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Dive into the world of an Award Winning Body Painter in this 236 page Hard Cover Art Book.
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My name is Paul Roustan. I’m a body painter. I paint on people and then I photograph them.

In 2015, I produced my first hard cover art book showcasing the first 10 years of my work. The book was a total success, with rave reviews and it even won best photography book at the Beverly Hills Book Awards. I could not have done this without people like YOU!

When I accomplished that life long dream, I thought, “Well, I made the book. What do I do now? Something else? Or just keep going?” And I decided to just keep going. And I’m so glad I did.

Here I am again, five years later, with more than enough content to make a whole new book. And, it’s already done! Ready to be printed and it’s beautiful! 

Here is the prototype proof.

The New Book
The New Book

It’s an exceptional coffee table ice breaker, at 236 pages, with over 90 body paintings shown in various angles, the hard cover book is jam-packed with inspirational imagery and creativity that will make you say, “Wow!”

In addition to that, I’m honored to say that it opens with a stunning foreword by the Queen of the Downtown scene herself, Patti Astor, New York City's famed FUN Gallery Curator who represented artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. 

Foreword by Patti Astor, "The Queen on the Downtown Scene"
Foreword by Patti Astor, "The Queen on the Downtown Scene"

After 5 years, I’ve become a much stronger photographer and more experienced body painter. The book is filled with so much more soul. It’s better than the first! 

I need YOUR help to bring it to life. If you enjoy my work, consider backing the project and receive a copy of your very own.


Additional Rewards 

Roustan 80s Synth Wave Skull Dove Shirt
Roustan 80s Synth Wave Skull Dove Shirt

Limited run Retro style t-shirt available in Men's and Women's shirt styles sized XS-2XL. Screen printed at the highest quality with 10 screens on soft durable form fitting NAVY BLUE shirts.

2015 Hardcover Book
2015 Hardcover Book

This 2015 Award Winning Hardcover book features:

• 290 pages, 9″ x 12″ hardcover format
   • Over 130 out of this world body paintings
   • 100 additional behind the scenes images and anecdotes
   • 5 step by step tutorials including FREE downloadable stencils

8" x 12" Limited Edition Kickstarter Print
8" x 12" Limited Edition Kickstarter Print

Limited Edition print only available on Kickstarter.


Choose one standard sized 16" x 24" print with the higher tier pledges. Will be shipped separately rolled in a tube.

"Moments: A Candid Look at Body Painting" Zine
"Moments: A Candid Look at Body Painting" Zine

Unique 2nd edition photo "zine" showcasing a candid glimpse into the unplanned, unposed moments during several body painting photo shoots.

Gaiter/Buff Bandana
Gaiter/Buff Bandana

Bonus Roustan Gaiter Bandana for higher tier pledges.


Los Angeles artist, Paul Roustan, is known for his work in body painting and photography. Winner of the North American Body Painting Championships, Roustan is recognized as one of the world’s leading body painters whose style combines traditional fine art, pop culture, and reflections of the contemporary world to create conceptually-based body painting. An alumn of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA 2002) Rhode Island School of Design (MAT 2006), Roustan’s career spans both the fine art and commercial worlds. His work has appeared on media including, Spike TV, The Game Show Network, Sabado Gigante, the Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Post, GQ, Playboy, Maxim, and galleries along the East and West coasts. His work has been acquired in over 200 private collections.

Risks and challenges

The production files for the book are COMPLETE! Funds simply need to be raised and printing needs to be finished.

The ONLY challenge will be delays in shipping. I have accommodated extra time in the delivery date to account for such delays.

I expect the books to ship sooner than estimated.

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