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::: WB Academy :::

Klagenfurt: 24 - 30 July 2017

at the World Bodypainting Festival in Austria
Choose within 4 days from more than 60 different Workshops. You can book all individual or with the best deal the 4 days WB Academy Pass for € 419


France: Classic Bodypainting Workshop, 3 - 5 July 2017

We are happy to announce the next programs in France. For SLA Paris we are hosting in July a 3 days program.  A one day master class  and a 2 Days Hands on Bodypainting workshop with Master Bodypainting Artist Bella Volen. Come and learn the rythm of colours. 

Cleidoscope by Bella Volen

wbacademy speech 3rd July 2017:  1 Day Master Class

Bella Volen Bird 

Time: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Availability: wbf academy green
Costs: € 70 Booking via the Online Shop

One of the powerful sides of painting skills are the illusion of different structures. The demonstration painting will be a mix of different elements.

Focus & Activities:
  • Painting fabric as structure (example jeans element)
  • Painting fabric as falling material- fabric crease
  • Fruits
  • Glass
  • Animal
  • Human eyes
  • Universe, Stars
  • Plants, Flowers
  • Abstract brush strokes
  • Camouflage as an element

We will also speak about

  • The different kinds of bodypainting (how to use them, differences)
  • The work with the model, what to take care of, how to prepare them, where and how to start with the painting
  • The element time: How to plan the work, how the paint changes after hours and also the paint and different temperature.

 wbacademy brush 4th & 5th July 2017:  2 Days Hands on intense class

bella volen realism1 bella volen realism4

Time:  daily from 10:00am - 05:00pm
Availability: wbf academy green
Costs: € 350 - 390 Booking via the Online Shop

Content Part 1

As you cannot write a god poem without basic language and grammar skills it is not possible to create a perfect Bodypainting without knowing the basic techniques to be able to unfold your creative Potential. Painting on a human body is completely different than on a canvas or sketch block. It already starts in the design phase where there are many differences..

Focus & Activities:
  • Historical backgrounds
  • Different techniques
  • Science of colour
  • Getting in touch with the different materials
  • Design of Motives / drawing exercises
  • Concepts of a Bodypainting

Content Part 2

Step by Step Guide to a first own Bodypainting. After a short theoretical introduction all participants realise a Bodypainting on the Model. We will speak about the colors as brands and quality, the brushes, the colors as a choice and effect on our brain and perception, the color systems and why are they so important for every artist.

Focus & Activities:
  • Human proportions
  • Tools (Brushes and colours)

Content Part 3

On this day you will learn how to deal with lights, shadows and perspective, through a easy system for everyone. We will combine realistic images from nature mixed with abstract brush strokes and patters.

Focus & Activities:
  • Backgrounds
  • Objects
  • Hands on
To Bring:
  • Sketch blocks
  • Pens, Paper,
  • inspiring pictures / Portraits
  • Brush set
  • 1 Model per participant from 2:00 pm