Body Painting in Dance
Cool Body painting in dance - Body painting has been tradition in many cultures, whether its Henna or cosmetics. A dance team takes body art to new levels in this way slick show that combines wickedly outrageous artwork on flesh and modern dance. If the dance is even half as good as the body art, sure its a show not to be missed.
These artists are using body paint and costumes and the look is awsome. Check out this body paint article to see all the images, they are mind blowing...
In many Indian cultures it is still in use today using a variety of pigments.
Staining the nails, skin and hair with henna is the favorite way of enhancing beauty among women in the Middle East and is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Mehndi, commonly referred to as henna, is the powder form. Henna is the dye that comes from mixing the powder with catechu, an astringent substance, obtained from various trees and shrubs. The red powder form of henna can be obtained by crushing the berries from a certain plant. Henna is a popular way to make semi-permanent decorative designs on the skin. There are two types of henna: black and red.
The Tlingit of southeast Alaska used face painting at gatherings.These face stamps carved with the emblems of clans, were dipped into paint and pressed onto the cheeks of women before going to a potlatch, a type of annual community feast. At the feast, it was easy to identify the clan a woman belonged to by looking at her face.
The most common form of body painting in America is also the easiest to overlook: cosmetics. A daily ritual for most women and the envy of small girls, wearing cosmetics is undoubtedly the most prevalent type of body painting in the world today. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry — with an increasing male market as well.
Artists and dancers have taken advantage of the artistic points of body painting and using it as an art media to highlight the dance shows.
They use body paint and art as painted on costumes for an extreme look that is just an amazing illusion. They use colorfull body paint to create a sick awsome look that probably cannot be achieved through traditional costumes
Here are some rather long image galleries featuring all the awsome painted dancers from this dance team and their shows. You can click on any of the thumbnails to start the image viewer. If you hover over the top right and left of the full image, you will see the links to the next and previous images.
Body Painting in Dance