This morning.

O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

NAKED body paint model Valkyrie Von Storm – following a coating by Irish body paint artist Orlagh Gilsenan – launching the Irish Body Painting Festival 2018 – yards from where patriots fell.

The festival runs from March 1-4 in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8 and will include Tera Bakker (Ranked # 2 body painter in the world) from the Netherlands, who will teach ‘intimate workshops’.


Dublin Body Paint

13 thoughts on “Stop That

  1. missred

    I’d do the volunteer model thing that they’re looking for at the Body Paint Festival, only I get freezing easily and it involves standing around in a warehouse thing for hours on end with not much on

    1. Sineado2000

      They usually take in consideration for keeping the place warm for models, its the sweating artists that need to prepare!

  2. Ben Redmond

    The elaborate Still Life hat deftly focuses the attention of leering eyes away from dodgy parts. I wonder if early spring is a bit chilly for this kind of art? St. Stephens Green in midsummer would seem a more appropriate venue and time for colourful artistic frolics.

    1. Sineado2000

      The festival is indoors, and they run bodypainting events all year in warm venues :p the only place is Ireland that’s managed to pull off an outdoor nude event without frightening the neighbours is The World Naked Bike Ride in Cork every year


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