Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative. If you haven’t already planned your costume, chances are you’re going to need to work some last-minute magic if you want to amaze and terrify fellow guests at the next spook-tastic party. Thankfully, Halloween makeup is the perfect way to show off your creativity, but still allows you to save time and money.
Many talented artists gravitate towards makeup for its power to temporarily transform the body into incredible illusions.
Like many artists, Dain Yoon enjoys working with paint.
Just because you can’t see it, does that mean it isn’t there? That is a question easily invoked by photographs from UNICEF China’s 2008 campaign to raise awareness about the “invisibility of poverty” affecting children in China. In a series of poignant photographs, homeless children in Beijing were painted identical to their surroundings so that they were almost indiscernible from the cityscape around them.
Simon Schaffrath and his wife are excitedly expecting their first child next month.
Artist Trina Merry uses the human body as the canvas for all of her many incredibly creative projects.
Elsa Rhae's incredible face paintings truly show off the art of makeup. By simply sitting in front of a mirror and being extremely patient (often for two or three hours), she transforms herself into a number of fantastical creations. Her cheeks, eyelids, and lips are covered in bright pigment, and sometimes Rhae will even go as far to color her hair and neck to extend the illusion of who she really is.
Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg doesn't just use cosmetics for a little pop of color or to conceal a blemish.