body painting, illustration and art

Watch Lovecraft Country’s Creepiest Twins Come To Life

lovecraft country topsy and bopsy

If you happened to watch HBOs Lovecraft Country episode 8 “Jig-A-Bobo” last week you’ve already met Topsy and Bopsy, the zombie-like Picaninny Twins based on the characters Topsy and Eva from Harriett Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The most bone-chilling twins since The Shining’s O’Grady Twins, see how they were conceived and created. (more…)

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Duda Lozano’s Embroidered Patch Tattoos Are Mind-Blowing.

Embroidered Patch Tattoos

Embroidered patch tattoos. São Paulo tattoo artist Duda Lozano takes his inking a step further than the usual skull or floral portrait. He’s developed a way to make his ink look EXACTLY like three dimensional embroidered patches sewn directly onto the skin. And it’s mightily impressive. (more…)

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Laurie Simmons’ Some New: Portraits With Painted Clothes

Laurie Simmons portraits with body paint are part of the artist/photographer’s third solo exhibition at New York’s Salon 94 Bowery. The show, 2017:The Mess and Some New, features two components: The Mess and Some New. In this post I’m sharing with you the work from the latter – highly pigmented portraits of her children and others embellished with painted on jewelry and clothing. (more…)

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Cancer Survivor Jazmina Daniel’s Spectacular Lip Art

Make up artist Jazmina Daniel has quite a following on social media and once you see her impressive work and hear her backstory, I’m sure you too will become a fan. (more…)

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Painted Pregnant Bellies Celebrate and Support Moms (25 Pics)

The Belly Art Project
Kate Winslet, one of the many celebrities who participated in The Belly Art Project

The CEO and founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, celebrates and supports moms-to-be-with her latest endeavor: The Belly Art Project in which more than 100 baby bumps become billboards of hope by painting upon them. (more…)

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