Thursday, May 15, 2014

World Bodypainting Festival

This year the World Bodypainting Festival will be held in Austria from 29 June to 6 July, and will celebrate the unique art of painting directly on the human body – with models transformed into head-to-toe masterpieces, depicting anything from alien-like appendages to fruit like faces.

The competition takes place across multiple categories, including sponge paint, airbrushing and face painting, all featuring different techniques and materials to achieve the transformations. In many cases, the models are fully nude, with every inch of their bodies covered in paint (think: a full-body tattoo). Other models wear over-the-top props such as outrageous headgear or wing-like attachments.
Even amateurs can get in on the action, with workshops and lectures that teach the basics of body paint (classes cover topics like “Airbrush for Beginners” and “Zombie Skin”).

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Jennifer Schifano Thomas said...

Wow! That was just amazing. Thanks for the fantastic photos and an interesting read. Have a super day!

Chrissie Marshall said...

Thanks Jennifer glad you enjoyed it

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