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The Art of Face and Body Painting

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Face and body painting has become one of the most popular activities for parties where kids are present as well as popular technique for photographers, artists, and other people. One of the biggest differences between them is the purpose and when it is done. Face painting is traditionally done on kids, whereas body painting is done on adults.

Face Painting

This is something that many parents, or hosts of different events where kids are present, like to offer. It’s a means for younger kids to express their creativity and their individuality by choosing what sort of decoration they want displayed on their faces. Face painting can include simple designs, such as hearts, flowers, stars, or other basic object. On other occasions, depending on the skill level of the face painter, a child could get an entire design painted across the entire face. Kids or adults can have their faces painted to have them look like a lion, tiger, or other animals. Clowns also use face painting to create their character. Other adults that use this form of painting in their life are members of the military or other entertainers, for example, professional wrestlers can have their faces painted to portray the image of a certain character.

Body Painting

On a whole is completely different from painting your face. As far back as we can go in history, natural pigments and clay has been used to paint members of different tribes. Body painting was used for different ceremonies or other rituals in those tribes. As the years went by, in the modern age, This was used as a form of artistic expression, fine art, commercial purposes, and it is even used for political reasons, one example is members of PETA painting their bodies to dissuade the use of animal furs. Although body painting can be done on an entirely nude body, it can also be done on specific sections of the body.

Professional body painters come together at different festivals and other events globally. At these festivals, people can come wearing minimal clothing that blends in with the rest of their painted outfit. In some sports, women and men will use body paint on their fact, arms, and torsos to express their support for different sports teams. As the increase interest grows, body painting, in all of its various forms is becoming increasingly more popular throughout the world regardless of age, gender of physical appearance, or financial background. It is simply a means by which people can express themselves artistically.

The Thrilling Facet Of Body Paints

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Body painting, is a type of body art which is temporarily painted on the human skin. They are different from tattoos and they last for several hours or for a couple of weeks. Body paints, are becoming very popular now days. The painting work can be done with traditional and modern designs. It is not a new concept and this tradition has been there for years. During ancient days dust or sand were used to make paintings but now it has changed, paints and natural dyes are used to make designs. Some people do this type of paintings to celebrate some special occasion. It has been seen a growing trend in this field of body art.

This practice has been seen among peoples living in New Zealand, Australia and some parts of Africa. In India this body art is being known by the name Mehandi which is made from herbs and this is usually done during ceremonies like weddings. Modern way of body painting is to express cultural freedom. The designs are made from the ideas taken from mythologies and current affairs. The images created can be interesting depending upon the paints and colors used. The artwork is done using paint brushes, airbrushes, natural sponges or by just hand. Now a day the paints used for these are non toxic and non allergic. They are easily washable too. You can purchase paints from liquid latex fashion. They provide ammonia free body paints which can be used safely over the face and other parts of the body. You will get paints of any color you need.

Liquid latex, fashions also provide brushes and rollers to make designs. There are professionals who work as a body painter around the world. Special water based cosmetic paints are available for face paintings. Liquid latex, paints can be applied easily and they provide a shimmering look. Such painting festivals are celebrated across the world. Such paintings are typically seen at football matches and certain festivals. Still advertising uses such paintings to provide unique photos for magazines. Different designs can be made that appeal to all ages. Youngsters would like to make cartoon characters and an emblem of the favorite sport team. Some popular face designs include tiger, clown, spider man, butterfly and cat. Many professional wrestlers use such type of paintings on their body and face. Such paints can be removed with water, soap or mild solvents.