How To Paint Your Face like Jack Skellington

Jack Skellington makeup tutorial

Do you love Disney’s Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington? If you said Yes, then get a load of this: we created an easy makeup tutorial. Just imagine painting your and your kids’ faces for Halloween. Does this sound good to you? Without further ado, here’s how to paint your face like Disney’s Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington.

How to Paint Your Face like Jack Skellington

Jack Skellington Makeup Supplies

  • Water activated face paint – white
  • Water activated face paint – black
  • Artist paint brushes
  • Makeup sponge
  • Headband
  • Wig (optional)

Jack Skellington Makeup Directions

Step One

Secure your hair away from the face and forehead with a headband. Using a brush or sponge, cover the entire face and part of the neck with the white face paint. Avoid the eye area!

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Step Two

Fill in the eye socket area with black face paint. While this is drying, outline the white you did on the neck and fill in the throat area with black face paint.

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Step Four

With a brush, make a line across the lips and beyond to create the stitching effect, then make the stitches.

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Step Five

Draw on the nostrils with black paint and brush. Put a wig on, if you like, to add some pizazz to your look!

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Note: You may prefer to use grease paint instead of a water-based paint. However, the latter is used by most artists.


Are You Ready to Paint Your Face like Jack Skellington?

Now that you know how to paint your face like Disney’s Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington, you can go as him for Halloween. However, make sure you do a ‘test’ on you and your children’s face and neck before using it in its entirety to ensure that you don’t get a reaction from it. If everything’s okay, proceed with painting. Have fun!

One more thing: if you know someone who loves Disney’s Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack Skellington, share this easy makeup tutorial with them. Share it via email or your preferred social network: Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram today!

P.S. Check out our How to Paint Your Face like Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas makeup tutorial, too!

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