This Artist Uses The Human Body As A Canvas For His Black Light Art
See the world in a whole new light.
John Poppleton uses UV body paint to create scenes of nature and space, and then brings them to life under a black light.
Poppleton told BuzzFeed, "It actually started out as just black light photography."
"Black light and UV-reactive paints make the painting become the light source, thereby making it look realistic."
"Painting a sunset, for example, under black light is like witnessing a real sunset," said Poppleton.
"You’re literally painting with light, and when that painting is on a person, it’s as if the light is inside of them shining out."
While his work mostly features nature and the cosmos, he's also explored other themes.
Here's a glimpse into his technique:
And the finished product!
You can head over to Poppleton's Facebook page to check out more of his work.
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