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I’ve always been fascinated by black lights, the beauty of the human body, the world around me and the ability to create and express myself through art. However

Un Body Painting fluorescent pour des images exceptionnelles

Le Body Painting est l'art de réaliser des oeuvres créatives en utilisant le corps humain comme toile vivante. L'artiste américain John Poppleton a choisi de pratiquer son Art en utilisant des peintures fluorescentes, et de présenter les corps sous une lumière noire.

NAUTILUS 5 x 7 print of detailed watercolour artwork in turquoise olive green aqua blue and rustic earth tones

I’ve always been fascinated by black lights, the beauty of the human body, the world around me and the ability to create and express myself through art. However, it wasn’t until boredom set in, after being stuck in wedding a portrait photography for more than twenty years, that all of these ingredients unexpectedly collided creating what I call “Bodyscapes”. I’m now affectionately referred to as “The Bob Ross of Black Light Body Painting”, because of my style and the types of scene I choose…

UV body painting & photograph by John Poppleton. Painted on skin using fluorescent body paint and photographed under black light.

Your skin is the largest organ in your body and generally the most under appreciated. Aside for cosmetic reasons, people don’t really take care of their skin. The health benefits to maintaining a healthy epidermis can help increase your overall health.

Jenny Saville self portrait on top of a glass table with the photographer under the table taking it upwards to create the abstract effect of the deformed body.