About Face - face painting, make-up and body art by Zoë Thornbury-Phillips

Recent Events

Mural commissions now taken

Zoë will discuss your chosen theme and style and then create unique art directly onto your chosen walls. Individual pictures to hang can also be ordered and shipped directly. Please contact Zoë now to fix up a free, design and quotation meeting. You can see already completed work in this slideshow. Children's bedrooms, shop walls and fronts, schools, over fireplaces, hallways and public areas, can all have a 'wow' factor with unique mural art by about face.

New venue and dates for training

re:create is an arts centre venue bursting with arty vibes, in Berkhamsted, where Zoë is now running alot of her About Face training sessions. Please contact Zoë if you want to learn great face painting, at About Face workshops and courses, see Training/Workshops for more information.

Face painting convention news

Zoë was an instructor at the 2008 UK Face and Body Art convention in Telford. She did live body painting, with an audience, next to Mark Greenawalt and entered a live face painting competition with the other instructors. Photographs of her entry to, The 2008 UK body painter of the year award, can be seen in, Competition entries, in the Gallery section of the about face website www.facepaintingconvention.co.uk

Zoë bodypaints Page 3 girl

Zoë had fun bodypainting an illusion rugby shirt on a well known model, for the Help for Heroes campaign in Autumn 2008. Lots of new body painting photographs added to Corporate/bodypainting section of the site.

Illusion Magazine article

In March of 2008 Zoë has had a two-page article published in Illusion Magazine (issue 5). This is a magazine produced for face and body artists around the world available at www.illusionmagazine.co.uk

Face painting book

Zoë has a design published in the 'step by step guide to face painting, book 1' published by Illusion and Friends. Copies will be available when attending her workshops.

Face painting, body art and make-up by Zo Thornbury-Phillips