Vincent Van Gogh costume

Vincent Van Gogh costume recipe

Continuing on with our Tortured Artist themed Halloween party, we have perhaps the most tortured of them all, Mr. Vincent Van Gogh. He fits in nicely at the dinner party.

We chose to go in less of the bandaged ear direction and more in the “I paint beautiful flowers” direction. Here’s how to get the look below…

Photography by Alpha Smoot
Make up by Rubie Huber
Costume crafting by Victoria Riza (with her red-bearded husband as Vicent, thanks Jordan!)


Materials: 

Make up tutorial by Rubie Huber
Now you can have a grand old time painting an entire face Van Gogh style, but our model was already basically the spitting image of the painter.  So I just added some tiny touches.  Using a dark red/orange eyeshadow, swipe some strokes under the cheek bones and on the outside corners of the eyelids.  If you don’t have naturally red hair you can use this to dust out a beard and eyebrows.  Get it wet to create lines.  

Van Gogh seemed to really love that blue vein look we often try to cover up under our eyes and in the inner corners, play it up with some turquoise eyeshadow!  Throw on your tortured artist expression and your ready to go.  

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