Sometimes the results are cooler than you’d expect.
Sarah & Gunnar
One of the myths about being an artist is that you can create a work and sit back and reap the profits.
In reality you sit, and sit, and sit until you find yourself starving: a starving artist.
The truth is, if you hope to sell work, in addition to being an artist you have to become a marketer and sales person too. And you must hustle hard.
I'm definitely no natural salesman. So, I am constantly researching the business side of things. I regularly find myself acquiring information on's tremendous site ArtsyShark.
Coincidentally, she invited me for an interview on just these topics.
Check it out at the the link below (photo featuring)
Promoting a Body of Work | Artsy Shark
by Carolyn Edlund Artist Paul Roustan has developed an incredible body painting portfolio, and published a book this year about his work. I recently spoke with
Cerveza Victoria, Mexico’s original beer, put together this ad campaign celebrating the Catrina, and Dia de los Muertos. I was honored to do the body and face paint alongside the tremendous team that put this together including the talents of:
With over 500 copies sold, people have only been saying great things about my book!
It’s quite extraordinary!
It is the most talked about book on my coffee table.
I love this book! Big solid good looking book on the outside and even better on the inside.
This book is substantial, overflowing with gorgeous images.
This year's must have art book!
I didn't really expect to receive such a big book so packed with amazing & inspiring images. The quality is stunning.
See what they're talking about! Get your copy here!
The body paint industry mourns the loss of probably the most painted man in history. He collected almost every body painter I know, and transformed our work like no other.
I was able to paint him twice. I've never spent more time painting one torso.
He was a BIG man, with a HUGE heart, but just a body too small for his soul.
You will be missed…
Help me name this pic.
It's about a mother and daughter developing cabin fever three weeks in a fallout shelter after an nuclear blast.
The best name I could come up with is fallout fever
And yes, this is a real deal shelter complete with all the original items it housed since 1962.
Did you know that I go into full detail how I painted this SuperScar Bodypainting in my book?
You'll find this and 4 other complete step by step tutorials showing you all of my bodypaint techniques.
Learn more about it at: