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Face Painting by Akiko

Face Painting by Akiko

40 reviews
Face Painting by Akiko
4.995/5 stars – based on 40 reviews

Why book Face Painting by Akiko?

Birthday Parties, Street Festivals, Corporate Events, Wedding, and more... experience the difference by Face Painting by Akiko. I am an artist with 20 some years of art and graphic art background, I can bring a unique and rare talent to your party. Visit my website to see my face painting gallery, Or find me at "Music On Main" in Lakewood Ranch, the first Friday night of every month.

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Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko painted at our community picnic(200 people) and did an amazing job! She painted children and adults, as well. We were extremely happy with her work and professionalism. She is the only face painter we will hire here in Twin Rivers!
Just a personal note: the day after being painted by Akiko I went to my husbands company picnic, they had a face painter(not Akiko) and she did not freehand paint like Akiko, she used stencils, it made me so happy that I had made the right choice and hired Akiko!!!!! Thanks for the great job!!!!
Fair/Festival in Parrish, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko is the real thing!

Akiko painted at our community picnic(200 people) and did an amazing job! She painted children and adults, as well. We were extremely happy with her work and professionalism. She is the only face painter we will hire here in Twin Rivers!
Just a personal note: the day after being painted by Akiko I went to my husbands company picnic, they had a face painter(not Akiko) and she did not freehand paint like Akiko, she used stencils, it made me so happy that I had made the right choice and hired Akiko!!!!! Thanks for the great job!!!!

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Reviewer: Beverly R.
Organization: Twin Rivers Community Picnic
Event: Fair/Festival in Parrish, FL
Event Date: Mar 28, 2015
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko came to a large, energetic school function and did a beautiful job. She is a rare person in that both sides of her brain appear to be gifted! She is truly an artist, but Akiko is also an organized, prompt, courteous, business owner. I cannot praise her talents enough. Would highly recommend for any size event. She is quick but her work is detailed and precise. The kids were thrilled.
Festival in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Wonderful

Akiko came to a large, energetic school function and did a beautiful job. She is a rare person in that both sides of her brain appear to be gifted! She is truly an artist, but Akiko is also an organized, prompt, courteous, business owner. I cannot praise her talents enough. Would highly recommend for any size event. She is quick but her work is detailed and precise. The kids were thrilled.

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Reviewer: Sheri M.
Event: Festival in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Feb 21, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko was amazing. She was professional, prepared, and super talented. She was great with the kids and made face painting look like a real artwork. I will definitely use Akiko again!
Birthday (Child) in Lakewood Ranch, FL
5 / 5 stars

My 4 year old's birthday party

Akiko was amazing. She was professional, prepared, and super talented. She was great with the kids and made face painting look like a real artwork. I will definitely use Akiko again!

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Reviewer: Iris C.
Event: Birthday (Child) in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Event Date: May 9, 2015
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Every single person who had a child get their face painted loved it! It was the hit of the Mirabay Easter Eggstravaganza! We will definitely be using Akiko for all of our events. Thank you so much!
Holiday Party (Easter) in Apollo Beach, FL
5 / 5 stars

Everyone loved the face painting!

Every single person who had a child get their face painted loved it! It was the hit of the Mirabay Easter Eggstravaganza! We will definitely be using Akiko for all of our events. Thank you so much!

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Reviewer: Michele H.
Organization: Michele Herndon, P.A. @ Keller Williams Realty
Event: Holiday Party (Easter) in Apollo Beach, FL
Event Date: Apr 4, 2015
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko is an artist! She was wonderful at my daughters 5th birthday party. She handled the children and parents so wonderfully. We all had a wonderful time and the faces she created were amazing!!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Pirate Fairy Party

Akiko is an artist! She was wonderful at my daughters 5th birthday party. She handled the children and parents so wonderfully. We all had a wonderful time and the faces she created were amazing!!

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Reviewer: Cathy S.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Mar 8, 2015
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko was the highlight of my daughters 8th birthday party! Kids and adults waited patiently to have a special design painted on their face. Akiko interacted, laughed, made suggestions and helped little ones decide on a special face painting. I would recommend and praise Akiko for any aged party, event, or special occasion.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

"Blessing" of our party

Akiko was the highlight of my daughters 8th birthday party! Kids and adults waited patiently to have a special design painted on their face. Akiko interacted, laughed, made suggestions and helped little ones decide on a special face painting. I would recommend and praise Akiko for any aged party, event, or special occasion.

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Reviewer: Corina G.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Dec 7, 2014
Hired As: Children's Party Entertainment, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
We had Akiko for our daughters 4th birthday party and everybody love it. She is such a gifted artist. I truly recommend her for your parties. Thank you Akiko for making our party so wonderful. Cant wait to use your services again.
Birthday Party in Lakewood Ranch, FL
5 / 5 stars

Excelent

We had Akiko for our daughters 4th birthday party and everybody love it. She is such a gifted artist. I truly recommend her for your parties. Thank you Akiko for making our party so wonderful. Cant wait to use your services again.

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Reviewer: Jackeline B.
Event: Birthday Party in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Event Date: Oct 25, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko used her natural talent and creative design to transform me into an aspiring bunny for a costume contest for work. Our forum is unique - all virtual employees. It was a huge success and everyone couldn't believe the artistic creation. Thank you, Akiko.
Holiday Party (Halloween) in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko rises to the challenge!

Akiko used her natural talent and creative design to transform me into an aspiring bunny for a costume contest for work. Our forum is unique - all virtual employees. It was a huge success and everyone couldn't believe the artistic creation. Thank you, Akiko.

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Reviewer: Dawn
Event: Holiday Party (Halloween) in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Oct 31, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
We couldn't have been more pleased with Akiko's work at our Halloween event. She came early to paint our staff's faces for their costumes and did an unbelievable job! Then, she also was part of the event and painted the attendee's faces also. All around just a pleasure to work with and she did an amazing job!
Holiday Party (Halloween) in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Fantastic!!

We couldn't have been more pleased with Akiko's work at our Halloween event. She came early to paint our staff's faces for their costumes and did an unbelievable job! Then, she also was part of the event and painted the attendee's faces also. All around just a pleasure to work with and she did an amazing job!

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Reviewer: Aly B.
Event: Holiday Party (Halloween) in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 17, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
We would highly recommend face painting by Akiko! Our office has used Akiko several times and couldnt be happier. All of her work is so artistic, colorful, and just plain fantastic! We look forward to working with her again very soon.
Studio Session in Venice, FL
5 / 5 stars

Highly Recommended!

We would highly recommend face painting by Akiko! Our office has used Akiko several times and couldnt be happier. All of her work is so artistic, colorful, and just plain fantastic! We look forward to working with her again very soon.

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Reviewer: Amanda R.
Organization: Janoff & Khatri Pediatric Dentistry
Event: Studio Session in Venice, FL
Event Date: Sep 7, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I hired Akiko for my girl 7th birth, the girls love her, she's amazing, and her face painting is unique and beautiful. I highly recommend her.. She really loves what she do and that's why her face painting is so awesome.
Anniversary Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Unique

I hired Akiko for my girl 7th birth, the girls love her, she's amazing, and her face painting is unique and beautiful. I highly recommend her.. She really loves what she do and that's why her face painting is so awesome.

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Reviewer: Manuela G.
Event: Anniversary Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Aug 28, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Face painter was on time and extremely friendly. The children and adults loved her and her art. The painting was extremely good. I would recommend her and use her again without a doubt.
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Wonderful!

Face painter was on time and extremely friendly. The children and adults loved her and her art. The painting was extremely good. I would recommend her and use her again without a doubt.

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Reviewer: Tanya M.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Feb 22, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
We used Akiko for our daughters party and she was excellent. Very professional and her work is great! I highly recommend her.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
4.8 / 5 stars

Excellent Face Painter

We used Akiko for our daughters party and she was excellent. Very professional and her work is great! I highly recommend her.

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Reviewer: Deb H.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Feb 15, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
We hired Akiko for our daughters fourth birthday party. She was on time, dressed in the party colors and very upbeat. I loved that she never stopped interacting with the kids. Once all the face painting was done (beautifully!) then she moved onto glitter tattoos. Akiko is great!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Great with kids! Great artist!

We hired Akiko for our daughters fourth birthday party. She was on time, dressed in the party colors and very upbeat. I loved that she never stopped interacting with the kids. Once all the face painting was done (beautifully!) then she moved onto glitter tattoos. Akiko is great!

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Reviewer: Jill D.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Feb 16, 2014
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko did my face for a Halloween party! Great job received so many compliments! Would definitely recommend & use her talent again!!
Holiday Party (Halloween) in Parrish, FL
5 / 5 stars

Creativity at its BEST!!

Akiko did my face for a Halloween party! Great job received so many compliments! Would definitely recommend & use her talent again!!

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Reviewer: Stacey A.
Event: Holiday Party (Halloween) in Parrish, FL
Event Date: Oct 26, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I called Akiko on short notice to paint our faces for a masquerade charity ball. She not only showed up, but brought amazing ideas and her incredible talent. Akiko is amazing! Highly recommend!'
Fundraiser in Lakewood Ranch, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko is amazing!

I called Akiko on short notice to paint our faces for a masquerade charity ball. She not only showed up, but brought amazing ideas and her incredible talent. Akiko is amazing! Highly recommend!'

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Reviewer: Danielle P.
Event: Fundraiser in Lakewood Ranch, FL
Event Date: Oct 19, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko is simply the best face painter in town! She is incredibly talented -- painting complex animal faces at record speed. She is the consummate professional -- prompted, organized, courteous. A midst the chaos of 18 7 & 8 year old girls she was a fun yet calm and soothing presence. Thank you, Akiko!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Children's Bday Party

Akiko is simply the best face painter in town! She is incredibly talented -- painting complex animal faces at record speed. She is the consummate professional -- prompted, organized, courteous. A midst the chaos of 18 7 & 8 year old girls she was a fun yet calm and soothing presence. Thank you, Akiko!

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Reviewer: Kirsten R.
Organization: Mom & Dad of 8 year old daughter
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 6, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I just threw my son his very first birthday party (his 3rd birthday) and I was very skeptical/nervous about hiring vendors due to the fact you don't know what to expect on the day of the event. I am new to Florida so I wasn't sure of who was good and who wasn't. I previously called another face painting company and was discouraged when they NEVER returned my calls. I was online when I saw this website and after reading her reviews and seeing her work, knew I had to call for information. Not only did Akiko answer my phone call right away, she was busy at the time and still made time to write down all my information and told me she would email me as soon as she got to where she was going. Sure enough, the very next day I checked my email and there she was. She was very polite on the phone, and at the time she wasn't sure she could make my event. Then after talking more she said "I'll be happy to do it!" She made the time to squeeze in my party and I couldn't be any happier! She responded promptly to any emails/questions I had and again was very polite and respectful. The day of, she contacted me to update her where-abouts as she thought the weather would slow her down, and she STILL showed up before any of the guests arrived and at the time she said she would be there. Her work was AMAZING and she was fast. Not only did the children enjoy the face paintings, but the adults did too! everyone was approaching me and saying how talented she was and that they too would like to book her for their parties if they could. All the guests were happy, I was happy and my little boy felt special. Akiko really made the party and she also made it known how important her clients are to her. I am beyond grateful and pleased with her services. I HIGHLY recommend Akiko and will definitely be using her in the future.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

AMAZING Talent and Very Professional!

I just threw my son his very first birthday party (his 3rd birthday) and I was very skeptical/nervous about hiring vendors due to the fact you don't know what to expect on the day of the event. I am new to Florida so I wasn't sure of who was good and who wasn't. I previously called another face painting company and was discouraged when they NEVER returned my calls. I was online when I saw this website and after reading her reviews and seeing her work, knew I had to call for information. Not only did Akiko answer my phone call right away, she was busy at the time and still made time to write down all my information and told me she would email me as soon as she got to where she was going. Sure enough, the very next day I checked my email and there she was. She was very polite on the phone, and at the time she wasn't sure she could make my event. Then after talking more she said "I'll be happy to do it!" She made the time to squeeze in my party and I couldn't be any happier! She responded promptly to any emails/questions I had and again was very polite and respectful. The day of, she contacted me to update her where-abouts as she thought the weather would slow her down, and she STILL showed up before any of the guests arrived and at the time she said she would be there. Her work was AMAZING and she was fast. Not only did the children enjoy the face paintings, but the adults did too! everyone was approaching me and saying how talented she was and that they too would like to book her for their parties if they could. All the guests were happy, I was happy and my little boy felt special. Akiko really made the party and she also made it known how important her clients are to her. I am beyond grateful and pleased with her services. I HIGHLY recommend Akiko and will definitely be using her in the future.

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Reviewer: Jessica B.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Aug 10, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
This is the 2nd event we have had Akiko come to and once again we were thrilled! She is prompt, polite, extremely talented and absolutely wonderful with guests of all ages! Her work far surpasses expectations! We cannot wait until our next event with her.
Fair/Festival in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Another Wonderful Experience

This is the 2nd event we have had Akiko come to and once again we were thrilled! She is prompt, polite, extremely talented and absolutely wonderful with guests of all ages! Her work far surpasses expectations! We cannot wait until our next event with her.

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Reviewer: Shaina V.
Organization: Keiser University
Event: Fair/Festival in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Jun 8, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
This was my childs first birthday party ever and adding akiko to the party mad it a big deal. I had over 25 kids at the party and every child waited in line to get their face painted. I was so suprised to see the outcome of every child's face because she did it so fast. Although we didnt get to do the glitter tattos she did give the birthday girl one before the party was over and i must say she LOVED it. Akiko did a great job and i look forward to working with her again ❤
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

My Guest Loved It

This was my childs first birthday party ever and adding akiko to the party mad it a big deal. I had over 25 kids at the party and every child waited in line to get their face painted. I was so suprised to see the outcome of every child's face because she did it so fast. Although we didnt get to do the glitter tattos she did give the birthday girl one before the party was over and i must say she LOVED it. Akiko did a great job and i look forward to working with her again ❤

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Reviewer: Lataisha H.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Apr 20, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko is absolutely wonderful!! her work is detailed, and fast. She's simply tremendous around children. She was punctual, and had a GIANT SMILE The whole time she was painting children and adults alike. Definitely a class act. Thanks Akiko!!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko Rocks!!

Akiko is absolutely wonderful!! her work is detailed, and fast. She's simply tremendous around children. She was punctual, and had a GIANT SMILE The whole time she was painting children and adults alike. Definitely a class act. Thanks Akiko!!

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Reviewer: Alex R.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Apr 6, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko is the best face painter we have ever met. Other parents at the party made the same comment. She was also very punctual and had everything set up before we even got to the venue. We will definitely use her again.
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

6 year old birthday party

Akiko is the best face painter we have ever met. Other parents at the party made the same comment. She was also very punctual and had everything set up before we even got to the venue. We will definitely use her again.

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Reviewer: Thuy D.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Mar 9, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I have used Akiko for my daughter's birthday party for the past two years. She is prompt, professional, and easy to work with. She is incredibly talented, and the children love her as much as her artistic creations. Akiko works quickly, making sure that all the partygoers get to have their faces painted or get to have glitter tattoos applied. I am so glad that she was able to be a part of our daughter's parties.
Birthday Party in Tampa, FL
5 / 5 stars

Very pleased!

I have used Akiko for my daughter's birthday party for the past two years. She is prompt, professional, and easy to work with. She is incredibly talented, and the children love her as much as her artistic creations. Akiko works quickly, making sure that all the partygoers get to have their faces painted or get to have glitter tattoos applied. I am so glad that she was able to be a part of our daughter's parties.

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Reviewer: Christina C.
Event: Birthday Party in Tampa, FL
Event Date: Mar 9, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Children's Party Entertainment, Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I met Akiko at my son's school and was extremely impressed by her face painting. We hired her for our son's 6th birthday. Her face painting is beautiful and she is very fast. She managed to paint and tattoo 18 6 year olds. Everyone was so impressed by her and she was definitely the hit of the party. We can't wait to use her again.
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko was incredible, her face painting was the best.

I met Akiko at my son's school and was extremely impressed by her face painting. We hired her for our son's 6th birthday. Her face painting is beautiful and she is very fast. She managed to paint and tattoo 18 6 year olds. Everyone was so impressed by her and she was definitely the hit of the party. We can't wait to use her again.

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Reviewer: Thuy D.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Mar 9, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko was extremely profession and punctual for our Mote Aquarium event. I enjoyed working with her and having her as a part of our family festival. Great feedback from our families who attended. Akiko was a wonderful face painter, fast and flexible with the many requests she was given.
Festival in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Great addition to our event

Akiko was extremely profession and punctual for our Mote Aquarium event. I enjoyed working with her and having her as a part of our family festival. Great feedback from our families who attended. Akiko was a wonderful face painter, fast and flexible with the many requests she was given.

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Reviewer: Stacy A.
Organization: Mote Aquarium
Event: Festival in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Feb 9, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko has come to numerous events at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and is always the highlight of the party! She is a talented artist and great with the children. While her elaborate designs are fantastic, she is also flexible- offering smaller designs when the lines get long so as not to disappoint anyone... and she never has! Thank you, Akiko!
Launch Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Never disappointed!

Akiko has come to numerous events at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and is always the highlight of the party! She is a talented artist and great with the children. While her elaborate designs are fantastic, she is also flexible- offering smaller designs when the lines get long so as not to disappoint anyone... and she never has! Thank you, Akiko!

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Reviewer: Jennifer B.
Organization: Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
Event: Launch Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Jan 17, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Children's Party Entertainment
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I hired Akiko for her face painting services for my daughter's 8th birthday party at the park. She was prompt, pleasant, and her face painting is beautiful! I would highly suggest her services and I know I will use her in the future!
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Such a pleasure!

I hired Akiko for her face painting services for my daughter's 8th birthday party at the park. She was prompt, pleasant, and her face painting is beautiful! I would highly suggest her services and I know I will use her in the future!

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Reviewer: Jennifer J.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Jan 19, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko has done several birthday party, for my son, and she is always the "hit" of the party! She is so very talented, and "current"! I would definitely recommend her for any party or event! We look forward to having her back at our next party!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Great Talent!

Akiko has done several birthday party, for my son, and she is always the "hit" of the party! She is so very talented, and "current"! I would definitely recommend her for any party or event! We look forward to having her back at our next party!

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Reviewer: Rona P.
Organization: Private Birthday Party
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Nov 4, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Children's Party Entertainment, Temporary Tattoo Artist
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
She did a fantastic job everyone who saw me was really impressed. I scared a lot of people. It was a lot of fun. She was very courteous, professional, quick and attention to detail. Thanks again! I highly recommend her.
House Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

I had Akiko paint my face for a party! Awesome!

She did a fantastic job everyone who saw me was really impressed. I scared a lot of people. It was a lot of fun. She was very courteous, professional, quick and attention to detail. Thanks again! I highly recommend her.

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Reviewer: Stephen P.
Event: House Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 27, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko assisted us with our Halloween Open House and was so professional and accommodating. She was able to work in a dimly lit room with lots of distractions going on. She was great with the children and the artwork was amazing. I would highly recommend Akiko and will be using her again in the future!!
Holiday Party (Halloween) in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Great Experience with Akiko

Akiko assisted us with our Halloween Open House and was so professional and accommodating. She was able to work in a dimly lit room with lots of distractions going on. She was great with the children and the artwork was amazing. I would highly recommend Akiko and will be using her again in the future!!

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Reviewer: S.V.
Event: Holiday Party (Halloween) in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 24, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I had contacted Akiko about two weeks before our Open house for our medical office. She was very accommodating with the date and time, and very reasonable. I have seen her work at the Main events in Lakewood Ranch and she was excellent. Her presence made our Open house a success. I would highly recommend Akiko for an Open house or any other events. Thanks Akiko.
Grand Opening in Bradenton, FL
4.9 / 5 stars

Best face painter ever.

I had contacted Akiko about two weeks before our Open house for our medical office. She was very accommodating with the date and time, and very reasonable. I have seen her work at the Main events in Lakewood Ranch and she was excellent. Her presence made our Open house a success. I would highly recommend Akiko for an Open house or any other events. Thanks Akiko.

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Reviewer: Dr. N.
Organization: AllCare Medical Centers
Event: Grand Opening in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Aug 24, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko was wonderful. She was really sweet with the kids and did beautiful face painting. She was one of the biggest hits at our employee outing and we really look forward to using her again in the future. Thanks Akiko! Great job.
Corporate Event in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

MSSB Employee Outing

Akiko was wonderful. She was really sweet with the kids and did beautiful face painting. She was one of the biggest hits at our employee outing and we really look forward to using her again in the future. Thanks Akiko! Great job.

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Reviewer: KS
Event: Corporate Event in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Jul 28, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
My twin girls had such a great 5th Birthday party thanks to Akiko! All the kids really enjoyed their face paintings and cool glitter tatoo's. She is truly a very talented artist and is great with the kids!
Thank you!
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

Great Party!

My twin girls had such a great 5th Birthday party thanks to Akiko! All the kids really enjoyed their face paintings and cool glitter tatoo's. She is truly a very talented artist and is great with the kids!
Thank you!

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Reviewer: Sherry W.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: May 6, 2012
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I was really impressed with Akiko's creativity. She is talented, professional and very personable. I recently hired her for a special event and everyone (children and adult's) who got their face painted left with a big smile. I recommend Akiko,
Corporate Event in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

An expert at her craft!

I was really impressed with Akiko's creativity. She is talented, professional and very personable. I recently hired her for a special event and everyone (children and adult's) who got their face painted left with a big smile. I recommend Akiko,

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Reviewer: Mayra H.
Organization: Winn-Dixie
Event: Corporate Event in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: May 2, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I had the opportunity to observe Akiko's facepainting expertise during a birthday party for a 7 year old girl. Akiko is a gifted artist who has transferred her talent to facepainting. Through this medium Akiko brings out the delight and magic in the world and helps bring a smile to all those who experience her talent.
Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
5 / 5 stars

An Artist at Work!

I had the opportunity to observe Akiko's facepainting expertise during a birthday party for a 7 year old girl. Akiko is a gifted artist who has transferred her talent to facepainting. Through this medium Akiko brings out the delight and magic in the world and helps bring a smile to all those who experience her talent.

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Reviewer: Nora H.
Event: Birthday Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Nov 7, 2010
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I met Akiko on St. Patrick's Day, so I will call it the "Luck of the Irish" to have found her for my son's Peter Pan/Neverland 4th birthday party - her artistry speaks for itself, but her ability to juggle 18 3-4 year olds and their parents with grace can't be described. First Class entertainment for any occassion, we are certain to call her for every event.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Neverland Success!

I met Akiko on St. Patrick's Day, so I will call it the "Luck of the Irish" to have found her for my son's Peter Pan/Neverland 4th birthday party - her artistry speaks for itself, but her ability to juggle 18 3-4 year olds and their parents with grace can't be described. First Class entertainment for any occassion, we are certain to call her for every event.

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Reviewer: Marcie M.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Apr 1, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
I will definitely and highly recommend Akiko’s work. It is absolutely beautiful and shows that a highly gifted and talented person has created such an amazing variety of styles of face painting. It is also great to know a person who has a heart for children has just not only physically touched a Child's life through her talents but their hearts too in something creatively fun.
Festival in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

It is absolutely beautiful!

I will definitely and highly recommend Akiko’s work. It is absolutely beautiful and shows that a highly gifted and talented person has created such an amazing variety of styles of face painting. It is also great to know a person who has a heart for children has just not only physically touched a Child's life through her talents but their hearts too in something creatively fun.

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Reviewer: Deborah P.
Organization: Children's Pastor and Director of Camp Z at TCAB
Event: Festival in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Aug 17, 2011
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko is the best face painter around! We hired her for both of our kids birthday parties. She is fast and fabulous!! All the kids love her!
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Akiko is AMAZING!

Akiko is the best face painter around! We hired her for both of our kids birthday parties. She is fast and fabulous!! All the kids love her!

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Reviewer: Danielle A. B. P.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Jun 12, 2011
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko's artistic talents are highly innovative, I am very pleased with her
and highly recommend her for future work.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Review by Jackie P.

Akiko's artistic talents are highly innovative, I am very pleased with her
and highly recommend her for future work.

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Reviewer: Jackie P.
Organization: Home Health Care
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Apr 17, 2010
Hired As: Face Painter
Face Painter in Sarasota, FL
Akiko did the face painting for my five year old daughter's party and she was very professional. The painting was beautiful and my daughter was thrilled. She not only painted the kids but the parents too if they wanted it. We had a wonderful time and she was the perfect addition to the party.
Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
5 / 5 stars

Review by Julie G.

Akiko did the face painting for my five year old daughter's party and she was very professional. The painting was beautiful and my daughter was thrilled. She not only painted the kids but the parents too if they wanted it. We had a wonderful time and she was the perfect addition to the party.

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Reviewer: Julie G.
Event: Birthday Party in Bradenton, FL
Event Date: Jan 9, 2010
Hired As: Face Painter

Booking Info

  • Fee: $160 and up
  • Insurance: $3,000,000 - Coverage includes Commercial General Liability, Legal Liability to Participants, and Medical Payments for Participants.
  • Languages: English
  • Unions: Face Painting And Body Art Association

Bio

Akiko is an artist with 20 some years of art and graphic art background.

About Booking

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