Barbarella, some know the name, some know the film by heart and for some they have only see or heard the things it has influenced. The 1968 camp sci-fi film was a French-Italian production and was based on a French comic of the same name.
Costumes that involve bodypaint are tricky, because no matter how good the actual costume parts are, the paint job will make or break the whole thing. There’s a lot you have to keep in mind and a long list of things that can go wrong during the painting process – most of which I’ve learned from painful first hand experience! So with that being said, let’s see what you can learn from my foray into bodypainting.