The World Bodypainting Festival (WBF) is the World's largest body painting event and Championship including different professional makeup categories such as special effects makeup, sponge and brush and airbrush, UV effects and face painting.
The 14th annual event was held at a new location in Pörtschach. The city of Pörtschach is located is located by the lake Wörthersee in Carinthia, the Southern part of Austria and can be reached within 15 minutes from the Klagenfurt airport.
Apart from attendees, sponsors and competitors many vendors from around the world gather at the Bodypainting festival to showcase their newest products including professional makeup supplies, special effects makeup, face painting supplies and airbrush tattoos.
This year, the festival attracted over 24,000 visitors. Professional makeup artists from 42 countries competed for the World Championship. Apart from body painting, the WBF brings art, music and different shows together making this a magical experience.
The event is a great opportunity to attend several different workshops including professional makeup, special effects makeup, airbrush makeup, sponge and brush face painting and airbrush tattoos.
This year the WBF kicked off with the WBF academy which is a great opportunity to see professional makeup artists from around the world in action while offering classes and demonstrations in different categories including professional makeup, face painting, airbrush body painting, special effects makeup, professional makeup, photography, airbrush tattoos and more. Virtually hundreds of participants attended the workshops and took classes from the world's best instructors.