Face and Body Painting:
With over 17 years of experience painting faces and bodies, Leaf McGowan offers a wide variety of face and body painting art and services. From personalized portfolio photoshoots to artistic calendars or from birthday parties to nightclubs, Consider Face & Bodypainting to enhance your look, costume, or event.
Leaf has been painting for over 17 years, learning the art from the infamous Fire Faery named Luna of Chicago spotlight. Ever since, he has been enhancing patrons, events, and festivals throughout the world. His live art has been performed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Australia, and throughout the United States. He has offered his art and services at various world festivals including Burning Man, Apogaea, Starwood, Faerieworlds, Beltania, and Three Wishes Faerie Festival. His work has been seen at various nightclubs, fetish nights, bars, markets, festivals, fairs, private parties, and photoshoots. Most of his work is hand-painted free-form artwork on flesh utilizing Mehron, Ben Nye, Wolfe, Cream, and his own custom-made clay-based tribal paints.
He is available for hire at clubs, bars, fetish nights, festivals, private parties, calendars, and portfolio shoots. His rates are flexible and affordable. Request a quote or reservation today.
Festivals, Events, Clubs, Bars and Markets:
Leaf can attend as a vendor, staff, or as entertainer. Flat rates or per individual design can be charged.
If you’d like to be painted and photographed, Leaf can come to your home or business, full-body paint you with the requested theme or design, and take 25-50 digital photographs of you for your portfolio that he’ll touch up in Photoshop for your use. Private Portfolio painting and shoots begin at $150.00 in the Bellingham-Seattle WA / Denver, Colorado locations. Rate includes 1st hour, each additional hour is billed at $50/hour. This is charged at a flat rate of 50 an hour per person painted. Locations beyond the current location offered will involve additional costs for transportation.
Face painting or Body painting at a Private Event or Party base rates can range from $100-200.00 an hour depending on the scope of requested work (face and/or body) and the estimated number of human canvases requested within each hour of the event.
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Archive of Body Paint Event Galleries:
- 2002 Gallery
- 05/10/08: Saints and Sinners (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
- 05/25/08: Dark Arts Festival Denver (Colorado)
- 06/07/08: Apogaea Festival (Colorado)
- 08/25/08: Burning Man (Nevada)
- 08/26/08: Burning Man (Nevada)
- 12/31/08: Fetish Night (Colorado)
- 05/08/09: Beltania Festival (Colorado)
- 06/06/09: Apogaea Festival (Colorado)
- 06/17/09: Dreamtime Festival (Colorado)
- 07/07/09-07/11/09: Various Events (Colorado/New Mexico)
- 09/19/09: Fetish Night @ the Underground (Colorado)