Booking Notes

I use only the highest quality professional makeup. Most commonly for young children and general face painting, I use water soluble theater makeup ( which will not last in the rain or swimming pool). It is easy to remove and provides a fun, temporary transformation. If you are planning a pool party, or squirt gun battle - please tell me and I will use a hybrid paint that is water resistant! I can also do glitter tattoos or airbrushed tattoos, both last in the swimming pool, sweat and rain! I typically bring a complete kit including a directors chair, table, all my artist materials, clean bottled water, hand sanitizer, a banner, mirror, design selections and a supplemental light to all gigs. The space required for one artist is small approx 4x6. I can supply a 10x10 pop up tent for an additional fee. If a tent is not included in your contract, please provide a space for me to paint which is out of the elements and direct sunlight. If I am using an airbrush, I will need access to electricity. I have a 100 ' cord and plenty of supplemental lighting. Any questions dont hesitate to ask! I look forward to working with you to help make your event spectacular!


Hi I'm Cynthia, primary artist at Face Paint Pittsburgh!
** Use your imagination and I will paint the transformation! **
Professional face transformations, face painting, body art, stage makeup and temporary tattoos using only safe, professional products.
I have 20yrs experience, am professionally trained and fully insured. Mardi gras masks, butterflies, superheroes, princesses, fairies, cats...I will bring a design board that reflects your theme...Birthday party, community day, corporate picnic, graduation, team gamefaces, black tie entertainment whatever the occasion I have designs that will ROCK the crowd and dazzle the person in the chair! All ages enjoy being transformed! Book Now!

Past Booked Events

Sep 24, 2016 Festival
Jul 03, 2016 Birthday (Child)
Jun 04, 2016 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party
Apr 16, 2016 Birthday (Child)

The team providing the talent:


Owner, principal artist




assistant artist


assistant artist

Influences & Inspiration

Yolanda Bartrum (of New Zealand), Mark Reid & Nick Wolf (USA), Lynn Jamieson of Australia and Gary Cole (owner of Snazaroo makeup) I have studied under these and many other incredible artists and pray just a drop of their technique & talent has transferred! Also I have to credit "Mr Skull" premier makeup artist with Universal Studios, Orlando for inspiring me to try my first temporary tatoo in 2007.

Setup Requirements

5x7 Space, electricity (optional)


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