How to Do an Optimus Prime Transformers Face Painting

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Obtain an adorable child. Adults work too.

Obtain an adorable child. Adults work too.

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Brush on blue Mehron INtense Pro pressed pigment powder on the eyes. I used "ignite" blue, available in the "fire" palette.

Brush on blue Mehron INtense Pro pressed pigment powder on the eyes. I used "ignite" blue, available in the "fire" palette.

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Use a black or white Mehron Pro Pencil to outline the shapes.

Use a black or white Mehron Pro Pencil to outline the shapes.

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Fill in sides and front forehead shapes with Kryolan metallic silver, or similar silver.

Fill in sides and front forehead shapes with Kryolan metallic silver, or similar silver.

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Fill in with Kryolan blue around the top.

Fill in with Kryolan blue around the top.

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Paint in the mouth, cheeks and chin with gray. You could use silver here too.

Paint in the mouth, cheeks and chin with gray. You could use silver here too.

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Add black around the eyes. I used Kryolan here because it washes off easier than Wolfe black.

Add black around the eyes. I used Kryolan here because it washes off easier than Wolfe black.

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Pick a BAM stencil with something geometric and technical looking. I chose # 2013.

Pick a BAM stencil with something geometric and technical looking. I chose # 2013.

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Sponge on a pattern over the blue with a lighter blue.

Sponge on a pattern over the blue with a lighter blue.

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Use Wolfe black and a fine brush for outlines.

Use Wolfe black and a fine brush for outlines.

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Don't forget the vents in the sides!

Don't forget the vents in the sides!

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Add some highlights with Wolfe white

Add some highlights with Wolfe white

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Autobots, ROLL OUT!

Autobots, ROLL OUT!

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