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Last activity: Aug 20, 2014
Joined: Jul 14, 2006


Bodies of Paint

Male
Garden City South, New York, US
Bodies of Paint

Mayhem #175873
Body Painter


MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/BodiesOfPaint

About me
Haven't been painting in a while.  I am going to be working with very select models for my own concepts for a while, let me know if you want to be part of that select group. If you have a great idea that fits my style, tell me about it.

Here are a couple of my past exhibitions

Two works at the FUSION in the Visual Arts Exhibition, at Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI.

EXPOSED: THE CONTEMPORARY NUDE, 1650Gallery ANNEX, Los Angeles, CA

I am planning other exhibitions of abstractions in the future.

While I design the paintings, they are really collaborations.  I let the model decide on what part of their bodies they want to be painted, G rated, nude or anything in between.  I ask models if they have a color preference.  I ask for feedback from the models throughout the painting process.  I do not do a painting that could be on any model, each painting is inspired by the particulars of each model's body.

Themed body paintings, animals, reproductions of scenes or other art does not fit the needs of my portfolio.  I cannot do that style of painting as a trade, be glad to discuss other options, one-for-one trade, and of course pay.

I generally ignore drive-by Friend Requests.

MY WORK-For near future, and probably much longer, this is the way I will be photographing my body paintings.

http://www.bodiesofpaint.com/resources/SharissadiptychOLP.jpg

Model:Sha-Lynn #1408998

I will photograph the full painting, and the face (if that is what you want for your portfolio).  I will also be doing close-ups to get images for my Abstraction album.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100411/13/4bc2353503ff6.jpg

I have taught photography, drawing, sculpture and art history at several colleges on Long Island and in NYC.

SCHEDULE
I usually do paintings Mon-Thurs mornings and early afternoons. 

*-tentative-I may be able to schedule a painting on one of these days, I just can't schedule more than one week in advance.
Important I am located on Long Island, 30 minutes from Penn Station on the Long Island Railroad.  I will meet you up at the train station.  Please be sure you are willing to travel to Long Island.
Shoots must be confirmed 24 hours in advance or I will consider them canceled.


These models have collaborated with me on the abstractions currently in my port.  I encourage you to check out their ports.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/101111/05/4cdbf526956fa.jpg
http://www.modelmayhem.com/1698870

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100616/00/4c18796d65445.jpg
http://www.modelmayhem.com/861995

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110221/11/4d62bf398ce0f.jpg
http://www.modelmayhem.com/1534519

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100925/09/4c9e26bfee349.jpg
http://www.modelmayhem.com/1241244

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100720/00/4c4549968c4d6.jpg 
http://www.modelmayhem.com/1420427



I will work with models from non-nude, implied nude, topless, to full nude.
Half of my portfolio is G rated, I will work within any model's limits.  One restriction, I will not paint a model with clothing or pasties for trade.

Prefer models with minimal tattoos and piercings, with no plastic surgery or augmentation.

I don't have a set design I plan in advance, I start off with a basic idea and let the model's body suggest where the painting should go. 

~I use CraftyDab brand Face Paint Crayons and Kryolan Professional body paints.  Both products are FDA approved for application on the skin.

I am doing this TFCD and I will give you copy of the images I shoot for your portfolio at the end of the shoot.  Even better bring a flashdrive or laptop and I will download the images immediately.  The painting and shooting would takes anywhere from 2 to 4 hours, depending on the design.

ESCORTED MODELS I am fine with escorts, as long as they do not get involved in the shoot, and please only one person.  Escort arrangements must be discussed at least 24 hours before the shoot.

Please leave all piercings and jewelry at home.

References are important for both the model and the photographer.  Some of the women I have worked with have offered to take phone calls from models who are interested in discussing this project.  Let me know and I will give you their phone numbers.

Credits
There is a reason everyone in my Top 12 is there. 
Some are models who will be willing to offer quick references, others, because of the respect I have for them, some fit into both categories.


List of MM members who I have had a good collaboration with, not really in a specific order.  If you name is missing, please let me know

BODY PAINTING
KT Onorato #498655-has been a major inspiration for my work
Marissa Centrella #2204719
*Laurel Aslaksen #1534519-featured in my May 2011 NYC gallery exhibition
Erica Stockman #1863524                 Julia87 #1231475
Faye Brandt #1698870           
*FallenEcho #861995                        Sweet Cindy #1379097
*Sienna Aldridge #171128               *Adriana J Gill #877356
Sha-Lynne #1408998                       Anika Zhadanova #1780144                  TigerBabe #1241244                       *GV Maldonado #488535             
John H- #1420427                           Ashley Brooke Harris #115562
Angela Frances #1639111                 Danielle Caroccia #1433498
F A S H I O N I S T A 3  #372815       Jolee #1442004           
Spring Cat #1611015                       Tatiana317 #1023172
Kadian Martin #1585821                   Renata Z #1083818
Smile Lady #1151282                       Courtney Joy #882067     
FINDLEY #905602                            Lauren Syn #1045257       
*Nephelle Milos #634912                  FLIERY #115422               
*Sharlota Kay #682954                    Nikolee #616751
Kathryne Von Marks #200051            thefabulousMJ#537964
Tiffany Nicole Casey #1005758          *Dani Jean #510254
Diane Stoever #717271                    *Adya #576349
AmayaSolace #161666                     *Zani #168260              
*Dawn C #668160                           Leigh Marie #659102
SweetGirlT #664014                        Jenna Swain #101024
London Andrews #36768                   smiley124 #555754
Kayi #598376                                 Terror
clementineb #653583                      Melissa C. Medina #443514
r s a #351299                                Natsuko #128816
*Sheiley Saint Jean #474006            SAG Talent #550088
*Marissa #733                               Troy G #274529
henny jimenez #1552873
and numerous models not on MM
If I've left you off the list by mistake, please let me know.

Traditional black and white projects
*Isabella #365519
*Natasha Lexington #406963
Sibyl Nin #1662
Mimi Brown #124818
LaurenElizabeth #482939
Maegan Ann #485016
Mana K #319402
Theda #1518
Jennifer Massi #421747
LaurenElizabeth #482939

*Have worked with these models multiple times

MUA
Faces by ReDience #697975
Cynthia ORourke #355880

PHOTOGRAPHERS
Scott Chaney #719546
Mike Lynch #66908

Lists
Brilliant interpretations   2 pics
Images I need to learn from   2 pics
Inspirations for Bob's paintings   50 pics
Love these   20 pics
Models I'd like to work with   47 pics
Muscles I would love to paint   5 pics
My paintings in other ports   10 pics
My photography   1 pics
Poses I have to remember for my paintings   48 pics
Thanks...for the laugh!   5 pics


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KT Onorato

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Justine Gabriel

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Laurel Aslaksen

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Julia87

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Sienna Aldridge

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Nikolee

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King-K

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Tara Ashleigh

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Danielle Yaros

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Crystal Eileen

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Sha-Lynne

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Bob Elliott Photography

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