Question by Nikki: How to do body to canvas painting like in “Better Than Chocolate”?
I was just wondering if anyone knows how they did the “painting” scene in “Better Than Chocolate” where they painted eachother’s bodies and rolled on the canvas? What kind of paint did they use? Also, has anyone done this before and if you haven’t seen the movie, does anyone know how to do this? How do you paint the body and get it transferred to the canvas before the paint dried onto the skin?
I found an artstore that has “body paint”, would that work?
Answer by Angie
It should work for any slow drying paint — oil, latex, etc. Make sure that the paint doesn’t have any harmful materials that you might absorb through the skin. Probably non-toxic tempera is the safest, although very little tempera is art-quality.
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