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Face Painting LA Rates

We have a range of affordable and highly talented artists.

We do our best to fit your budget. Our standard rates are listed below. Please contact us to request a quote if multiple painters are needed for your event.

Retainer Fee

Retainer (Hold) Fee is a non-refundable partial payment due at the time of reservation. The Retainer Fee is 50% of the total cost due upon booking.

The Retainer fee may be paid by credit card, pay pal, check , cash, or online.

The Retainer Fee and Contract must be received to confirm your booking. No artist is reserved for your date unless both the Retainer Fee and Contract are received!

The Retainer Fee is non-refundable, but the fee can be transferred to another event (within 60 days and based on availability) if cancellation is made before 14-days of the original event. Cancellations made after 14-days of the event forfeit the Retainer Fee.


Many factors affect the price of a face painting session including: design size and detail, travel distance, special product requests, or the number of artists required. Therefore, everyone receives an individualized quote for their face painting services.

However, the following base rates help to give an idea of where prices start:

Private Sessions: $45/hr and up
Private Parties: $195-$250/2hrs
Corporate Events: $130-$180/hr
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Holiday Rates

Rates may increase around high-demand seasons such as Halloween or DDLM.

Private Sessions: $125 base rate
Private Parties: $190/hr
Corporate Events: $225/hr

Bookings are confirmed ONLY with a 50% RETAINER (non refundable) and a contract.


Travel cost is generally estimated within the total cost, but an additional travel fee may be required when beyond the 5 miles of 91602. Prices vary depending on distance and commute time and is included in the total cost of the invoiced amount.

Time Adjustments

We will always do our best to complete as many guest as we can during the contracted time-frame. But if additional guests remain near the end time, you can add more time to your contract (based on availability). Adjustment times contracted will be calculated in 15 min increments at $25 per 15 min.


Our artist need an acceptable work area. If the requirement for the artistry is unavailable (table, chairs,weather protection, lighting) this equipment is available to rent. Additional set up time beyond the artist's needs is consider additional time and will be added to the contracted amount.

When booking an Artist, please keep in mind they will need an acceptable work area. This includes:

A convenient parking space with any parking fees prepaid (or added to the contract)

  • A Safe work area - AWAY from speakers
  • Adult sized table no smaller than 3 x 3 min. w/ 2 chairs
  • Drinking water
  • Weather protection ( a tree is not adequate)
  • Lighting (outlet and extension cord)