Childhood Nostalgia

My latest body painting, which I did in Cologne during my Xmas travels to my home town, does actually have a reference to this city. The city is the location of the WDR (“Westdeutscher Rundfunk”) which is the regional (state-funded) TV station. It has a famous TV show for kids called “Sendung mit der Maus” (which translates to “Show with the mouse”). The main cast of this show is a mouse, an elephant and a duck. The show is more than 45 years old by now and still as popular with the kids these days as it was during my childhood. All of main characters made it to the belly painting.

The surrounding flowers are a hint to the baby’s name. :)

See “more” for making-of photos. Thanks to the family for the nice afternoon!


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Melon giving life

I recently did another (rather quick) body painting. This time, it was not that complicated, and it turned our rather well. Unfortunately, I don’t have any making-of pictures, so if you click ‘more’, you’ll just see a few more shots from other perspectives.

Meanwhile, the baby was born. Congratulations to the happy family!


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Tree in Turquoise

I recently had the pleasure of making another baby belly body painting. My dear pregnant friend is a little obsessed with turquoise and thus the belly is themed in that color. She chose a beautiful symbol of growth, a tree with strong roots and a wide crown. See the final picture here, following by the making of and some close-ups.


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A while ago, I painted a dragon in the element of water on a baby belly as this mythical creature is the Chinese zodiac of the baby. By now, the little boy is getting a brother or sister and I had the opportunity to turn this into a little zodiac series. The “second one” will be of the Chinese zodiac “Horse” and the element “Wood”, thus we decided to paint a brown horse. See a time-lapse video of the making and some images of the final result below.

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