Irish Body Painting Festival

13th – 15th April 2018

We would like to introduce you to the new post Storm Emma Irish Body Painting Festival 2018! We would greatly appreciate if you could share this with your students and encourage them to enter the competition or come to the awards show on the 15th April. This competition is associated with the World Body Painting Association.

Caitríona Giblin –  083 4175786     Orlagh Gilsenan – 086 1014885

dublinbodypainting@gmail.com

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2018 will see the return of Irish Body Painting Festival. After postponing the festival in March due to Storm Emma we have now finalised our new line up.

Due to the success of last year and association with the World Body Painting Association along with wonderful sponsorship prizes we are now set to be bigger and better!

Along with small workshops on Friday and Saturday with international artists Tera Bakker and Francois Rose we will also have a retail area where you can enjoy browsing and purchasing all your favourite body paint products.

Our new location for Sundays competition is the historic Richmond Barracks in Inchicore and we have now expanded our body painting competition to include a student category.

We will cultivate a supportive and stress-free environment for the competition to ensure everyone produces their best work.

The competition awards show invites friends, family and all supporters from 7pm on Sunday 15th April. This show is sponsored by Gunpowder Gin and Poachers Well Tonic so a complimentary G&T will welcome guests. Enjoy a burlesque performance followed by the body painting awards show.

 

Tera Bakker body painting workshop in Animal Realism

Friday 13th April

Tera got into body painting through her wife’s photography business. She started with a belly painting and within a few years she is now ranked second in the world after competing in the World Body Painting Competition in Austria! Tera is joining us for awhere she will be teaching an Animal Realism workshop. We are so excited to have such an accomplished competitive body painter as Tera over to be part of the Irish Body Painting Festival.

During this advanced, hands on bodypainting class you are going to push your painting boundaries. Tera will paint alongside with you, and will be giving a lot of one-on-one guidance so you can get the maximum out of this workshop.

You will learn:

How to quickly get the right dimensions on the body
How to use the shape of the body
How to build up your bodypaint to get a 3D effect
How to create depth in an animal face
How to layer your paint to create life-like fur and fur patterns
To paint animal eyes as though they are looking right at you
Tips and tricks to make your paint “pop” for the photograph

 

Francois Rose body painting workshop in Armour and Cyborgs

Saturday 14th April

Limited to 18 places

10am to 5pm

€130

Venue: TBC

Winner of the face and body painting contests at the Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival in 2006, François has been teaching his art in Belgium, at the World Body Painting Festival and abroad since then.

“Starting from monster makeup in live action role playing games, François Rose has been extending his skills for more than 15 years in different types of events and backgrounds: private parties, entertainment and marketing industry, contests, and eventually fine art bodypainting.

His approach is mostly character-oriented: the model is not a simple 3D canvas, but a person with her own expressive potential.

Workshop description:

“Armour & Cyborg Bodypainting Achieving powerful effects with simple and fast brush & sponge techniques

Turning human skin into armoured or robotic surfaces requires the bodypainting to match the body structure, taking mobility into consideration. This workshop will focus on technical aspects such as composition, specific textures, 3D effects with lights and shadows, but also on artistic aspects such as style, personality and expression of your character. ”

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April

RETAIL

Location Dublin TBC

A pop up shop of all the best face & body painting products you can buy. We have independent retailers coming from North and South Ireland along with the UK.

Irish Body Painting Competition

Sunday 15th April – Venue: Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8

The competition is open to anyone. There is both a student and regular category. Beginners and professionals will compete alongside each other to see who can capture the imagination of the judges, and execute their interpretation of the theme to the fullest. There is a strictly closed door policy, in that there will be no assistants, friends, drivers, or randomers allowed in during the competition. Models are available if needed. Goodie bags given to all competitors.

There are 3 categories for the competition and 2 for the student competition. The theme is Untold Stories for all of them.

  • Face painting –from the collar bone up. No restrictions on materials, so use your imagination.
  • Body Painting Brush & Sponge –literally just paint
  • Body Painting Freestyle –use anything to achieve your desired effect: paint, prosthetics, props, airbrush, etc.

€40 per artist (no charge for models)

Student Competition:

Face painting –from the collar bone up. No restrictions on materials, so use your imagination.

Body Painting Freestyle –use anything to achieve your desired effect: paint, prosthetics, props, airbrush, etc.

€30 per artist (no charge for models)

Awards Show sponsored by Gunpowder Gin & Poachers Tonic

The competition awards show invites friends, family and all supporters from 7pm on Sunday 15th April. This show is sponsored by Gunpowder Gin and Poachers Well Tonic so a complimentary G&T will welcome guests. Enjoy a burlesque performance followed by the body painting awards show.

Prizes

6 week body painting course with Dublin Body Paint

Cameleon paint prizes

Diamond FX paint prizes

Meron paint prizes

Bams Stencils

Teeth Whitening by D4 Dentist

Waxing vouchers from Brazilia & more

Look Good Feel Better – Our official Charity Partner

Look Good Feel Better is a wonderful charity who provide makeup workshops for cancer patients in hospitals across the country. They are always recruiting makeup artists to join the team and spread the word – so tell a friend. We will be selling raffle tickets all day Saturday for a raffle of donated prizes to be drawn Saturday afternoon. For more info on the work they do check out their website here.

We look forward to welcoming you in April,

Orlagh & Caitríona

Dublin Body Paint

The Irish Body Painting Festival

Caitríona Giblin –  083 4175786     Orlagh Gilsenan – 086 1014885

dublinbodypainting@gmail.com

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