Paint Time FUN!
Responds in about 44 min
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5 years in business
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Details: 1 - 10 guests • 4 - 6 years old • Younger than 4 years old • Birthday party • Balloon twisting
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Details: 1 - 10 guests • 4 - 6 years old • 7 - 10 years old • 15 - 17 years old • Birthday party
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Hired on Thumbtack
Details: 21 - 40 guests • Younger than 4 years old • 4 - 6 years old • 7 - 10 years old • 11 - 14 years old • 15 - 17 years old • 18 or older • Birthday party • Glitter tattoos • Temporary tattoos
Hired on Thumbtack
Hired on Thumbtack
Details: 1 - 10 guests • Younger than 4 years old • Birthday party
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**IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT GUEST COUNT** ⚠️LOTS OF GUESTS•SMALL TIME FRAME‼️ ⚠️ MORE THAN 1 ARTIST or MORE TIME may be required for your event‼️ ⚠️ Check out our guest count chart below BEFORE putting in your request. 👇 ex. 11-20 guests being painted in 1 hour (more time or 2 artists will be required); 40-100 guests being painted in 2-3 hours (2-3 artists will be required and possibly more time) CHECK OUT OPTIONS BELOW! 👇 ______________________________________ OUR STANDARD PAINTING GUEST COUNT (Original PTF Artists ONLY): 1 Regular Face Painter ($100 per 1st hr, travel price NOT included) 🔹 1hr 🔸5-8 guests •$100 + travel 🔹 1-1/2hrs 🔸10 guests •$160 + travel 🔹 2hrs 🔸15-18 guests •$190 + travel 🔹 2-1/2hrs 🔸20 guests •$250 + travel 🔹 3hrs 🔸25 guests •$280 + travel Etc 2 Regular Face Painters ($180 per 1st hr, travel price NOT included) 🔹 1hr 🔸15-20 guests •$180 + travel for 2 🔹 1-1/2hrs🔸20-25 guests •$280 + travel for 2 🔹 2hrs🔸30-40 guests •$340 + travel for 2 🔹 2-1/2hrs🔸40-45 guests•$440 + travel for 2 🔹 3hrs🔸50-60 guests •$500 + travel for 2 Etc __________ 2 Regular Face Painters + 1 Tattoo Artist ($280 per 1st hr, travel price not included) 2 Regular Face Painters + 1 Tattoo Artist ($280 per 1st hr, travel price not included) 🔹1hr🔸30-40 guests•$280 + travel•3 artists 🔹1-1/2hrs🔸40-50guests•$440+travel•3artists 🔹2hrs🔸60-70 guests•$560 + travel•3 artists 🔹2-1/2hrs🔸70-80guests•$720+travel•3artists 🔹3hrs🔸90-100 guests•$840+travel•3 artists Etc _____________ OUR STANDARD TATTOO GUEST COUNT: (Original PTF Artists ONLY) 1 Tattoo Artist ($100 per hr, travel price NOT included) 🔹 1hr •10-15 guests •$100+ travel •1 artist 🔹 1-1/2hrs •20 guests •$160+ travel •1 artist 🔹 2hrs •20-30 guests •$200+ travel •1 artist 🔹 2-1/2hrs •35 guests •$260+ travel •1 artist 🔹 3hrs •35-45 guests •$300+ travel •1 artist Etc 2 Tattoo Artist ($200 per hr) 🔹 1hr •20-30 guests •$200+ travel •2 artists 🔹 1-1/2hrs •40 guests •$320+ travel •2 artists 🔹 2hrs •40-60 guests •$400+ travel •2 artists 🔹 2-1/2hrs •70 guests •$520+ travel •2 artists 🔹 3hrs •60-90 guests •$600+ travel •2 artists Etc 3 Tattoo Artist ($300 per hr) 🔹 1hr •30-45 guests •$300+ travel •3 artists 🔹 1-1/2hrs •50 guests •$480+ travel •3 artists 🔹 2hrs •60-90 guests •$600+ travel •3 artists 🔹 2-1/2hrs •105 guests•$780+travel•3 artists 🔹 3hrs •105-130guests•$900+travel•3 artists Etc ___________ Interesting Facts 🤔: 🔸 you can also get temporary tattoos only which covers more people in less time and in turn could be a lower price (it’s also the only service that comes with ink tattoos that lasts for days & comes with FREE glitter & detailed press on tattoos!! 👏) 🔸when you send a request we will send you the best price options for your requests so it’s easier for you to book the best choice for you! 👍 _______________________________ ___________________ _______________________________ OUR SPECIAL DISCOUNTS & DEALS! (Original PTF Artists ONLY) 🔸🔸SAVE $20-30 PER HOUR when you book 2-3 original PTF regular face painters. 🤯 PLUS savings when you book more hours!! 🤩 (Great for 15-30 guests painted/tattooed in 1hr, or 40-60 guest painted in 2hrs) 🔸🔸Add a temporary tattoo artist instead of a painter to cover more guests in less time! It really helps to keep the lines moving & it’s water resistant with a glitter, ink, & detailed press on tattoo deal!! 🎉 🔸🔸Book more than one artist for less line wait time! 👏 ________________________________________________ HOURLY RATES AND SERVICES! (Original PTF Artists ONLY) **travel prices not included with prices below 1 ORIGINAL PTF TEMPORARY TATTOO ARTIST 🔸~ $100 per hour (1 Artist about 10-15 guests tattooed) 1 ORIGINAL PTF FACE PAINTER + FREE TEMPORARY TATTOOS (REGULAR FACE PAINTING): 🔸~ $100 per 1st hour, minus $10 every additional hour (1 Artist about 5-8 guests painted) 1 ORIGINAL PTF FACE PAINTER + FREE TEMPORARY TATTOOS (WATER RESISTANT FACE PAINTING): 🔸~ $110 per 1st hour, minus $10 every additional hour (1 Artist about 5-8 guests painted) 2 ORIGINAL PTF REGULAR FACE PAINTERS (savings of $20 per hour!): 🔸~ $180 per 1st hour, minus $20 every additional hour (2 Artists about 15-20 guests painted) 3 ORIGINAL PTF REGULAR FACE PAINTERS (savings of $30 per hour!): 🔸~ $270 per 1st hour, minus $30 every additional hour (2 Artists about 15-20 guests painted) 1 BALLOON TWISTER 🔸~ $155 per hour (1 Artist about 20-30 balloons) 1 AIR BRUSH ARTIST 🔸~ $165 per hour (1 Artist about 20-30 guests tattooed) ______________ 🔹🔹SERVICES INCLUDE!🤯😍🔹🔹 + FREE Set up and tear down time + FREE Temporary Press on Tattoos (including glitter, metallic, Glow-in-the-dark) + FREE Painted Glitter tattoos (PTF original artists only) + FREE Painted Ink tattoos (tattoo service only, PTF original artists only) + Mask or face shield protection from all artists + Booking longer time money back guarantee (painting services only, PTF original artists only) + Designs based on your theme and requests (painting services only) + Savings when you book more hours (painting services only, PTF original artists only) + Great quality art + Happy smiling kids 💕🥳💕 **not including air brush, balloons, & Non-Original PTF Painters** __________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ TRAVEL RATES! ADDITIONAL FEES! ORIGINAL PTF ARTIST MILEAGE RATE 🔸~ $0.50 per mile round trip starting at Portage Founder’s Square in Portage IN (cost for travel both to and from event) NON-ORIGINAL PTF ARTIST MILEAGE RATE (INCLUDING BALLOON/AIR BRUSH TATTOO) 🔸~ $1 per miles one way starting in Northern Illinois (Artist are from all over) ONLINE PAYMENTS 🔸~ $3 every $50 paid online through Debit, Credit, or Paypal (WE DO NOT TAKE PREPAID CARDS) 🔸~ payments made through Zelle are fee free RUSHED EVENT FEE (less than 3 days before an event) 🔸~ $30 standard one time booking fee (fee can only be waved if NO extra services are ordered and NO new designs based on theme & requests is required) PARKING (only for paid parking events) 🔸~ total parking time for painting hours __________________________________________________ DEALS AND SAVINGS! **Yes there’s more you can earn for your next party to save even more!! 🤯🤯 REPEAT CUSTOMERS DISCOUNT! 🔸~ $10 off your next party! 🔸~ 15% off your 4th party! 🔸~ 10% off for life on your 5th booked party! REFER A FRIEND! 🔸~ refer a friend and get 10% off your next party of 2hrs or more! 🎉 (friend has to book and complete party to redeem offer, & they have to mention the name we have in our records for you) 🔸~ refer more than one friend and receive more discounts before your next party!! 🥳🥳 BUSINESS DEALS! 🔸~ own a business? Refer us and we give you discounts on your next party booking with us! 👏 With each referral you gain more discounts! ____________________________________________ ADDITIONAL SERVICES! 🔸A. ($20 every 10 boxes) treasuring hunt for a mini toy, candy, & stickers! Something unique in each box! 🎉🎁🎊 🔸B. ($20 every 1-50 guests) Coloring pages with colored pencils based on your theme (theme is based on available). More color less mess! ✨🖍✨ 🔸C. ($85 every 1-20 guests) Painting pages with washable water color paints, a professional painter’s brush, a professional painters apron, & 2 card stock pages, 30+ popular designs or characters to choose from! Let the kids feel like a professional painter! The kids get to keep their art pages, painting tray, & paint brush! 🎨🖌🖼 🔸D. ($220 for 1/2hr) Minute to win it games and activities the kids will love! 🏅🏆🥇 ______________________________________ ______________________ _______________________________________ VENDOR EVENTS: Perfect for long events or parties with a lot of people such as Festivals, Fairs, or Carnivals. This includes: —each party guest pays for their own face painting or product $1-$25 🔸~detail press on tattoos $1-$7 🔸~glitter tattoos $3-5 🔸~ink tattoos $7 🔸~regular face painting $10-15 (Special requests $5 more) 🔸~water resistant painting $15-20 (Special requests $5 more) 🔸~detailed full face painting special requests $25+ depending on design —only require pay for miles starting at Portage Founder’s Square in Indiana ($0.50 per mile) per artist —if there is a table fee we take the amount due for the table fee and minus it from the miles payment owed ___ Vendor Deals! If an artist makes over $300 per day you don’t pay for the mileages for that artist up to 30 miles one way!!
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Just 4 simple steps. Sometimes it takes a little work to make a party the most fun it can be, and we want to make sure you get what you’re looking for as easily as possible. Step 1: Settling on a Price *When the price is settled an event coordinator will mark you as hired on Thumbtack and begin the next steps. Step 2. Send Text Confirmation *We send you a text confirmation for your party’s date and time to make sure all our info is correct after booking. You will need to confirm this. Step 3: Sending Deposit *We next send you our deposit information and you’ll have 3 days to pay after our phone call consultation to make sure your party date is confirmed and won’t be canceled. Step 4: Sending Emails & Answering Party Questions *We next do a phone call consultation. You can get to know us as artists and answers some basic questions so we can make your party the best on our end. *We next send you 2 emails & a text! 1. important information for our clients to know about our services 2. COVID-19 precautions including what we do to keep you and us safe 3. Text permission slip forms to take and post pictures, use paint on minors, and more Step 5: Your Done! *Now it’s your painter’s job to get to work. *Your painter will utilize your question answers and design sketches based on your theme or requests. *Your coordinator or your painter will communicate with you periodically throughout the time before your event.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
All our Original Paint Time FUN (PTF) Artists have training in the arts, either through advanced high school studies, college courses, or on the job training. Becky W - Face Painter & Temporary Tattoo Artist *2014: started painting with acrylics on canvas/paper *2016: painted posters for community service at Hobart High School’s Key Club *2018: started face painting at charities & events *2018: took advanced studies in art at Hobart High School *2019- present: started face painting professionally for private parties, fairs, and more with PTF Felicia H - Face Painter & Temporary Tattoo Artist *2011: started IUPUI college courses for the arts & 3D metal smithing jewelry making *2013: started acrylic, face painting, & oil painting classes; also started face painting at charities & events *2015: started face painting professionally *2016: started being an acrylic painting teaching assistant for art classes; also took over the family business, Paint Time FUN, leading it to advance in the face painting industry *2019: started with Inspiration To Paint (a private online community for professional painters from around the world that challenges themselves to paint EVERY DAY) to advance her professional career *2020- present: three month online face painting course with teacher Anna Popova Hatkins located in Russia; & continued taking online courses dedicated to learning the art of face & body painting *2021- present: started painting EVERYDAY to achieve new goals and better experiences for Artist & clients Judy H - Temporary Tattoo Artist *2001: IU collage courses in Fine Arts *2007: started teaching jewelry beading classes *2016: started teaching acrylic painting classes *2019- present: started temporary tattoo artistry at events; does Photoshop designing for PTF & more! Rebecca (Becky) F - (On hiatus due to health) Face Painter *2012: started making three tier cakes for parties & weddings *2016: started face painting professionally at charities & events; started a business in building & selling full body fursuits *2017: took general introduction to art classes at Portage High School to study painting, drawling, & 3D art Lexi W Face Painter & Temporary Tattoo Artist *2022: started working with Paint Time FUN as a professional artist Our PTF Original artists got into face painting on a whim in 2013 painting at the Winter Lights Display at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, then at the Back to School Fair for RealLife Community Church. Clients liked our work and personality so much that we started getting paid event such as with the American Legion in Portage, IN every summer since 2014! Through many trials and errors, advice from other face painters, and, of course, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook painting communities from around the world, and some private painting courses we are here today! __________________________________________________ ***OUR PROFESSIONAL PAINTER FRIENDS!*** In 2021 Paint Time FUN started hiring out other professional painters in our areas of Northern Illinois, Indiana, & Michigan! We now hire out 2 other professionals (besides our owe 3 PTF original artists), so we have an even better opportunity to cover your party!! 🥳 These artists under PTF are known as Non-Original PTF Artists & come with their own set of skills and fun services! 👇😍 ~ Eric (balloons, face painting, & air brush tattoos!) - $155-165 per hour per service ~ Tracy (balloons, regular face painting, glitter tattoos, water resistant face painting, air brush tattoos!) - $145 per hour per service __________________________________________________ ***BOUNCY HOUSE/PARTY ROOMS*** In 2020 we also went into business with bouncy house companies & party rooms that accept our painting! Since we are one of the few companies that offer water resistant painting & FREE tattoos using an advanced level of art, we are the exclusive painter to some of these locations since we leave NO MESSY CLEAN UP. 😍 ~ C&C Tots Play (Park Forest, IL) ~ iPartyz2 (Chicago, IL) ~ Bounce 2 It Party Room (Park Forest, IL) ~ Lincoln Community Center (Highland, IN) ~ Croatian Fraternal Union of America Lodge 170 (Merrillville, IN) ~ American Legion (Portage, IN) ~ plus many other places!!