Shamrock Face Paint


Shamrock Face Paint

An easy way to show off your holiday spirit this St. Paddy’s Day is to try out the fun and festive Shamrock Face Paint tutorial. This painting project is one of the easiest ways to add a dash of holiday charm to your attire that we have found all season. With a bit of paint, a paintbrush, and a steady hand you’ll be on your way to a pinch-proof St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re heading to work, a holiday party, or the local watering hole, this simple St. Patrick’s Day idea is a cute way to transform yourself for the holiday.


  • Tulip Body Art Face and Body Paint: White, Green
  • Cosmetic Sponges
  • Small paintbrush
  • Small cup of water


  1. Wash and dry face.
  2. Load a dampened sponge with White face paint.
  3. Dab White paint onto the upper cheekbone area on side of face. Begin in the middle and gradually lighten application toward the outer edges.
  4. Repeat process using Metallic Silver, blending over the White.
  5. Freehand paint shamrocks over the White/Metallic Silver base using Green face paint and a detail brush. Tip: To create a shamrock design, paint three thick “v” shapes rotating in a half circle, connecting each at their points as shown. Paint in stem.
  6. Repeat painting shamrock designs in various sizes.
  7. Add small Green dots with the tip of paintbrush in between shamrocks.
  8. Let dry. Remove with rubbing alcohol.

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