Bee Honeycomb Neck Art Body Paint & Facepainting by Bath face painter Bristol body artist

Jan 2015

This was an idea for something a publication asked for that didn’t get used in the end, and I forgot to put it up until now.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook eye bpc

The tiny paper eyelashes inspired me as well as all the awful warnings about bee deaths due to pesticides etc – without bees so many crops won’t get pollinated, its a huge problem.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook main bee bpc

This was mainly done with Cameleon paints,

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook up bpc

by brush & sponge application.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook side bpc

Then using the glitter tattoo glue & freehand application bottles I sell, I added some details and outlines,

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook twist bpc

and coated them in Kryolan & Facade cosmetic glitters.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook shoulder bpc

With the same cosmetic adhesive,

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook look up bpc

I glued small flat-backed pearls into the flower centres.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook look r bpc

Lastly I added black pearls for the bee eyes.

Huge thanks to Model Mel, and to DR Cook Photography

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook grin bpc

Bees are so important!

Look up tips on plants you can grow to help them, don’t buy or use pesticides and check how fruit/ veg you buy has been grown.

Bee neck bodypaint on Mel by Cat pics DR Cook crop bpc

Video here

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