Body Art

Body painting is a fascinating art form on living canvas imbued with aesthetic experience.

This versatile and interactive art form is an entertaining and fun addition to any event. It makes for an unforgettable experience, and is a sure way to impress and mesmerize!


Take your event to the next level - showcase body painting at fashion shows, nightclubs, festivals, theatre, restaurants, fundraisers, photo shoots and much more. The attention you will draw with body painting is also ideal for advertising any product or company, trade shows, art shows, commercials and other high profile promotional events.


Don’t have a special occasion? Then go ahead and make one!

Melanie also offers body painting for private parties and photo shoots. Ignite your passion and get in touch with your wild side!

Belly paintings are also offered for Mom's-To-Be whether your are a first timer or want to create forever memories for any of your pregnancies.  This is a wonderful way to create beautiful, long lasting memories of this very special and unique milestone of your life.

Want to stand out at the club or show off something really unique at a masquerade ball or costume party? Costume Body Art is Melanie's specialty, so make an enquiry and collaborate together.


Body Painting along with other makeup techniques can be used to enhance an outfit for a themed party, or to complete an awesome Halloween costume. It's show stopping and eye catching! If you’re stuck for creative ideas, leave it up to Melanie to use her creative abilities.  She will collaborate with you and design an amazing custom look specifically for you. The possibilities are endless!


*All body paint used is high quality, non-toxic, hypoallergenic and feels weightless on the skin. Professional, high quality service is guaranteed.

Melanie loves to challenge and grow in her creative abilities, which is why she enjoys competing as it pushes her outside of her comfort zone.  In competitions there are strict guidelines the artist must adhere to and Melanie also makes sure she attends industry conventions and professional training workshops with world renowned artists to grow beyond her current skill set.  Melanie's philosophy is 'We learn something new every day'.


Body Painting Services


Melanie Hughes @ Embellish Face and Body Art creates a Cosplay body art design with headpiece for Pent UpGlamour Event @ Zuri Bar presenting 'Wild Earth'. Photography care of Natator Photography.  This 'Wild Earth' design features flowers, feathers, wings, scales and fur.

- Free consultation
- Development of a concept based on the event’s theme
- Reproduction services (logos, custom images or brands)
- Live body art and/or Costume Body Art
- Can provide own models for events
- Providing additional body painters for events


Branding and promotions * Corporate events * Benefit nights & fund raisers * Fashion shows * Photographers’ portfolios * Models’ portfolios * Private parties and functions * Kids parties * Movie launches * Themed events * Festivals * Commercials * Sports events * Club events * Music events * The film festival * Halloween * Video clips * Album covers * Magazine covers * Sales Promotions

Services have been provided for:

Melliimoo, Melanie Hughes, Brisbane Body Art, Body Artist, Body Art, Body Painting, Embellish Face and Body Art, Lost Movements, Danielle DArcy
Body Artist, Melanie Hughes @ Embellish Face and Body Art, competes at the Australian Body Art Festival in Eumundi in 2013, winning Runner Up in the Brush and Sponge Body Painting category.  This design is a tribute to Australian author Bryce Courtenay. This design revolves around his titles such as 'Jack of Diamonds' which was launched the same year he passed away.  Becoming one of his best sellers.  On the back of model Naomi Luck is a portrait of Bryce Courtenay.  The Headpiece has elements which are created from pages of his books.  Some of the Book Titles are 'Fortune Cookie', 'Tommo and Hawk', 'Jessica', 'April Fool's Day', 'Solomons Song', 'Matthew Flinders' Cat'
Brisbane Body Artist Melanie Hughes wins first place award at the Queensland Face and Body Art Championships, 2014.  QFABAC are affiliated with the Australian Body Art Awards which is supported by the World Bodypainting Festival.
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