The Artifaces Team

Atifaces has built a reputation over the years for high quality and a friendly but professional approach. Our team consists only of artists that can maintain this high standard. Here you can see some of the team and some of their work.


Jude is a professional trained artist with a Bachelor of Arts degree and has been face painting for nearly 20 years. Jude started Artifaces on her own and has gradually expanded it to it's current form.

You can see example of Jude's work throughout the site.

Michaelmas Twist

Michaelmas Twist is a fantastic professional balloon modeller with a friendly repartee with clients of all ages. With Michaelmas Twist, not only do you hire a balloon artist of the highest quality who brings an array of colour to your party, you also get personality, magic and a love of children and entertaining.

Example of his work can be found on the balloon modelling page.


Claire is an artist and children's writer/illustrator.

She is a qualified art lecturer and community artist and has worked in schools and for many community events over the last 15 years. Her skills include large scale mosaics, carnival costumes, murals and willow work.

Claire has been face painting for eight years and uses her artistic style to produce unique face designs for both adults and children. Her skills also include casualty simulation and natural henna. Claire is based in Wakefield but covers other areas.


Cheryl is an experienced face painter having painted professionally for seven years.

She is a member of the International Association FACE. Her skills include glitter tattoos, natural henna, baby bump painting, body art and special effects. Cheryl is based in Pontifract but covers other areas.


Kulvinder has worked as a nursery nurse for more than twenty years which enables her to interact with children of all ages very naturally.

She has been face painting for nine years covering large and small events. She also runs a jewellery shop. Kulvinder is based in Leeds.


Ann studied textiles at Leeds Art College and went on to work for British waterways for several years before leaving to have her daughter.

She is a self taught stained glass artist and has produced an impressive selection of windows and lamps, many of which she has sold at craft fairs and shops.

Ann started face painting twenty years ago and has covered hundreds of events from birthday parties to large corporate events.


Jude is a senior teaching assistant and has worked in her present school for 18 years where she is a very highly valued member of staff. She loves working with children of all ages building their confidence and skills in order to help them become independent learners.

Teaching arts and crafts and organising school displays, along with making costumes for school productions is a full time job but Jude also finds time to lend her skills to face painting and has covered many events for Artifaces over the last seven years.


Laura has always had a keen interest in art. Having completed her Art Foundation course she went on to achieve a BA Honours degree in visual communication.

Laura has been face painting for eight years in which time she has mastered the art with her own unique style.


Amy is the youngest member of our team and is studying art at college in Preston.

She takes part in many of the team events and specialises in glitter tattoos.


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