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Leaf McGowan offers a wide variety of face and bodypainting art and services. From personalized portfolio photoshoots to artistic calendars or from birthday parties to nightclubs, Bodypainting will enhance your look, costume, or event.

Leaf has been painting for over 11 years, learning the art from the infamous Fire Faery named Luna of Chicago spotlight. Ever since, he has been enhancing patrons, events, and festivals throughout the world. His live art has been performed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Australia, and throughout the United States. He has offered his art and services at various world festivals including Burning Man, Starwood, Faerieworlds, and Three Wishes Faerie Festival. His work has been seen at various nightclubs, fetish nights, bars, markets, festivals, fairs, private parties, and photoshoots. Most of his work is handpainted free-form artwork on flesh utilizing Mehron, Ben Nye, Wolfe, Acryllic, Cream, and his own custom made clay based tribal paints. He is available for hire at clubs, bars, fetish nights, festivals, private parties, calendars, and portfolio shoots. His rates are flexible and affordable. For Leaf McGowan's current availability, check here to see where he is currently painting in the world. Request a quote today.


Festivals, Events, Clubs, Bars and Markets: Leaf can attend as a vendor, staff, or as entertainer. Flat rates or per individual design can be charged. Private Portfolios: If you'd like to be painted and photographed, Leaf can come to your home or business, fully bodypaint you with requested theme or design, and take 25-50 digital photographs of you for your portfolio that he'll touch up in Photoshop for your use. This is charged at a flat rate of 50 an hour per person painted (USD/Euro/GBP - depending on location) including transportation reimbursement costs .25 c/p if within 5-50 mile/km from his current location. (.50 c/p for 51-100 mile/km from current location; and if over 100+ km/mile from current location - airfare or train transportation costs to your location.) Facepainting or Bodypainting at a Private Event or Party base rates can range from 50-100 (USD/Euro/GBP) an hour depending on scope of requested work (face and/or body) and estimated number of human canvases requested within each hour of the event.


Bodypainting Galleries on Flickr

Historic Galleries:
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June 27-29, 2014: Fairy Human Relations Congress, Twisp, WA

Zombie Bodypainting Event
"The Werks"
Denver, Colorado - 19 September 2010
Burning Man 2010:
Dreamtime Festival 2009

Beltania 2009
Apogaea 2009
Pregnancy 2009

Timeless New Years
Fetish Ball 2009
Burning Man 2008, Day 5
2008 Critical Tits Parade

Day 2: Burning Man 2008
Day 1: Burning Man
July 13th, 2008: -
Bodypainting at the Adrogyny
Ball @ the Underground

Apogaea 2008
Colorado Dark Arts Festival 2008
Fetish Friday at
the Underground Jan 2008

Starwood 2002 / Burning Man 2003

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