This is NOT a Photo Manipulation! She is really blue! It’s called body paint and it takes HOURS!

Creative Team

Body Painting by Pamela Grieco
Hair by Ebony
Model is Raven West
Production Design is Shayla of Phantom Light Media

The body painting took probably around 5 hours!

Outfit was done by me and Shayla, I provided the jewelry. Post processing by me. Shayla gets credit for finding all the people who helped make this possible!


Something important to me, is to always try and maintain realism with my photos, that’s why the paint is real, the model is real, the setting is real. The only element here that’s obviously been changed is the eye color.

I realize not everyone likes Avatar and you could even say the Avatar “craze” has put people off of liking the movie. But I have something to say and that is, I believe any true artist should be able to at least appreciate the visual beauty that this movie has shown us.

© Jessica Walker 2010


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    RONI PHOTOGRAPHYover 4 years ago


  • Marlana Marry
    Marlana Marryover 4 years ago

    wow! that’s reali impressive!! where did u get the body paint? the time? an the talent?? :D

  • Lynsye Medalia
    Lynsye Medaliaover 4 years ago

    I still haven’t seen the movie and I NEED to! This is fantastic! I’ve always wanted to be covered in body paint, I’ll bet you had a blast with this!

  • You will love the movie, I’m pretty sure of it. ;)

    – PorcelainPoet

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 4 years ago

    Stunning work x

  • CLiPiCs
    CLiPiCsover 4 years ago

    Kicking work Jessica

    I wish I had the space / time to go for something along these lines

    love it

    Love ‘N’ Laughter Kriss

  • Rikki Woods
    Rikki Woodsover 4 years ago

    Quite gorgeous work!

  • paulscar
    paulscarover 4 years ago


  • Geoff Coleman - Conceptuals
    Geoff Coleman ...over 4 years ago

    Worth the effort though – she works particularly well against that background as well.

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasover 4 years ago


  • MelAncholyPhoto
    MelAncholyPhotoover 4 years ago

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