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Face Painting

Klutz (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 6 and up

Availability: In stock

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Publisher: Klutz

Shipping Weight: 1.13 pounds

Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 1 x 9.4 inches

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Description

The best face painting book ever just got better. Meet the new Face Painting, completely refreshed, revised, and revitalized for a new generation. We added more detailed directions for simple sponge and brush techniques. We created tear-out cheat sheets to make painting birthday parties easier than ever. The biggest change? Wolfe Brothers Professional face paints. They go on smoothly, dry quickly, last beautifully, and wash off easily, with bold, bright colors that have to be seen to be believed.

Contents:
A six-color palette of face paints, a brush, a sponge, and 12 tear-out take-along design cards.





About Klutz:
Klutz was incorporated in 1977 in Palo Alto, California, by three friends from Stanford University. They began by selling sidewalk juggling lessons along with a trio of no-bounce bean bags. A week's effort earned the group $35. "It was then we realized the sky was the limit."

John Cassidy, the English major of the group, put the instructions in book form and titled it Juggling for the Complete Klutz. Darrell Lorentzen, the business major, wrote up the original business plan and the other partner, B.C. Rimbeaux, was assigned the task of getting a bank loan. Mr. Rimbeaux was a psychology major.

The first 3,000 books were distributed via bicycle and backpack, and sales grew from there. "It really was a failed scam," explains Cassidy, who remains the creative force of the company. "Our dream was to do a book on juggling, sell a bazillion in a couple of days, buy an island and retire. It didn't work out. After a year of steady, unspectacular sales, we found ourselves staring down the barrel of a career."

Today, how-to books from Klutz come packaged with the tools of their trade (from juggling cubes to face paints to yo-yos), and are designed for doing, not just reading. "We think people learn best through their hands, nose, feet, mouth and ears. Then their eyes. So we design multi-sensory books," Cassidy says.

For those of you who collect corporate mission statements, here's the Klutz credo: Create wonderful things, be good, have fun.