What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
We presently charge $60 per hour for face painting. Minimum 2 hours. We also provide airbrush tattooing for $60 per hour.
Caricaturing is $90 per hour
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I try and learn as much as I can about what my client wants, offering suggestions if I feel they might be helpful. Once we've agreed on the services I'm going to provide I send the client an invoice. I don't normally ask for a deposit and the client pays on the day of the event.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I'm constantly visiting face painting sites to see the latest trends in designs.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I used to be a professional clown and it started out as a sideline.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Corporate events and birthday parties,
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I did a charity event for children suffering from cancer; it was a privilege to make these kids feel special too. I also painted a huge mural (an underwater scene) for a children's day care center.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Visit their website and see the quality of their work, and who they've done work for,
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
That I'm an international competition winner and that I'm recognized as being one of the best in the country.