Updated: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 04:45:00 GMT | By Sarah Hecks
World body painting festival 2013: Pictures

The world’s biggest body painting event



A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
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  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
  • A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival. (© REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
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The world’s biggest body painting festival took place in Austria this weekend. Artists from over 40 nations flocked to the picturesque shores of Lake Wörthersee in Klagenfurt to get their creative on. The contest had a night time award for the best UV paint effect, a world face-painting award, over 50 different workshop classes, demos and lectures and a special effects make-up class showcasing some serious works of art.

Click through our gallery above to see some of the amazing creations showcased at the event.

Please note this gallery contains some nudity

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