Custom Made Props, Peep Boards and Murals

The Magic Brush artists don't only excel at beautiful butterfly face paints, we also love getting handy and building/painting excellent custom made props!

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

Body stencilling is one of the most affordable types of SFX makeup. Learn more on what it is and how it’s done from NZ’s body painting experts!

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Custom Costume: Bringing Your Ideas to Life!

Needing a custom costume, but not sure it’s right for you or how to go about ordering one? At The Magic Brush, we take ideas and turn them into reality. From a full wearable ‘suit’ through to a single part, our team of costume designers make magic each day!

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Custom Made Prosthetics – Medusa

The Magic Brush artists make your Medusa dreams come true, we can actually make any of your fantasy dress ups come true! With Custom Made Prosthetics!

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Flight – How to make Fairy Wings

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.

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

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 will provide you with our first hand experience of being on the set of Dark Avengers 3

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Creature Suit – Made using Liquid Latex

In the early days of May 2017 we were approached to make a 'Creature' suit to be sent down to the The New Zealand Film and Television School in Wellington. The creature was to embody the character of "a thousand hateful relationships."

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

Character Creation SFX Makeup for the Commercial of Role Playing Game Dark Avenger 3. SFX and Prosthetic Makeup by the team at The Magic Brush, Auckland, NZ

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Orc SFX Makeup – Dark Avenger 3

Behind the scenes look into the creation of our Orc Prosthetics. SFX Makeup for the Commercial of South Korean role playing mobile game; Dark Avenger 3.

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Custom Cut Stencils – Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos

Custom Cut Stencils - Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos. The Magic Brush can design, cut and create any stencil or temporary tattoo design to last 3-5 days.

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Kenwood Food Meets Fashion Interactive Art Installations

Interactive Art Installations combining Fashion Design, Food, Building, Floristry, Body Art and Makeup Artistry for Corporate Event Entertainment

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Life Casting SFX Makeup: Our Process

Life casting SFX Makeup is a process where a 3D replica of a face (or body part) is achieved through casting and molding. Our most popular use is for a base to sculpt custom prosthetics onto an actor.

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