Body Painting Festivals
There are many body painting festivals held annually around the
world. They are visited from both professional and amateur arts as well
as visitors. Some want to come and see the art while others want to
become the art. They are fun and full of excitement.
The World Bodypainting Festival is held in Seebonden and Carinthia,
Austria. It is held during the third week in July every year. This is
the largest festival for the Bodypainting culture and community. There
are over 100 artists and models that attend this festival while
thousands of visitors from all over the world come to see all the art
every year. The first four days are special workshop and lesson events
while the last three days are open to the public and the festival events
take place. There is live music, snacks and cafes. The models get the
opportunity to show the art on their body against the magnificent
scenery. Most of the models volunteer for this special event. While the
models show the art the artist have an opportunity to talk about their
skills and specialties. The artists here will use different techniques,
combinations of materials and items to give depth to the art. The
artists compete in the following categories: brush, sponge, airbrush and
a night event for UV effects. There are prizes and trophies for each
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There are a few festivals held in the United States as well. The
American Body Arts Festival held in New York is a great event to attend.
They have very unique architecture work where a lot of the events are
held. On these awesome stages there will be a gallery, lectures, live
painting and other events. The have a post card gallery where you can
get creative, unique post cards to share with friends and families. They
also have the living Mandela, where all the people that have been
painted are placed to form a unique piece of art. There is also the US
Bodypainting Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This festival uses
only approved paints. You can see the painted models perform to dance
and music routines on the stunning stage.
Festival are a great way to meet people with similar interests as you.
You can learn a lot about body painting at these festivals. You will see
some amazing art and have a great time.
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