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Body painting

Body Painting is an ancestral art. Today, it is seen in cinema, theatre, photography, etc. evoking tribal art, it is widely used in advertising. It is also recognized as a performing art in itself. Finally, it is always the expression of a particularly close relationship between the artist and his model.
Discover a discipline that reveals exceptional moments of creativity!

This workshop is for, teachers, make-up artists, actors, dancers, artists…or anyone wishing to learn how to transform a human body through the techniques of body painting.

None. However, it is preferable that the participant has followed the Face Painting workshop unless they have regular artistic practice.


Discovering an artistic version of the human body.

Learn to use body paint to transform a person into a living work of art.

Ability to perform demonstrations and animations for events, carnivals, shows or video clip, videos, etc.


3 days 7 hours (9h-12h30/13h30-17h), 21 hours in total.


Alternating between demonstrations by the trainers and the participants' work. Collective Correction and individual follow up.

3-4 topics will be covered each day:
. Fake clothing, “trompe-l'oeil”;
. Armour, chains;
. Minerals (granite, marble ...);
. Landscapes (flowers, trees, dunes...);
. Creating fantasy characters;
. Mimicry in nature;
. Robots, machine;
. Traditional theatrical characters;
. Animals;
. Statues, etc.

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Participants, grouped in pairs, are in turn painter and model. Showers and wash hand basins are available at the Institute. Please provide a towel and a personal face cleanser (type Avène, Nivea, etc.).
It is possible to combine the Face Painting and Body Painting workshops at the special price of € 815€ (instead of 1020€).


Up to 24 people, or 12 pairs.


Professional make-up artists.

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3 days

From Wednesday 26 to Friday October 28 2016
(9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

From Wednesday 15 to Friday February 17 2017
(9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

From Wednesday 12 to Friday April 14 2017
(9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

From Wednesday 5 to Friday July 7 2017
(9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Materials and products

Equipment and products are provided during the course, creams, liquids, sponges and brushes.
The brush kit (worth 37€) is given to the participants at the end of the course. Former participants of The face painting module should bring the brush kit they received at the end of the course.