Photo: A boy with his face painted to look like a tiger

Be a tiger this Halloween!

Photograph by Deborah Gardner

You Will Need:

Wedge sponges


Bowl of water

Water-based, nontoxic face paint


1. Apply white face paint above the eyes and around the mouth using a wedge sponge.

2. Rinse sponge in the bowl of water, then apply orange face paint around the face, softly blending where it meets the white paint.

3. Use a brush to paint white details above the eyes and around the mouth.

4. Use a brush to paint black stripes and whiskers.

5. Take a photo of your tiger!

Photo and text by Deborah Gardner

What word best describes you?