This is an intensive all-day workshop (6 hours long) designed to help students get started with professional body painting. You will learn everything that you need to know to start painting on your own. We will also include a body painting kit which you will use in class and continue to use for doing body painting after class.
Koi: what you will paint in class
What you will learn
Body painting tools and materials
Body painting safety
Working with model
Creating a body painting design
Laying out design on the body
This workshop is divided into 2 parts:
Part I : Introduction
Materials, professional etiquette and safety
Painting Koi fish : students paint each other, then switch roles.
Part II : Creative collaboration
Creating body painting design – basics
Painting your own design : collaborate with another student to paint your design on a model
What to bring
For women who are not comfortable being topless, bring/wear a backless top.
To optimize your time in class, you will design your own painting while eating lunch.
You will be drawing your own designs, please bring something to draw and color with
Good to know
Space limited to 10 students to make sure each student gets individual attention from the instructor, with 2 students minimum to hold the class
In this class, we will be using regular brushes, not airbrush
You will both paint and get painted
Studio location in Long Island City, NY
No art/painting experience required
Includes body painting kit and model $400
We require payment to secure your spot at this class.