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Jamilah Zebarth - Saturday Pay Class - Hands on Henna Monique Lily - Thursday Pay Class - Sexy Eye Designs Dutch Bihary Thursday Pay Class - Surreal Reality
Hand On Henna! This will be a henna intensive small group class. We will go over design basics, how to build designs and work on anything else you need. Henna will be supplied! $50 Saturday evening 7-8:30. Max 6 people.

Melissa Hendricks
Monna Black
Heidi Gorman
Kara Andrews
Linda Krause-Maldonado
3 hours 6pm-9pm

Sue Moberg
Angela Weaver ($70Auction)
Roberta Mandella ($70 auction)
Kathy Zimmerman ($70 Auction)
Shirley Pine ($70AUCTION)
Kara Andrews ($70AUCTION)
Nicole Kirrane
Surreal Reality (3 hour class $75) The best parts of Dutch's international workshops! This class is all about creating jaw dropping illusion & dimension within a multitude of concepts. Learn how to do aliens, monsters, skin and etc. This isn't just a demo class, there will be lots of hands on participation and it is not strictly for body painters. These concepts and techniques are for face painting as well. Themes covered include but are not limited to; flesh and bone, reflective metal, transformation illusion, alien texture, , and more! This class is the perfect accompaniment to "Extra Dimensional Dimension" as it picks up right where that workshop leaves off! *The "Black Attack" class is also strongly recommended! These are classes that will take your face and body painting to the next level. 6-9pm

Stephanie Tramelli (Auction $60)
Margie Nugent (Auction full)
Monna Black auction $60
Dutch Bihary Friday Pay Class - Advanced Illusions Mark Reid - Thursday Pay Class - Masks Corey Morgan - Saturday - Easy Super Hero Designs

Advanced illusions This class is all about breaking down the steps and understanding the art fundamentals to render convincing depth, protrusion, tromp loeil, moisture shine, highlight and shadow with face paint. This is a Paint-along fundamentals class so bring your kit! 6-9pm

Angela Weaver (AUCTION $60)
Melissa Hendricks
Lisa Sullivan
Ana Ughetti

Margie Nugent
3 hours 6-9pm
Each student will receive a Mark Reid Signature brush!
3 hours


This is a hands-on class geared toward beginner to intermediate painters, however more advanced painters who have difficulty painting superhero designs are more than welcome. This class will go over some of the basics of painting the most requested designs, like Spiderman, Ninja Turtles, Wonder Woman and Batman. Focus will be on learning the different techniques and shapes that will improve your skills at painting super heroes.

Evette Modee (Auction $60)
Shirley Pine (AUCTION $60)

Mark Reid - Sunday Pay Class - Leg Paint Class Monique Lily - Sunday Pay Class - Pretty Scary Faces Mark Reid - Wednesday Full Day Pay Class - Beginners/and Refresher
3 hours
All students will receive a free Mark Reid signature brush!

Stephanie Tramelli (Auction $63)
Melissa Hendricks
Shelby Meyerhoff

3 hours 6pm-9pm

Heidi Gorman
6 hours 9-12pm 1-4pm
Each student will receive a Mark Reid Signature brush!
If you would like to take only 1/2 a day please contact Kim

Angela Weaver
Monique Lily - Wednesday Full Day Pay Class - Create Your Abstract Flow Dutch Bihary Wednesday Full Day Pay Class - Heroic Body Painting REGULAR EAST COAST CONVENTION REGISTRATION - OTHER OPTIONS AT BOTTOM
6 hours 11-5pm

Sherri Sharkey
Anne Kerrigan
Shelby Meyerdhoff

Face and Body paint for Heroic Body Painting. Pre-class Costumes and makeup aren't just for Halloween anymore! Cosplay is exploding all over the world as another fun way for adults to express themselves, identify with their peer groups or just party! From super heroes, gaming characters, horror icons, to even Bronies and Japanime! Take your characters to the next level! First we'll start with painting accurate super anatomy! Dutch has over 20 years of experience in anatomy physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology. Painting the perfect super hero starts with the illusion of the perfect physique! This class will be chock full of valuable information and demonstrations. Not one to miss! To paint along, Standard body paint kit, Note pad, and a Small airbrush kit is encouraged but is not absolutely required. Will have to provide your own model. (Models will not be able to paint or pose questions unless model related.)6 hours 9-12pm 1-4pm

Melissa Hendricks
CONVENTION DATES: March 7-11, 2018

March 7 - Pre-classes (Wed) these classes are not included in registration fee
March 8-11 Convention (Thurs-Sun)
March 12 - Post Classes (Mon)
these classes are not included in registration fee

$165.00 includes all days, all classes (NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR ANY REASON*please see below for clarification)

Where: Baymont Inn, 20 Taylor Street, Manchester CT
Hotel offers a free continental hot breakfast, WIFI and quick, easy access to many restaurants and stores.
Book on the phone NOT online to get special rates.
Hotel rooms will be at a special face painting group price - BOOK EARLY! Make sure to mention you are with the face painting seminar. You have to call direct 1-860-643-1864.
For those flying in, you would fly into Hartford, CT - Bradley Field. This is 20 minutes from the hotel.
For more info call 1-413-436-7979 for Kim Hatch
Instructors confirmed for 2017 - Mark Reid, Dutch Bihary, Monique Lily, Corey Morgan, Kellie Burrus, Nora Susko, Jamilah Jebarth, Dick Moberg, Heather Caunt-Nulton, Ezia Leach, Linda Krause-Maldonado, Lisa Sullivan, Crystal DiRaffaele, Darci McHenry, Marie Sulcoski and Margie Nugent.

*If for any reason the hotel has to remove you from their property, or asks you to vacate their property, you will also lose your convention rights. No refunds will be given for any instances, be it unruly behavior, unlawful substances, or other issues.

No vending or selling of any items is allowed without prior approval. It will cause immediate removal from the convention without any refund.
If you are unable to attend the convention for any reason refunds will not be given. There are no exceptions to this. Credits will be issued to your account on in the amount of your registration fee. This credit may be used for future conventions or for merchandise on the website. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us at the 2018 Face Painting Convention

Join us at the 2018 East Coast Face Painting Convention! The convention takes place March 7-11, 2018 at the Baymont Inn, Manchester, Connecticut. This smaller and more intimate face paint convention creates a friendly and comfortable atmosphere for refreshing old skills as well as learning and practicing new techniques.

Register here for a wide range of classes by experienced face painting masters. The convention features both advanced and beginner classes, so whether you have been painting for years or days, you won’t want to miss this event. Convention group classes and smaller hands-on classes are both available.

The registration fee includes all day classes Thursday through Sunday, and you also have the option of smaller 3-hour hands on, pre/post and night classes for added fees, which are offered by most of the instructors. Classes will also be offered on Airbrush, Face Painting, henna and balloon twisting. Complete your registration for the convention and any other additional classes here!