Alexa likes painting on people, and she does it really well. She likes a challenge too, so now she's started painting actress Sheila Vand in a bath of milk, and then photographing her before it all washes off.
Los Angeles-based artist Alexa Meade has made a name for herself by turing real people into walking, talking works of art. Using acrylic paints, she paints on the skin of human subjects in a way that optically flattens them into two-dimensional paintings.
Start with a line drawing. Use both light/airy lines and bold lines throughout sketch.Then use brush to dissolve those lines (ie. water brush) then use that pigment to shade, add contrast and bring line drawing to life.
Alexa Meade first started out by painting shadows of people. This is a painting of one of Alexa Meade's friends which was one of her first pieces. I love how she has used grayscale paints to really capture the shadows in the portrait