Body Painting - A Marble Statue or Real Live Model?
Body painting, and body makeup have been used by woman since ancient times.
In the 60's, Mod model Twiggy added a famous flower eye to her look and suddenly everyone wanted to use the body as a canvas.
Twiggy's flower eye was carefully crafted with painted petals and false eyelashes framing her doe like eyes.
Suddenly, cosmetics were not just to beautify the body - but also to electrify the look.
Demi Moore made headlines in1992 when she appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair in a painted-on tuxedo and nothing else.
Today's makeup artist - body painter can turn a pregnant model's belly into a beautiful holiday greeting card complete with snowman and holiday greetings or turn a model into a beautiful work of art. This is a very real and special talent.
One unique makeup artist - body painter, who has done all this and a great deal more, is RoByn Thompson of NYCBodyArt.
RoByn uses only professional theatrical grade makeup products that are hypoallergenic and FDA approved for use on the skin to insure the protection of the model.
RoByn adheres to strict safety and hygienic practices and emphases that it is important to note the difference between professional theatrical grade makeup products and regular paints labeled as nontoxic.
Since nontoxic only applies to intended uses of painting on surfaces and clearly not the skin.
RoByn is also the first international member of FACE, the European Face Painting Association to meet their demanding criteria for membership.
A Marble Statue or Real Live Model?
What if that life-like statue created in marble or bronze began to move or - speak.
Masterful, makeup artist - body painter Robyn has created many living statues that have been the centerpiece at trade shows, parties and fashion shows.
Her real life statutes become the focus of many events, resulting in numerous media stories and many media photo opportunities.
Striking Bikini or Body Paint?
Imagine a model on a catwalk, slowly pausing at the end of the runway in a beautiful corset or bikini top.
Slowly the audience notices that the top is not make out of material - but actually painted onto the skin of the model.
Hum, a real showstopper and body painted clothing are a specialty of RoByn.
View more of RoByn Thompson stunning body painting work and be sure to visit her website NYCBodyArt.
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