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"I've been an artist my entire life. This business is my labor of love. What better canvas to express my passion for art on than a living, breathing form. The human body is beautiful, let me make it more so." Devious Body Art is a full service body paint and makeup company. Available for small parties, private photo shoots,fashion shows,as well as events and conventions. Contact Georgette Pressler, owner and head artist, @ 561-329-8557

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Egyptian Body Paint

I've been feverishly working on editing images as often as possible in order to bring my previous creations to you! I'm just starting to photograph my own work, and still learning to edit properly. I know that this will become easier and I'll get faster with turn around, so i appreciate the patience. ;) Here are a few images from the body paint competition at Tattoolapalooza  2013 in Miami Florida.

Work In Progress

My gorgeous model Yezenia and I had 6 hrs to paint live, in front of the convention crowd, our own design.   Because Yezzy is so exotic and strikingly beautiful, I chose an Egyptian theme. I went with an intricate collar, depicting a sacred scarab holding the sun and crescent moon. Colorful beads and stenciled texture completed the necklace. I used Wolfe FX Aztec Gold and Copper to give her skin an all over bronzed look.
  The head of Horus    was used on the side as clasps.                     

Blue and green stylized louts flowers climb up her hips while glyphs of the gods Horus and Anubis adorn her thighs.

To make the piece a little more interactive, I attempted to place the hissing open mouth of a black asp on the palm of her hand, as it's body wrapped around her arm.

 I finished the look off with a custom made Egyptian crown and some gold fabric for public decency. I respect my models and feel that for a public event such as this, the most private areas should be covered a bit more.

We had such a great time meeting all the convention goers, tattoo artist and other painters! At the end of our time we went up to the main stage for the crown judging. Yezzy's winning personality and ability to seduce a crowd won them over! we took first place and a cash prize! I truly believe and repeat very often that a body painter is nothing with out their model. It can really make a big difference in the piece and how the viewer perceives it. Especially when it's live!

I'd like to thank #Tattoolapalooza for the chance to compete, #AbbyTrent for the use of her color cup, #WolfeFXMakeup for their amazing products, #BadAssStencils for creating a huge variety of awesome stencils, #YezeniaAlmeida for her body and beauty, and all the amazing convention goers that cheered so loudly for us!
Egyptian Design Reference
And if you want to do an Egyptian themed piece of your own, here's a great piece of reference I found while researching online!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Natural Oils for Skin

Hi friends! So, as a makeup artist I think that the care and preservation of your skin is very important.  I myself am guilty of not being too kind to my epidermis when I was younger. I tanned and hung out at the beach far too much. I also slept with makeup on ... alot! As I matured and realized that you only get one skin suit, I've started taking much better care of it. A better diet, drinking much more water and using gentle and natural products on my skin has been key.
Recently, I've switched from my beloved Aveeno moisturizer to natural oils. After reading the Aveeno ingredients,  which include 3 types of alcohol (drying), I decided a natural plant based oil couldn't be worse. I was right! It's amazing! My skin is tighter, more even and almost imperfection free! Now, mind you, my skin was pretty nice before, but it went through phases. After 2 months of using only oils to moisturize, it's good.. all the time.
I personally use a blend of Virgin cold pressed olive oil and sweet almond oil. Olive when I'm very dry and Almond the rest of the time. Now, i'm starting to experiment with the blends and different oils. Here are two very useful pages I've found that explain the oils and their uses really well!

(She has a ton of great info, recipes and natural beauty tips! Follow her blog!)


Using oils on your skin may take some getting used to and may require patience and trial and error. Give your new oil a few days before deciding whether it's too much or not enough. And a little goes a long way!
For those that get body painted or get their face painted, make sure your skin is CLEAN AND OIL FREE before being painted. Water based face and body paint react differently to oils than a regular makeup foundation.
I hope this snippet of info has been helpful. Let that skin glow gurl! or boy!  ;)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

It's been a long time...

As many of you that know me know... i'm terrible with technology. I really feel that it may eventually be my downfall. As much as I adore body painting and art, I despise the fact that technology is now an integral part of business. And art IS my business. So, I've bit the bullet and recreated my Blog, Website and FaceBook page! You can now view new images, events and going ons through any of these sites! Of course, you'll get all the unedited versions HERE! Since FB won't allow art to be posted uncensored. i'll also be posting info on upcoming classes and travels. I hope to meet you in person one day! Until then, happy painting!!

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Georgette Pressler (pictured) is the lead artist and owner of Devious Body Art.
No event is too big or too small, as we are fortunate to have access to a talented team of body paint artists, makeup artists, hairstylist and costume stylist. Let us complete your vision with our many years of experience and training. Devious Body Art can take any event from "wow" to "WOAH!!" and leave your guests talking for years to come!