Joannie Atkins is a Dean's list graduate of the Tom Savini School of Special Effects in 2004 and first semester Makeup Artist Magazine entrant. Joannie has been a professional body painter since 2005. She started taking commissions by private photographer's and studios soon after graduation. She uses non toxic, cruelty free, cosmetic grade face paint and glitter for all face and body painting services.
Her inspiration comes from vibrant colors, the city of New Orleans, and its musical heritage. Whether she is painting a person's body, a child's face, or sculpting a clients cheek bones, inspiration comes from your personality, favorite color, a funny story , or a favorite animal. When doing body paint planning is paramount and, submission of references to the client, a sketch or a full color body drawing is included. Makeup is inspired by face shape, color, what you want to achieve.
Joannie's work has been featured at the Mississippi Museum of Art, The Mississippi Light Collective Show, Muses Body Paint Show at Artpool Gallery in St. Petersburg FL. Trashion Fashion Show for the Mississippi Crafts Guild a charity fashion show. Locally she has participated in events for Children's Hospital of New Orleans, North Shore Humane Society, and the Lang House of Mandeville.
As LGBTQ+ and Woman-Owned Entertainment Business it is important to hold to principles of being inclusive. Crescent City Face and Body Painting believe that Black Lives Matter, that trans folks are valid, and Love is Love. We also reserve the right to accept or reject clients at will. Copyright © 2022 crescentcityfaceandbodypainting - All Rights Reserved.