How to face paint an Easter chick: step-by-step guide

Follow our easy picture guide to create a face-painted Easter chick in minutes

how to face paint an easter chick

Bring a little Easter fun into your house by turning your little chickadees into chicks with this lovely face-painting idea. We’ve got a step-by-step guide to show you how to do it for your child just like the professional face painters do…


You’ll need:

  • Face paints in the following colours: white, yellow, orange, black
  • A medium brush
  • A damp sponge

Here’s how to face-paint an Easter chick for your child…

First, paint the eyes

face paint Easter chick step 1
  • With white paint and a brush, carefully paint a high semi-circular shape above each eye over the eyebrows and onto the forehead. Make sure your child keeps their eyes closed all the time.

Then paint the chick shape

  • With the yellow face paint, outline the white areas and then draw the outline of the
  • Add 3 tufts of feathers at the top of the chick’s head (in the centre of your child’s forehead) and 3 tufts at the sides (at the corner of your child’s eyes) for little wings.
  • Fill the outline in – a damp sponge will help here.

Next, add the outlines

  • With the orange paint and a brush, draw a beak on your child’s nose and a foot at each corner of your child’s mouth.
  • Outline the whole chick shape with black paint, using a zig-zag shape to create a fluffy effect.
  • Outline the feet, and then the eyes, adding three flicks as eyelashes.
  • Outline the beak, adding two small ‘c’ shapes as nostrils.

And then you’re done!

Easter chick face paint

See more face-painting ideas at Snazaroo


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