The Human Canvas

Book details

"The human body is the most beautiful thing to us, both inside and out." - Nick & Brian Wolfe

Inside the Magical World of Bodypainting

From fine art to fashion and from advertising to competition, the world of bodypainting is vast and beautiful. WithThe Human Canvas you will get front row seats to the pageantry of mind-blowing images from accomplished artists around the world. Many of these artists have won the coveted championship at the World Bodypainting Festival and every one holds a special place within this secret, joyful world of creativity and art. With gorgeous images and inside peeks into the minds and processes of the artists, this book will inspire and amaze you.

This book was inspired by the World Champion artists Brian Wolfe, who succumbed in his fight against pancreatic cancer in October 2013. A portion of the proceeds from this project will go to support Brian Wolfe's wife and young daughter.

About the Author

Karala Barendregt has worked in the bodypainting industry since 1999. She has worked for the World Bodypainting Association for six years representing the association at conventions and events in over 15 countries. She is the author of two self-published volumes, Bringing Bodypainting to Life and Body Art Fashion Expression in the Spotlight.


Karala Barendregt