Hyperfocus Art - Because Face Painting is Awesome

Who is Sean Avram?

How to book a workshop

Email Jana at: info@hyperfocusart.com

Schedule coming soon.

Attention EUROPEANS!  Sean will be at EFABE in Amsterdam the weekend of March 21st.  European workshop slots are available for private classes. 

Class Descriptions

I can custom tailor a class to your liking.  We will cover this information when you book a workshop with me.  I will do my best to assess your needs to make the most of our time together.

Here are some examples of classes:

The Fast and the Furious - Speed up your game, painting faster means making more money, but don't sacrifice quality! Sean will guide you through some easy stream-lines that will boost your revenue and teach some high-impact, easy, fast designs that will have your audience raving.

Superific Super Heroes - There are so many other superheroes out there than Spiderman! Learn the latest and greatest super hero designs, but also the secrets behind the art itself. Sean will pass along knowledge gathered over 30 years of comic book art.


The Monster Within- Are you looking to add some edge to your portfolio? Are you ready to offer men and boys another option at the facepaint booth other than tigers and spider men? This class is designed to teach you the fundamentals of monster making. By the end of the course, participants will be able to recreate the monsters in Sean’s book “Ghouls, Gore and More!” from Snazaroo as well being more comfortable in creating your own monsters from scratch.  


Here be Dragons- Dragons are insanely popular anywhere you go.  This class is all about waking the inner dragon.. Learn several dragon designs and secrets to painting dragons and a few other mythological figures in this course. There’s dragon designs of every size from cheek art to full body painting.  


Airbrush Boot Camp - Everything you need to know about the useage, cleaning and maintenance of this magical tool.  We will tear the airbrush apart to get an adept understanding of it’s inner workings so that we may troubleshoot the inevitable breakdown your airbrush will occasionally experience.  We will cover the basics of all the capabilities of the airbrush, Line work, dots, shading, and several special tricks and fx that will astound you.  Equipment is provided, or feel free to bring your own stuff.  If you have an airbrush that isn’t working please bring it.  If Sean can’t fixit, no one can.


Airbrush Body Painting - Depth and Detail - This class is all about the thousands of little details you can add with airbrush techniques to give your designs that extra punch.  You will learn advanced special FX and airbrush tricks.  Render clouds, horns, teeth, skulls, graveyards, dragons and perfect trees and forests, outer space, flames, metal and more.  We will also go over advanced stencil technique, and crafting your own stencils.  This class is a bit more advanced, and attendees will find it most useful if they have general knowledge of the airbrush.


Body Painting - Depth and Detail - This class specializes on mastering jaw-dropping depth and rendering mind-blowing detail.  You will learn hands on, techniques that will give your face and body art an extra dimension.  This class will include both hand painting as well as airbrushing techniques.  You will paint your model along with Sean as he takes you through some awesome designs step by step.  By the end of class you will have an excellent piece for your portfolio.  


Body Painting - Clothing - This class is a great way to start body painting.  Faux clothing is a very popular, effective and fun body paint design.  In this class, we will cover everything from satin highlights to metal buttons.  By the end of the class, you will be able to craft realistic folds, seams, lace, drop shadows, buttons, ribbon, and more.  This class will use both sponge and brush as well as airbrush techniques.


Body Painting - UV and invisible UV - Not afraid of the dark?  Do you love that eerie, fun glow of ultra-violet light?  This class is for you.  UV light bodypainting creates fantastic images that cannot be duplicated in normal light.  There is a system that also needs to be followed to achieve the best look in this style of painting.  Sean will start with the basics and move on from there.  We will create bold designs in 3D and will learn the magic of “Ghost” by ProAiir...this makeup is invisible in regular light but glows in UV!  You will learn all you need to know to begin airbrushing, nothing, that’s something, there but not there.  


Robots and Metal - It’s time to transform and roll out some exciting robotic designs! In this class, Sean Avram teaches his great strategies in designing robot faces. Get ready to craft incredible illusions in blending muscle and skin as metal in the easiest, fastest and most effective ways possible. Designs taught in this class will benefit festival painters, birthday party entertainers and anyone wanting to know what to paint on teen boys and fathers. You will use the techniques taught in this class every time you paint. Sean reveals design, concepts, and the easy, fundamental secret to painting skin to look like shiny metal. This technique will even work for your next princess crown painting!


The Skull - The most important face you will learn - Join Sean Avram in an artful trek through the bone chilling art of the skull. Sean will demonstrate easy ways to create your own skull designs as he reveals tips and tricks that will make your skulls so much more detailed. Sean will cover the basics such as layout, shading and highlighting, and some extra details that will add those finishing touches to your skull design. From cute and not so scary skulls to horrific pieces of work, Sean will show you how to become a master at painting skulls.


Illustrations in Face and Body Art - This class is great for beginners and advance painters alike. Have you hit your plateau? Have you perfected your butterfly face and are ready to really kick your game up a notch? Are you ready to enter bodypainting contests at a convention near you? Illustration can be just the thing you need. Learn to craft intricate designs with stunning depth and detail. A picture says a thousand words, time to leave your audience speachless.