Halloween Homage in Green

Trawling through Instagram for Halloween inspiration I came across several Pop Art-themed portrait photos in the style of Roy Lichtenstein. Various different Make-up Artists and bloggers had attempted to ape his classic pieces from the sixties, so there were plenty of impressive imitations to choose from. Now, I’d like to think I’m fairly adept at faceprinting, but these talented people take it to a whole other level – impressive stuff.

Nevertheless, with a disability-friendly evening out incoming, I decided on my favourite Instagram picture and had a go at replicating it on myself. Since my hair is currently various shades of green, I thought I’d keep that colour as a base for my face – as you can see!

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Fantastic Mrs Fox – Roald Dahl Day 2016

This year is the tenth anniversary of Roald Dahl Day – an event that has become a huge success here in the UK and abroad. It’s usually celebrated around the 13th September, which was Dahl’s birthday back in 1916. It’s amazing to think that had he been alive today he would have been 100!

It’s a great excuse to indulge the kids in a spot of storytelling and fancy-dress (or ‘costume’ as Americans like to call it) in order to promote reading and to raise money for charity.

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