2012 Transformations — Face Painting Gallery

by Christopher Agostino

Faces, and a few bodypaintings, from 2012. Mostly by me and some by our company members.With the exception of the bodypainting models, all of these are photos of regular people painted at events around New York. The photos are arranged by name, rather than chronologically, so this year it starts with aliens and ends up with zebras and zombies. The names I give designs help me sort and find them, and also help me remember new ideas while I’m working. It’s very rare these days that I ask someone what they want to be before I paint them. Almost always I’m surprising them, which means I need to have lots of my own ideas ready, so I bring a list of names  as a reminder of design concepts. And it’s very helpful to have a name for what you’ve just turned somebody into, especially when you are being inventive. Part of the fun of surprising someone is talking to them about what they are becoming to build the anticipation, giving them the story.

2012_slideshowTitle

Click here for the slideshow:  2012 Transformations Video  music by Jeremy Agostino

The 2012 Transformations Gallery:

click on the photos to see the names of the images

2012_slideshowTitleface_painting_aesop_millerdonkey__storyface_121207_agostinoartsface_painting_aesop_millerdonkey1a_storyface_121219_agostinoartsface_painting_aesop_millerdonkey2a_storyface_121219_agostinoarts
face_painting_alien3eye_121023_agostinoartsface_painting_alien3eye_aqplus_120916_agostinoartsface_painting_alien3eyes_120107_agostinoartsface_painting_alienmouthmonster_120510_agostinoarts
face_painting_alienoneeye_120503_agostinoartsface_painting_amazingface1_121128_agostinoartsface_painting_amazingface2_121128_agostinoartsface_painting_amazingface3_121128_agostinoarts
face_painting_astronautonmoon_120923_agostinoartsface_painting_baldhead_dinosaur_120422_agostinoartsface_painting_balletdancegirl_120810_agostinoartsface_painting_bigsanta_121215_agostinoarts
face_painting_birdloose_12060_agostinoartsface_painting_birdmask_120620_agostinoartsface_painting_bluebird_aqplus_120916_agostinoartsface_painting_cavepainting1_120509_agostinoarts
face_painting_chagallchicken1_120421_agostinoartsface_painting_chagallmagicchicken_121231_agostinoartsface_painting_comet_120603_agostinoartsface_painting_crocodilehelmet_girl_120604_agostinoarts
face_painting_dali_skull1_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_dali_skull3_120509r_agostinoartsface_painting_dancing_keithharing_121111_agostinoartsface_painting_dancingamongthestars_121020_agostinoarts
face_painting_degas_ballet1_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_degas_ballet3_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_demonholdingeyes_121006_agostinoartsface_painting_deraindancer_face_120422_agostinoarts
face_painting_deraindancer_monetcolors_121023_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_calpulligroup_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrina_121209_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrina_costumeb_121209_agostinoarts
face_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrina_purple1_121006_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrina2_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrinaanddeath_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrinapink121104_agostinoarts
face_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrinapurpleflower121104_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrinaskull_121023_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_lacatrinayellow_121104_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_laenamorada_121209_agostinoarts
face_painting_diadelosmuertos_lamadre_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_mexibutoh1_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_mexibutoh2_121206_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_skeleton_bymiguel_121104_agostinoarts
face_painting_diadelosmuertos_skeletoncouple1_121104_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_skeletongraveyardflowers_121104_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_skeletonsblackandwhite_121104_agostinoartsface_painting_diadelosmuertos_skullinflower_121104_agostinoarts
face_painting_diadelosmuertos_sugarskull_bymiguel_121104_agostinoartsface_painting_dinosaurasteroid_120603_agostinoartsface_painting_dodgeball_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_dragonalien_120818_agostinoarts
face_painting_dragonimage_aqplus_120916_agostinoartsface_painting_dragonmask_120610_agostinoartsface_painting_elephantprincess_120810_agostinoartsface_painting_fireworksnewyork_120923_agostinoarts
face_painting_flamencodance_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_football-thecatch_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_football-thepass_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_frankenstorm2a_121028_agostinoarts
face_painting_girlamongstars1_121013_agostinoartsface_painting_girldancingonherface_a120614_agostinoartsface_painting_girlflowersgardensmile_120908_agostinoartsface_painting_girlflyingkite_120923_agostinoarts
face_painting_girlingarden1_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_girlridinghorse2_121006_agostinoartsface_painting_girlskippingthroughflowers_120303_agostinoartsface_painting_girlswimmingwithdolphins_120129_agostinoarts
face_painting_goblin_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_group1a_show_120615_agostinoartsface_painting_h&t_head_phil1_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_h&tface2_120519_agostinoarts
face_painting_hero_l_ironman_120620_agostinoartsface_painting_horsesunsetcowgirl_120510r_agostinoartsface_painting_insaneclownzombie_121023_agostinoartsface_painting_irabakidemon_storyface_121110_agostinoarts
face_painting_jaguarhelmet_120825_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_angel_june 2012 40_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_astronaut_june 2012 50_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_dancinginthestreets_ny_2012 face painting 25_agostinoarts
face_painting_jenn_girlwithsmile_2012 face painting 27_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_lionheadgiraffes_2012_100_0577_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_snake_june 2012 9_agostinoartsface_painting_jenn_zebrahead_2012 zebra frontview_agostinoarts
face_painting_jenn_zebrahead_2012_zebra backview_agostinoartsface_painting_kingkong_120923_agostinoartsface_painting_klee_bluenile2_121111_agostinoartsface_painting_kleelandscape_back1_kryolan_120525_agostinoarts
face_painting_kleelandscape_face2_kryolan_120525_agostinoartsface_painting_kleelandscape_front1_kryolan_120525_agostinoartsface_painting_leopardsleeping1_philpntg_120413_agostinoartsface_painting_lichtenstein_grrrrrr1_120509_agostinoarts
face_painting_lion_dreamofafrica_120428_agostinoartsface_painting_lion_forehead2_120428_agostinoartsface_painting_lion_looseacross_120428_agostinoartsface_painting_lion_roarforeheadswirl_120428_agostinoarts
face_painting_lion_swirlhalf_120428_agostinoartsface_painting_lionking_120330_group1_img_1096_agostinoartsface_painting_lionking_120330_lion1_img_1095_agostinoartsface_painting_littleangels_121202_agostinoarts
face_painting_lizards_aqplus_120915_agostinoartsface_painting_locust_120621_agostinoartsface_painting_lz_pntgtropical1_120615_fromaureliamonnier_agostinoartsface_painting_lz_pntgwitchmouth_121007_agostinoarts
face_painting_m-britt_balletshoes_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_brooklynmonster_bybritt_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_choreography_bybritt_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_dancingskeleton_bybritt_121027_agostinoarts
face_painting_m-britt_flyingwallendas_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_hiking_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_horsebackriding_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_octopus_bybritt_121028_agostinoarts
face_painting_m-britt_swinging_bybritt_120930_fromguest_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_unicycle_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_yoga_bybritt_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_m-britt_yogahandstand_bybritt_120930_agostinoarts
face_painting_maoritribal_120609_agostinoartsface_painting_maskdesign_worldpeace+mindcontrol_120507_agostinoartsface_painting_matisse_bluerunner2_120606_agostinoartsface_painting_matisse_dream2_121111_agostinoarts
face_painting_matisse_goldfish_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_matisse_goldfish3_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_medusa_121027_agostinoartsface_painting_milkyway_120603_agostinoarts
face_painting_monet_venice_121111_agostinoartsface_painting_monetsunsetvenice_120303_agostinoartsface_painting_monsterattack_121006_agostinoartsface_painting_moonandsun_120504_agostinoarts
face_painting_mouthmonster_121008_agostinoartsface_painting_newtonapplefalling_120212_agostinoartsface_painting_nightbird_120604_agostinoartsface_painting_nightqueenvampire_120810_agostinoarts
face_painting_nubatwofaces_120303_agostinoartsface_painting_nubawarrior_120707_agostinoartsface_painting_octopus_120909_agostinoartsface_painting_okeeffe_abstract1_120509_agostinoarts
face_painting_parrot_shoulder_121117_agostinoartsface_painting_parrot1eye_120903_agostinoartsface_painting_peacock_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_peacockbodystory_back_danceruv1_120524_agostinoarts
face_painting_peacockbodystory_back_peacockdancera_120524_agostinoartsface_painting_peacockbodystory_facepeacock1_120524r_agostinoartsface_painting_peacockbodystory_facesungoddess1_120524r_agostinoartsface_painting_picasso_doramaar1_120509_agostinoarts
face_painting_picasso_doramaar3_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_picasso_doramarr_120805_agostinoartsface_painting_polarbear_christmastree_121221_agostinoartsface_painting_ravenstealssun_120923_agostinoarts
face_painting_rivera_flowerday3_120509_agostinoartsface_painting_rockefellercenter_iceskating_121128_agostinoartsface_painting_rocketblastoff_120212_agostinoartsface_painting_rocketblastoff_120923_agostinoarts
face_painting_runningonthebeach_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_santaface_121221_agostinoartsface_painting_santagivingpresent_121221_agostinoartsface_painting_santaovercity_121221_agostinoarts
face_painting_santasky_121221_agostinoartsface_painting_saraswati_1_kryolan_120524_agostinoartsface_painting_saraswati_120524a_tomledfordimg4911r_agostinoartsface_painting_saraswati_120524b_tomledfordimg4910r_agostinoarts
face_painting_saraswati_smileb_120524c_agostinoartsface_painting_skeletonmouth_120129_agostinoartsface_painting_skullwithfigurea_bylz_120413_agostinoartsface_painting_snakemouth_120503_agostinoarts
face_painting_snakemouth_120812_agostinoartsface_painting_snakepriestess_120604_agostinoartsface_painting_spiritmask_turquoise_120714_agostinoartsface_painting_spiritmaskdancer_120421_agostinoarts
face_painting_spirtmaskdancertwo_120421_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfaces_lichi_2012.09.28_oldtimey.070_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfaces_lichi_2012.09.28_oldtimey.073_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfaces_lichi_2012.09.28_oldtimey.074_agostinoarts
face_painting_storyfacesshow_shark_whiteplains120709_dsc00892_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfacesshow_whiteplains120709_jaguarhelmet_img_0462_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfacesshow_whiteplains120709_kingofcats_meow_dsc00864_agostinoartsface_painting_storyfacesshow_whiteplains120709_spiritmask_img_0385_agostinoarts
face_painting_sunflower_vangogh_120510_agostinoartsface_painting_sunflowers_120909_agostinoartsface_painting_sunflowersmile_121013_agostinoartsface_painting_sungoddess_120303_agostinoarts
face_painting_swimmingwithshark_120930_agostinoartsface_painting_tennis1_120825_agostinoartsface_painting_tennisgirl_bylz_120817_agostinoartsface_painting_thearmofthedemon_121028_agostinoarts
face_painting_theeyeandarmofthedemon_121028_agostinoartsface_painting_tigerescape_120624_agostinoartsface_painting_tigerleapingup_120604_agostinoartsface_painting_tribal_bird_pinkmask2_120602_agostinoarts
face_painting_tribal_elephant_120602_agostinoartsface_painting_tribal_horse_120602_agostinoartsface_painting_tribal_mask_lines_120602_agostinoartsface_painting_tribal_spiritmask_blue_omari_120602_agostinoarts
face_painting_tribal_spiritmask_orange2_120602_agostinoartsface_painting_tribalsnake_triangles_121006_agostinoartsface_painting_tropicalsunset_120818_agostinoartsface_painting_tropicalsunset2_121006_agostinoarts
face_painting_turtle__aqplus_120915_agostinoartsface_painting_turtlesmile_120805_agostinoartsface_painting_twocatgirls_120825_agostinoartsface_painting_uv_gatoreatingjose_1_horizontal_120526aa_agostinoarts
face_painting_uv_gatoreatingjose_2_120526a_agostinoartsface_painting_uv_gatoreatingjose_3_white1_120526_agostinoartsface_painting_vampire_nightqueen_120620_agostinoartsface_painting_vampireattack_120608_agostinoarts
face_painting_vampirebite_spooky_120512_agostinoartsface_painting_vangogh_starrynight1_120413_agostinoartsface_painting_vangogh_starrynight2_120413_agostinoartsface_painting_vangogh_starrynight3_kryolan1_120527_agostinoarts
face_painting_vangogh_starrynight4_kryolan2c_120527_agostinoartsface_painting_vangogh_starrynight5_kryolan_120527c_agostinoartsface_painting_volcano_120603_agostinoartsface_painting_werewolfattack_121008_agostinoarts
face_painting_werewolfchasinggirl12_121007_agostinoartsface_painting_werewolfmoon_120503_agostinoartsface_painting_withmychildren_120930r_agostinoartsface_painting_worldmaskgroup_girlscouts_120107_agostinoarts
face_painting_yogaforchildren_crow_totocullen_120628_046_agostinoartsface_painting_yogaforchildren_eagle_totocullen_120628_099_agostinoartsface_painting_yogaforchildren_locust_totocullen_120628_472_agostinoartsface_painting_yogaforchildren_lzpntg1_totocullen_120628_150_agostinoarts
face_painting_yogaforchildren_turtle_totocullen_120628_072_agostinoartsface_painting_zombie_120721_agostinoartsface_painting_zombie_brains_120510_agostinoartsface_painting_zombiegiraffe_120604_agostinoarts
face_painting_zombiewalking_120606_agostinoartsface_painting_zzebras1_close2_120526_agostinoartsface_painting_zzebras2_2_120526_agostinoartsface_painting_zzebras3_back3_120526_agostinoarts
face_painting_zzebras4_capntg_fotofrombethanie_120526_agostinoarts

 

 

Enhanced by Zemanta

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>