Illusion Magazine was published by face painters for face painters; each issue contains step-by-step designs, in-depth interviews with amazing artists, reviews of products and industry news from around the world. Whilst Illusion magazine stopped production in 2015, we have a large back issue collection so you will never miss out.
This issue is all about dreaming big. Dreaming beyond our wildest imaginings is what got Illusion started in the first place. Ten years ago we would have laughed at the suggestion that we would one day be in charge of the world’s most s..
If you are a seasoned painter then no doubt you are after some fresh ideas. Well what we’ve got for you in this issue will blow you away. In fact, this is possibly the quirkiest edition of Illusion that you will have ever seen. And if you&rsquo..
Here at Illusion HQ we often talk about being the best artist that you can be and in this issue we really get to show you exactly what that means.
We are delighted to be able to share with you an interview with none other than Jocelyn Casdorph..
Just wait until you see what we’ve got for you inside our autumn issue. The cover will give you a bit of a clue – when you see it for the first time we know you will be blown away by it just as we were. It’s by American YouTube sens..
Just wait until you see what we've got for you inside our summer issue. When you see it for the first time we know you will be blown away by it just as we were. The cover is by French artist Stéphanie Bernard alongside our four-page feature o..
Sophia Leadill Taylor has written a brilliant guide for you about using stencils and how they have revolutionised the way that we paint, while Tal Peleg will blow you away with her eye designs.
We’re also seeing lots more cartoon-style designs..
60 Pages of fantastic face and body art images to inspire you this spring
Cover artist Svetlana Keller from Liechtenstein
Featured artists include Nick Wolfe, Erica Wafford, Elena Lieu and more!
Face painting gallery, body painting gallery, ..
60 Pages of inspiring ideas for any face or body painter
Cover artist Lynne Jamieson
Featured artists include Brian Wolfe, Marcela Murad, Lisa Joy Young, Lauren-Rae Chismar, Andrea O' Donnell and more!
Face painting gallery, body..
Cover artist Heather Green, owner of Silly Farm delights us with a brilliant front cover and spends time with Illusion sharing a few secrets about herself.
We are delighted to share an outstanding 20 step-by-steps in this issue; from Celtic bu..
19 step-by-step designs in this jam packed issue! everything from eye designs, frog, phoenix, jellyfish, hearts, dolphins and spring flowers are covered!
Claire Guest loves to paint clown designs, she tells us about her inspiration and shows u..
Nikki-Marie Rogers brings a riot of colour to the front cover of the bumper 60 page Summer issue of Illusion Magazine.
This issue is packed with 14 step by steps designs from some of the biggest names in the industry, including Nick & Bria..
Our 10th Issue Special Edition! with a fabulous free poster by Nick and Brian Wolfe!
Fabulous face painting designs from New Zealand's Myrtha Heydenrijk, at 16 years old she is already an amazing artist
Lone Wolf from Denmark has created s..
WIth a fantastic cover painted by Hugarian artist Orsolya Muranyi, this issue is packed with talented artists.
Jay Baustista and Chris Davis showcase their fabulous face paint designs using tirbal influences to create beautiful eye masks and m..
Cover artist Sean Avram talks about his obsession with dragons and shares with Illusion specially created dragon designs as well as two stunning step-by-steps. Not only did Sean create an original front cover but a first for Illusion, he is also t..
Meet Catherine Klay from Switzerland, her face painting designs are beautiful, elegant and simple, perfect for chidlren of all ages and quick to paint too.
Julie from Illusion shows you how to use your round brush to create tear drop strokes a..