Body Art

July 31, 2023

Man Who Spent $16K To Transform Into a Dog Steps Out for His First “Walk” in Public

Putting on a costume can help you embrace a whole character. Usually, this practice is associated with Halloween or acting in plays; but for Toko Ueda, costuming is much more than that. The Japanese engineer spent 2 million yen—about US$16,000—on a custom canine costume based on a rough collie, produced by the company Zeppet. When he steps into this hyperrealistic suit, it's easy to mistake the large fluffy creature for a real dog.

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October 19, 2022

18 Creative Face Paint Ideas for Kids That You Can Recreate

For kids, birthday parties and special events become much more exciting when arts and crafts are involved. And one of the best and most photogenic among them is face painting. With just a couple of colors and a brush, you can decorate a child's forehead and cheeks with imaginative designs like butterflies, flowers, and animals. If you want to give this project a shot, but don't know where to start, then rest easy.

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February 11, 2021

Artist Transforms Herself Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Without Any Photoshop

Like many artists, Dain Yoon enjoys working with paint. But it’s not a canvas that she puts pigment to—it's her own body. Using an extensive palette of paints and brushes, she applies the pigment to her skin and transforms herself into amazing optical illusions. Her creations go beyond fooling the eye, and they're convincing enough to make you believe that she is now what she has painted.

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September 17, 2018

The World’s Best Body Painting Artists Show Off Their Amazing Artistry

The Daegu International Bodypainting Festival is an annual celebration of body art. Talented artists from around the world gather in South Korea and let their imaginations run wild as they demonstrate the artistry of body painting. Competing in different categories, artists combine makeup and costume for incredible results that make the contest one of the most photo-worthy events you'll see all year.

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