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10 / 05 / 2016
Artist Uses Body Paint to Transform Three Women Into Elephant

Three models in body paint by artist Johannes Stoetter form an elephant at CITES CoP17 in Johannesburg. (Image courtesy Snapdragonpictures/WWF) “While a canvas lasts forever, a body painting lasts for just a few hours. Hopefully that’s not true for our elephants,” Stoetter said in a statement. At the art […] Read more Artist Uses Body […]

10 / 03 / 2016

Be careful if you’ve been approached by somebody named Kandace Whitman, who claims to be a body painter looking for models to expand her portfolio. She asks young women, who are interested in modeling for body painting, to send her naked pictures for consideration. On her twitter (@KWhitmandesigns) and instagram (@kandacewhitman) accounts, she uses our […]

09 / 19 / 2016
Not your average Disney princess look! Woman transforms herself into fictional characters and villains with make-up, and the results go viral all over the world

If you’re already searching for Halloween make-up inspiration, look no further than this face and body painter, Natalie Costello . The 27-year-old, from Dublin, Ireland, regularly transforms herself with body painting into Disney and fictional characters from books and films, and has recently been garnering global attention, thanks to her remarkable skills. […] Read more […]

09 / 17 / 2016
The Beauty of Donna Huanca’s Body Art Is More Than Skin Deep

Performance view of “Donna Huanca: Surrogate Painteen,” 2016. Photo courtesy of Peres Projects, Berlin. Amid the cosmopolitan chaos of London this fall, the New York artist Donna Huanca is creating space for meditative contemplation. As Frieze Week sets in, the Zabludowicz Collection in London will be taken over by […] Read more The Beauty of […]

08 / 28 / 2016

Believe it or not, these astoundingly realistic portraits of animals are highly detailed body paintings that double as optical illusions. Hailing from Tyrol, Italy, artist Johannes Stötter began working in this fleshy medium in 2009, and has since taken the body painting world by storm. His work draws inspiration […] Read more Trippy animal paintings […]