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World Cup 2010 Face Painting Ideas

By Hollie Copeland

Face painting is one of the ways with which people express their feelings towards something they love and adore. Historically, it was used by warrior tribes as a means to express their anger and frustration. Today it has gotten a lighter and more pleasant side to it. It is considered an enjoyable activity at festivals, sports events and parties. It is an effortless way of entertainment even at home, just to break the tediousness. Even adolescents love to be a part of it, let alone the kids. Face painting has become more of an art today and there are many face painting designs which one can learn, if he/she wants to enjoy this activity.

Face painting has become a craze when it comes to sport events. It is an amazing way to show the support you have for your favourite team. Crazy fans paint their face, and bodies to show their teams that they are supporting them in a unique way. You will see many people with painted face, and entire painted bodies on sport events of soccer, cricket hockey, basketball, etc.

In some parts of the world, cricket, or soccer is not a sport; they are considered a religion. People follow each event religiously. The passion that people have for sports is unexplainable. You will see fans everywhere dressed up in the uniform of their favourite team, or wearing a dress of same colours. People not only pain their entire faces, they also write the names, or draw flags of the country they are supporting.

Especially on events like the World Cup, the spectators and the supporters use face paints to a great extent to support and cheer for their respective teams.

You can paint your entire body to show the support to your team. Always keep in mind that it is nice to show your support to the team, but you should be careful when it comes to face painting.

Many face painting ideas shall be employed in this World Cup as well. People often paint the flag of their country on their faces. They paint it on their cheeks or at times all over the face.

If you are going for a flag colours on your face, you should buy a costume, which is worn by team players to support them. If you are bald, you can get a design made on your scalp instead of getting your face painted. This looks unique, and interesting.

In order to complete the look, you can get different kind of wigs to wear. Make sure whatever you select, depicts your love, and support for your team.

Another idea for face painting during the World Cup can be the use of the stars and the sticker jewels on your face to enhance the existing paint.

This will make your face paint look different and very unique from the rest of the crowd. Many people use these things to gain attention and to stand out amongst the entire group of supporters.

Face painting is just another means to enliven the world cup celebrations and to show your team the support they need to win. It all depends on your creativity and passion for the game. Use a combination of right design, colours and effects to give it the true feel. Paint your face delicately and with patience; so that you do not end up making fun of yourself.

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