Terms & Conditions
All guests will be painted with full face, cheek or forehead designs of their choice.
Local - $95 p/hr with minimum 90min booking
Non-local - $105 p/hr – minimum 2hr booking
A rate of $85 p/hr for 3rd or 4th hr booked Rates are per artist.
Face Painting - An average of 10 – 12 guests will be painted per hour. Please be considerate of the time you book per guests. If you’re not sure how long to book for, we are happy to advise.
Balloon Twisting – If you would like to add balloon twisting to the services offered at your party allow an additional 3 mins per guest.
Glitter Tattoos – Glitter tattoos can be offered as an optional alternative or in addition to face painting. If you would like to have this as an option, indicate this at time of booking. If being offered as an alternative, allotted time should be enough. If offered as an extra, allow an additional 3 mins per guest.
$50 booking fee will be charged to reserve your booking date and time, this will be applied as credit towards the total booking cost. Your booking is not considered firm until payment of booking deposit is received. Payment of balance of booking fee is due prior to the commencement of the party, with payment advice provided to Rainbow Faces via email, messenger, or text.
48 hr rescheduling/cancellation notice is required to change the date of the party. Party dates changed/cancelled without 48 hrs notice will NOT be refunded the $50 deposit.
Group Hourly Rates for Events
(Including Festivals, Corporate Events Etc.) Each person will be offered the opportunity within the time booked, to have either full face, cheek design, forehead design.
Local - $95 p/hr – minimum 2 hr booking Non – local $105 p/hr – minimum 3 hr booking A rate of $85 p/hr for additional hours booked Rates are per artist.
Face Painting - An average of 15 faces p/hr will be painted p/hr if offering all options. For high volume events arrangements can be made to offer only cheek/forehead designs to increase numbers. Please bring this up with us when arranging the booking, if this is your preference.
Balloon Twisting – If you would like to add balloon twisting to the services offered you will need to book an additional artist.
Glitter Tattoos – Glitter tattoos can be offered as an optional alternative or in addition to face painting. If you would like to have this as an option, indicate this at time of booking. If being offered as an alternative, allotted time should be enough. If being offered as an extra service, you will need to book an additional artist.
$50 deposit will be charged to reserve the date and will be applied as a credit towards the total booking fee. Your date will not be considered secured until payment of deposit is received.
Payment of balance of the booking fee is due 48hrs prior to the event. 48 hr rescheduling/cancellation notice is required to change the date to another available date/time or cancel the event.
Group Rates for “Pay Per Face” Events
This pricing option is available for any venue/event organiser who wants their patrons to pay directly; face painted patrons will be charged at the time they are painted. The venue/organiser will not pay Rainbow Faces unless the event is cancelled without notice.
$5 for cheek/eye/forehead designs $5 for glitter tattoos $8 for full face designs 48 hr rescheduling/cancellation notice is required to change the date to another available date/time or cancel the event. Events that are changed/cancelled without 48 hrs notice will be billed a $50 cancellation fee.
Setup for all events
We will provide all necessary equipment to set up, paint, and dispose of any rubbish. For small private events our artist needs a 1.5m x 1.5m area. For larger events which may require multiple artists and a minimum of 1.5m x 1.5m area per artist. PLEASE NOTE – FOR OUTDOOR EVENTS - Space provided must be covered, for the comfort of artist and those being painted. Face paints can be affected by direct sun (melting etc) and we would be unable to continue painting. If you are NOT able to provide an area protected from the elements, please let us know in advance to bring a gazebo (Extra set-up charge may apply)
Breaks: At events 4 hrs or longer, artists will have break of 5 – 10 mins every 2 hours and access to a bathroom. Please advise artist, on arrival, where amenities are located.
Extreme Adverse Working Conditions: Artist has the right to cease painting and leave without refunding any monies if there are extreme adverse working conditions, and the client fails to remedy the situation after it has been brought to the client’s attention. Adverse conditions include, but are not limited to: destructive or violent, or extremely inappropriate behaviour of a child, pet or adult; Illegal activities; or otherwise dangerous conditions.
Any time beyond the time booked will cost $40 per ½ hr, per artist. With a full half hour charge being due in advance, for each 1 – 30 minutes of overtime. However, only booked times with deposits are guaranteed. Additional time on the day of the event may not be available, although Artist will attempt to accommodate requests for additional paid time. Travel/Setup/Other Fees:
Travel fees/non-local rates apply when the event/party is more than 25 minutes from Goulburn. A travel fee of $20 per 50 km (as per Google Maps directions) Depending on your event there may be an additional charge for difficult, lengthy outdoor setup, using our own gazebo, usually $30.
If free parking is not available on site for Rainbow Faces’ vehicle, please advise of parking fees for duration of booking, including setup and takedown this will be included in the booking fee.
Face paints and any additional products used have been designed for professional use and comply with all cosmetic regulations. (As with any cosmetics, some people may develop sensitivity to one of the ingredients.) Children may have allergies to a wide range of common products. We are not responsible for any such reactions. If you have any concerns regarding your child’s reaction to face paints, please discuss with the artist BEFORE your child is painted. [Ask us for a patch test ½ hr in advance) If your child has very sensitive skin or is allergic to coconut oil, red dye, or medical tape, please inform the artist.
We will not paint anyone who, in the opinion of the artist, appears to be suffering from: Cold Sores, Conjunctivitis; any infectious skin complaint, open wounds or similar. We will not paint children that are under duress.
Artist will use reasonable care but is not responsible for damage to clothing or property.
To REMOVE face paint: first try usual soap and water, or no-tears baby shampoo on the design and blot away with a wet wash cloth. If paint remains on the skin after being washed, use lotion or coconut oil to remove gently.
Clothing that has been in contact with face paint should be COLD soaked overnight with an oxygen activated stain remover before washing normally.
This contract does not go into effect until the deposit is received to secure your date; all dates and times are agreed upon by both parties. Full/final payment must be received upon our arrival to paint.
Rainbow Faces artists are covered by Public Liability Insurance to $30m and have both NSW Working with Children Checks, and ACT Working with Vulnerable People cards.
Rainbow Faces looks forward to making your event special and memorable. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We will work with you as best we can to ensure the participants have their day brightened.