Supanova Gold Coast – 2019

FRIDAY Sandra: Tanith and Leon -reverse gender day of the dead wedding couple Tracy: Dax Star Trek (Marie-Claire) SATURDAY JUSTICE LEAGUE Sandra : Wonder Woman (Jivka), Poison Ivy (Roxy), Catwoman (Juliana), Supergirl (Donna), Zatanna (Marie-Claire), Caitlin (Harley Quinn) Tracy: Bane (Grant), Aquaman (Leon), Mera (Tanith) Shelley: Flash (Simon), Martian Manhunter…

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Cooroy Fusion Festival 2018

This weekend QBAS was back up in Cooroy for the Cooroy Fusion Festival. Fairy Raine & Carleen Adorn painted 3 models to promote the Photography awards & display from the Australian Body Arts Festival – ABAF last month. Tim from Dreamcoat Photography joined us to capture our day & fantastic models

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Supanova Gold Coast – 2018

QBAS artists and models visited the Whoniverse on the Saturday, and Lord of The Rings on the Sunday (via a quick detour to take part in the Supanova parade). As usual they drew lots of attention and made quite a few new friends.

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Cirque de Christmas 2019

There was plenty of body painting during the year with Supanovas, competitions and of course artists’ own business projects but QBAS had not had a painting meeting. Christmas was the obvious theme, this time with a circus twist.

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Zodiac – June 2018

The June QBAS meeting carried the theme of the Zodiac. Our artists painted 11 signs of the zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Capricorn, Sagitarius, Aquarius, Pisces, Gemini, Virgo, Leo, Cancer onto 8 fabulous models.

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Pompadour Ball – Nov 2016

Our last Qld Body Artists Society meeting for the year 2016 (where did the time go?) was just a little one, November being such a busy month for everyone. However we still managed to create a stylish addition to any Pompadour Ball, don’t you think?

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Rusty and Forgotten – May 2016

For the May 2016 Queensland Body Artists Society meeting a few of us got together for a painting session to the theme “Rusty and Forgotten”. Photographer Shaun Gibbs joined us for the day to capture the final results.

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Jazz & Shiraz 2016

Qld Body Artists Society paints at Bloomhill Cancer Care fundraising event. A lot of fun was had with an audience that may not usually come this close and personal to body painted models.

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Art Beat 2016

As part of the Ipswich festival Art Beat showcases arts and crafts to the public, and once again Qld Body Artists added their bit of colour to the event. Once the stalls are packed up a street parade, lit with colourful lanterns provides the perfect stage for our models to bring their characters to life.

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Art Beat – Ipswich 2015

We entertained the public with live demonstration of body painting, then our models mingled with people and had lots of photos taken. Even the Ipswich Major joined in the fun. In the evening we joined the lantern parade, a lovely way to end a very colourful day.

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Supanova 2015

April 17 & 18 QBAS artists can be found at the Gold Coast Exhibition and Convention Centre painting characters for SUPANOVA 2015. Come visit our artists and models at Stall 51 (In the large warehouse where all the retailers are). http://www.supanova.com.au  

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Sandra Temple – QBAS Founder

http://SandraTempleBodyPainter.com http://SandraTemple.com  https://www.facebook.com/SandraTempleFineArt Body painting is not generally considered a fine art form, yet it is based on one of the earliest forms of artistic expression of man. It is with this in mind that Sandra has applied herself to promoting body painting, bringing it into the forefront as the…

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Anke Catesby – QBAS Co-Founder

http://AnkeCatesby.com http://ArtHappens.com.au http://Facebook.com/ArtHappensAnkeCatesby After many years of painting nudes on traditional surfaces, Anke’s art now happens ON bodies.  Working on a living canvas opens up a lot of possibilities, as well as challenges.

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Undead Dinner Party – Halloween 2013

“The Countess von Acrimosa invites you to share in an evening of Victorian splendour, to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of her dear Count’s staking ‘accident’. Dinner will be a formal affair held at Moments in Vintage, Northgate.” After all, just because you’re dead, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the finer…

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Diana Ormston

http://www.djodesignskidz.com/ https://www.facebook.com/DJODESIGNS Diana is a professional artist based in Brisbane, and has a very broad artistic range. She has over five years of experience with art projects, from the design and concept stage right through to completion. Diana’s projects include private, corporate and community projects, commissions and large events.

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Melanie Hughes

http://www.embellishfaceandbodyart.com.au https://www.facebook.com/EmbellishFaceandBodyArt The Face & Body Art began as a way to embrace the imaginations of her children and others that she was a Care Provider for. This has been an activity that Melanie has used to elaborate onto extended play with children. They always ask Melanie to paint them,…

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Cathy Bell

  A recent addition with a slightly darker edge, Cathy has a penchant for the gory and gruesome. Having learnt new skills through the Australian Costumers Guild, Adelaide Chapter, she now applies these diverse skills to the creation of her Cospaints, Zombie effects and body art.

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Lorraine Halse-Smith

  http://www.fairylane.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/FairyRaine https://www.facebook.com/ArtbyFairyRaine Lorraine is our resident Fairy, bringing delight to many children with her work. She is closely linked with many children’s charities, but also happily transforms faces at private and corporate events.

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Carleen Adorn

  http://www.adornfaceart.net/ https://www.facebook.com/AdornFaceArt/ Carleen has been face painting for over 6 years and never tires of seeing the joy in a child’s eyes when they look at themselves in the mirror after being painted.

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Robyn Janetzki

http://www.alwayswickedart.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Always-Wicked-Art/ Robyn is blessed to come from an amazingly creative family of Artists, Actors, Writers, Musicians and Scientists. She studied Facepainting, Body Art, Magic and Balloon Comedy from the many wonderful Instructors at the 2007 Wonder Down Under Convention in Melbourne.

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Ria Willering

  http://www.RiaWillering.weebly.com Ria has been credited with pioneering body painting in Australia and internationally. Over a 27 year span her living works of art have extended to television, major exhibitions and festivals.

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