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So far mbrush has created 17 blog entries.

Custom Made Props, Peep Boards and Murals

2018-07-18T15:15:09+00:00

The Magic Brush artists don't only excel at beautiful butterfly face paints, we also love getting handy and building/painting quirky, fun, excellent custom made props suited to your needs and visions! Mid 2017 we were given the task of building and painting custom made props for the Auckland Council's Christmas in the parks's in Henderson, [...]

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Body Stencilling – What Is It & How Can I Do It?

2018-07-18T15:06:08+00:00

  Body stencilling is a form of body art. Used to temporarily decorate parts of our body, body stencilling can also be thought of as being like a temporary tattoo. Stencils can be of any shape and design and are perfect for using when you want to replicate a design accurately on another part of [...]

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Using Body Art for Corporate Events

2018-06-06T15:12:38+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

Using Body Art for Corporate Events Gold model in the background painted by Samantha Fernandes, our creative director for Me Magazine 2012 Have you ever noticed that out of all the marketing activities a business could try, using body art for corporate events gets the most attention? If you think about it, body art is unique, [...]

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Custom Made Prosthetics – Medusa

2018-03-20T14:51:49+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Custom Made Prosthetics - Medusa The Magic Brush specialize in creating custom costumes and custom made prosthetics. Your only limit is your imagination, so what are you waiting for? Start thinking about the next event you really want to stand out at, and we are here to help! This particular "Medusa" headpiece was created for [...]

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Custom Cut Stencils – Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos

2018-03-20T15:19:13+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Custom Cut Stencils - Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos     The Magic Brush team had been approached to complete one of their most exciting projects to date! In October 2017, we were approached by the Auckland Theatre company to cut and create a full back tattoo of a serpent on actor Ryan Carter for their upcoming thrilling play [...]

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What Makeup and Costume are YOU Expecting to See this Halloween?!

2017-10-17T14:06:43+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , |

Zombie Makeup by Samantha Fernandes from our team Halloween each year is getting bigger, better and far more popular! Don't get left behind, join in some of the fun. We have done a blog based on what Halloween Costumes and Halloween Makeup we are expecting to see out and about this year for 2017! This is [...]

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Removing your Special Effects Makeup

2018-03-20T15:33:43+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Removing your Special Effects Makeup requires patience and persistence. It's all fun and games until you need to take it off, whether its the classic panda eyes or fighting the urge to just rip off your prosthetics; don't do it!! We have come up with a guide to help you best remove your makeup at [...]

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Flight – How to make Fairy Wings

2018-03-20T12:45:42+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fairy wings are enamoring, capturing and ethereal; there is something about them that is delicate and stunning on stage. They really know how to capture an audience and we have always wanted to make a pair, so we set out to make our own. In the blog, we will talk about - How to make [...]

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Creature Suit – Made using Liquid Latex

2017-10-06T11:42:03+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  The team at The Magic Brush were commissioned to design, sculpt mold and complete a Creature Suit for  The New Zealand Film and Television School in Wellington in May 2017. We were given a brief, the script and descriptions, along with images of what the director wanted this 'creature' to look like... The creature was described [...]

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Character Creation: Dark Avenger 3 – Shaman, Hector and Kenneth

2017-10-06T11:42:03+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Our job on Dark Avenger 3 didn't stop with just the Orc SFX makeups! We were also involved in the Character Creation and Makeup Development for some of the main characters; Shaman, Hector and Kenneth. These Three main characters aided in telling the story of the game and were a vital part for the commercial. [...]

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Behind The Scenes: On Set- Take A Step Into My Makeup Truck

2017-10-06T11:42:03+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9tKpm7BwUc   This is where everything comes together! All our preparation leads up to these 3 days shooting! Step into our Makeup Truck and we will provide you with our first hand experience of being on the set of Dark Avengers 3. Not only will we talk about what went perfectly to plan but also [...]

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