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TG Facepaint, Balloon art, Entertainment
TG Facepaint, Balloon art, Entertainment

TG Facepaint, Balloon art, Entertainment

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Introduction: A Warm Hello! My name is Tashia gates and I specialize in professional facepainting, balloon art and character entertainment for the young and young at heart. Recently featured in VoyageLA Magazine, I am a new freelance artist located in Los Angeles and will travel! My passion lies in co-creating each design and party with the parents and children themselves to promise a memorable and truly extraordinary experience. Quality of creations and the essence of joy is my focus. My paints are all hypo-allergenic, non-toxic and vegan. My balloons and glitter are biodegradable. I love to volunteer and give back to the community so you may find me in between gigs volunteering near Griffith Park:)

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Hired 27 times

1 similar job done near you

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1 employee

2 years in business

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All year

Jan - Jun

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

Featured Projects
  • Unicorn Birthday

    Approx. $250

  • Balloons for Birthday

    Approx. $250

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

28 reviews


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Meghan T.

Face Painting

Tashia was wonderful! She has a great way with kids and is amazing at both faceprinting and balloon-making! Loved having her, and will definitely have her back. I highly recommend using her, she made our daughter's party extra special.
Mar 3, 2020
Matt J.

Balloon Twisting

Tashia was great with the kids. Kids between 2 and 8 were happy to sit with her for face painting. The face art and balloons looked great. She was a pleasure to deal with. Prompt, professional, and gracious.
Feb 16, 2020
Nicole P.

Face Painting

She was so great and patient with the kids! She did a great job and made each child feel special! She was on time and her face painting/balloon making was A+!! I highly recommend!
Feb 7, 2020
Bill J.

Balloon Twisting

Very professional, and very good with the children. Artistic with both face painting and balloon creations. Responsive and gracious with adults and children. Would recommend without reservation!!
Jan 3, 2020
Gregory H.

Balloon Twisting

She did great work and was so friendly with the kids and she arrived early and gave us some extra time, my daughter loved her and I will definitely have her come back for parties in the future
TG Facepaint, Balloon art, Entertainment's reply
Thank you for the outstanding review and treating me so well! It was such an honor being at your lovely daughter’s pool party!! I look forward to working for all of you anytime!!
Jun 14, 2020
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Tashia Gates


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    When working with a new costumer I always want to make sure they know I am about quality over quantity and I have a genuine joy for all my work. Each child deserves to feel like they are a special canvas. I like the parents to feel safe in knowing that not only am I trained but I have many years of experience interacting with kids as well. All my paints are vegan, hypo-allergenic and nontoxic. I would never put anything on a child’s face that I am not comfortable on my own. Therefore I use top of the line products, I am very skilled in different talents and at the same time I like to work feeling just in setting prices. My prices reflect my value and skills as an artist, product cost, time prep, time used and my value in being fair.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I start with a warm welcome! Then I make sure after the logistics are set to welcome the opportunity for a phone call to see in detail what the client wants to make the party exceptional! I ask question about the birthday boy or girl specifically..example, favorite character? Color? Is there a party theme? Do they have any allergies? Have the ever had their face painted?

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have a Bachelor’s degree with high honors from the University of Montana in performance art acting. I have professional credits in film and theatre for acting as well as makeup.

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