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Cute Cheek Art Designs for Face Painting

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Mar 22, 2020
Looking for some face painting designs? Provided here are some cheek art designs for face painting to help you get started.
Kids love to get their clothes, mugs, bags, etc., with a printed image of their favorite animated characters and cartoon idols. Whether you are having a birthday party for your kids, or taking them to the local fair, they love to get colorful designs painted on their faces.
And face painting for Halloween eve is a must for every kid. There are a number of simple and easy face painting cheek art designs to choose from. The following free face painting designs for kids will provide you with some cool designs for face painting.
You will need some face painting supplies before you get started with your kid's face painting. You will need different colors of face paints, medium and small-sized paint brushes, some astringent, cotton balls, sparkles, etc., as face painting supplies.

Face Painting Design Ideas

If you are searching for some inspiration for your face painting pictures, then you can refer to kids' craft books with pictures.
There are many books that give step-by-step instructions for beginners. It is not necessary to buy an exclusive face painting cheek designs book, you can even refer to any art and crafts book.


Butterfly is the most popular cheek face painting design among girls. To paint a butterfly, all you have to do is take a small brush and paint four small wings on the child's cheek.
Then using another paintbrush give an outline to the wings with black paint. Make a line in the middle for the body and paint antennas on the butterfly's head. Voila! You are ready with you butterfly face painting cheek design.


Boys will love this eight legged cute cheek face painting design. You will need to paint a round head in purple with eight wriggly legs scattered in all directions or facing one direction.
Use white paint to color the eyes. When the white paint dries up, make two small dots in the white patch to add detailing in the eyes. Make a small smile with black paint in place of mouth. You can even make your octopus wear a hat!


You can draw a little wriggly blue snake with a little two-edged tongue. You can add details like vertical lines on the body with black and white paint to complete the snake-skin look.

SpongeBob SquarePants

A favorite character for kids' cheek face painting designs is, 'SpongeBob SquarePants'. Make a yellow rectangular 2D geometric shape. Use white face paint to add details of the shirt and brown for the pants. Using black paint, add the details of SpongeBob's face. Refer to any website with a picture of SpongeBob and get your face painting design ready.


Little girls love unicorns. You can draw a unicorn on cheeks, if you are a good artist. You can draw a horse face in white paint and sketch a yellow horn on the head.
Color its mane in different colors like pink, yellow and orange. Little girls will love sporting this design on their cheek.

Halloween Pumpkin

One of the most popular Halloween face painting cheek designs is pumpkin. Draw a slightly elongated circle in orange. Using a small paintbrush, make a thin outline with black paint. Draw thin ridges on the orange paint to add detail to the pumpkin.
Using a green paint, draw a stem. You may even draw two black triangles in the center for eyes and a small upside down triangle for nose. Paint a toothy mouth and you will have a pumpkin converted into a Jack-o-lantern.


The most easiest of all face painting cheek art designs is balloons. Just use any color you like and paint small round shapes with black strings. Outline the round shapes using a thin black line.
These were some very simple and easy face painting cheek designs that you can try for painting your kid's face. You can try drawing flowers, fish, stars, burgers, football, superhero characters and many more fun things on the cheeks.
There are many websites on face painting that give face painting ideas for beginners, simple face painting designs and even Halloween face painting for kids. This is a fun way to make a gloomy day bright or to complete the fun at a party. Begin with these simple face painting designs and you may end up being a pro in cheek face painting.