Joker has been long known for their painted faces and costume or jacket. Each Joker's face is a painting and wear costume or jacket that is unique to the image that a person wants to convey. The Joker must match their look to the characters in their acts.
Silly Joker often visits children's hospitals to spread joy among gloomy patients. They are also known to be one of the main attractions in many circus acts. What circus would be complete without a Joker of some sort? One circus scene is that of many Joker stuffing themselves into a tiny car that is driven around the stage as they perform their silly antics.
Joker can be rented for children's birthday parties. Some have even been known to perform on busy city sidewalks in bigger cities of the United States, accepting donations from charitable passersby.
Who hasn't heard of the famous Joker Ronald McDonald?
Part of his fame is contributed to his well-known and loved Joker face paint. It is a welcome Joker face to any town that sports the restaurant with which he is associated. Many children have been drawn like a magnet to sit on a Ronald statue posted outside a McDonald's restaurant. Collectors stock Ronald McDonald memorabilia.
Another Joker who reached fame long ago was called Bozo the Joker. Bozo's face had a large white base, covering even his neck area. There was a big red, bulbous nose, exaggerated red mouth, and tall black eyebrows. He complimented his painted face with crazy red hair. He was possibly the most famous of Joker. There was even a Mexican version of Bozo.
Joker Face & Painting
Each Joker must perfect his or her face painting to convey their personality. There are sad Joker, happy Joker, perpetually surprised Joker. They invest in their look, carefully choosing supplies and additions to their painted faces that will last throughout their activities and must spend hours practicing to make each act its best.
For those who entertain the notion of becoming a Joker, there are books available to guide you on your journey to find the Joker face and style that is right for you. The eyes alone can speak volumes, so choose your design carefully. A second revealing feature is that of the mouth area. The face is meant to enhance the overall image you want to portray. It should complement your features.
The supplies for a Joker's face involve concealer, foundations, highlights, shadows, neutralizers, brushes, glitter, mineral powders, sealers, adhesives, cleaners, applicators, sponges, and skin treatments. Invest in good quality supplies for long-lasting satisfaction with the products.
What else will you include in your act? Will you want a pet to add to the delight of your audience? The props will be essential as well, for you and your pet or Joker partner. How often will you want to perform? Should you invest in a costume or just rent it when needed? What will you need to carry your supplies and your stage props? Will you be dressed when you arrive, or would it be best to wait until you are at your destination? Whatever the choices may be, careful consideration should be exercised for the most enjoyment.