Face Painting by Akiko

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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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

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

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

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

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

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: Halloween Party in Parrish, FL
Event Date: Oct 26, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter

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

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

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

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 in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Jun 8, 2013
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: Private Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 27, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter

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: Halloween Party in Sarasota, FL
Event Date: Oct 24, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter, Face Painter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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Face Painting by Akiko

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

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