Do you think face paint is just for kids? Think again! YouTube user and face painter extraordinaireElsa Rhaeis here to show you all the amazing things you can do with makeup. Her creations seem complex, but her videos show the step-by-step process that takes her from being an ordinary young woman to the fantastic creatures seen here. Take a look to see just how she creates these amazing transformations!
Click the links above the photos to see the making-of videos for each look.
If you’re going to make yourself look like Red Skull, you’re better off using face paint instead of…the alternative.
Not all of Elsa’s creations come from pop culture. She designs many herself, and finds inspiration all over the place. Her influences include art and design, children’s books, and other makeup artists.
Using just black and white, she’s created something really interesting. And yes, she paints her hair, too. That’s dedication!
Check out this video below to see her in action. It’s part of a collaborative project with another talented makeup artist,Ashlea Henson, in which they each painted themselves as cyborgs. She also has a good sense of humor!
If you’re looking for your next Halloween or costume party inspiration, take some cues from Elsa Rhae. There are more videos on herchannelto check out, all showing the tricks and techniques she uses to achieve these incredible results.