What is body painting used for?
Body painting can be used in fine arts, but it is also a perfect tool to make an impact at parties and events, on exhibition stands, on advertising, promotions and music videos. Body painting always attracts attention and becomes a special talking point among the viewers and guests. It can be used in many ways to benefit your project. Riina and you can create any design tailored to your product, theme or requirements, there are no limits.
Can just anyone book body painting for themselves? Who is it for?
Yes. Body painting is excellent for Advertising Agencies, Brand & Communications Agencies, Event Productions, Artists & Performers and Fashion Designers. Actually body painting is great for anyone, who wants to experience something unique, feel wonderful in their own skin and become a piece of art
Who can be painted?
Anyone can be painted, male or female, adults or children. For a mother-to-be a belly painting session is often a relaxing and enjoyable way to celebrate their pregnancy.
How long does it take to body paint a model?
It totally depends on the painting design. A smaller partial body painting like a painted bikini could take an hour and a full body painting might take 3-6 hours. More detailed and special designs can take anything from 6-12 hours.
Do you have to be completely naked to be painted?
Models don’t need to be naked or topless for body art to make an impact, just hands, legs, bellies, shoulders and faces can painted. On a full body painting models are usually wearing at a minimum a thong, nipple covers are also available should you prefer. Bikinis, partial clothing or even stuck-on accessories can be worn.
Is it safe to be painted?
Yes. Riina uses ONLY professional paints that are meant for the skin. Most of the paints are watersoluble - they wash off easily with water and soap and they are suitable for children too. In addition to paints she uses all other kinds of make-up products (eg. glitter, shimmers, adhesive) to enhance her art works. All the products Riina uses are of cosmetic grade and therefore meant for the skin. If you are allergic to some cosmetic ingredients, together you can make sure beforehand which products are safe for you.
How much does it cost?
When you have an idea for something you would like to have a body painting for, whether it's for a party, an advert, a promotion or an event, contact Riina and she will give you a quote according to your requirements. The prices vary according to the complexity of the painting, the amount of models painted, possible logos, the time given for the painting process etc.
I'd like to have body art on my wall. Can I get prints of your pictures?
Yes, you can. Riina's fine art body painting images are available as paper or canvas prints. Have a look at Riina Laine Art Store for the artworks available or contact Riina for more information and prices!