WHAT IS FABACONZ?
New Zealand’s only Face and Body art Convention where you can learn anything from face painting, special FX, Henna, body painting and make-up. Share knowledge and learn alongside equal minded artists. Enjoy super yummy food, have great laughs with our Paint Olympics and create some awesome body art in a team with novices and experts.
WHERE IS FABACONZ BEING HELD?
OTIMAI – 1 Kauri Loop Road, Oratia, Auckland 0604
Otimai is a really cool venue, mainly used for girl guides camps. Think – bunk beds, fire places, cozy rooms, a little shop for all the body art goodies and a big ol’ dining room for eatin’ and chillin’.
WHAT DATES IS FABACONZ BEING HELD?
18, 19, 20 OF MAY
21ST OF MAY ARE THE POST CONVENTION CLASSES
WHAT IS A POST CONVENTION CLASS
A post Convention Class is where you pay extra to learn from a Master Artist for one full day, typically from 10am until 4pm. Usually these class sizes are quite small where you can get a bit more attention from an artist. You can focus on their particular technique
IS THERE A NEARBY TRAINSTATION?
Sunnyvale is a 6 min drive, We can have a pick up or drop off service if needed.
IS THERE WIFI?
No. There is NO WIFI.
WHO TYPICALLY GOES TO FABACONZ?
Anyone interested in learning about body painting, face painting, special FX and a little bit of makeup!
I AM A BEGINNER, IS THIS OK FOR ME?
There will be many classes that are perfect for beginners. The Thursday will have most of these and moving to more advanced over the convention.
IS THE CONVENTION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?
Yes, yes it is. XD
IS THERE A PHOTOGRAPHER?
Yes, and we will be uploading photos during and after the event
CAN I BUY PRODUCTS AT THE CONVENTION?
Yes you sure can, we will have a shop there with Eftpos facilities and great Convention Deals.
SHOULD I BRING FOOD?
Food is included in the Convention ticket; snacks can be purchased at our camp store.
IS FABACONZ BYO?
Yes! Bring your own drinks if you want a drink in the evenings.
WHAT’S ON THE MENU?
We have excellent chefs at FABACONZ, they’ll make something different and yummy every day. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know ASAP. Contact:[email protected] with “DIET REQ FABACONZ” in the subject heading.
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE AGE GROUP?
All ages are welcome! But the average age group is probably 16-40
CAN I BUY A POST CLASS DURING THE WEEKEND?
Yes you can, although we prefer it if you buy tickets sooner rather than later for our international artists
CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR ONE OR TWO DAYS?
Yes – They will be available on the May the 1st.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Bring a small face painting kit – most of the classes are
Hands-on – bring brushes, sponges, a bowl, basic colours, one-strokes and black n white.
If you’re staying the night, bring your usual over night things – toiletries, towel, etc.
WHAT DAY IS THE COMPETITION?
Friday- FACEPAINT COMPETITION
Compete in this friendly face paint comp for beginners to advanced / tutors.
Register on the day. You have 45min to complete your design.
Face only. Winners will be announced during dinner. Win Vouchers to BODYFX SHOP
Depending on competitors we may have a novice and an advanced prize.
The theme is: DREAMS
ARE THERE MODELS AVAILABLE?
For most of the convention you will be working on each other or practice heads / boards. For the face paint competition, models can be provided.
Here are some images from 2016