Gabriel Wickbold Inspired Shoot

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So this was the outcome of my fascination with Wickbold’s Sexual Colour series. I’m not sure what Wickbold used to cover his model and make him so blue, but I used some cheap acrylic paint and just painted it onto my models face. At first, I tried dribbling the paint down the face, and I didn’t have the facilities or equipment to throw it at my model; but that just looked way too boring. I then smudged the paint all over my models face, which gave me this outcome. I think what really draws you to this photo is the eyes, and I think the only reason that they look that way was because the paint had got into his eyes.

I know this isn’t the best photo, with it actually being 2 photos, but I just love the emotion that I caught in my models eyes. I would love to experiment more with paint now though, and I would defiantly go back to Wickbold’s work now that I have the equipment and facilities…

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