ABAA STATE FACE OFF CHAMPIONSHIPS are here again!!! This competition is via photo submission. Only one entry per person and one photo may be submitted. All entries must be in by Friday the 10th of March 2017.  This date has just been extended.

 

Entries must be posted on the Face Book group called

"ABAA Australian Body Art Awards & Conventions FORUM"  

Please request to join the group if you are not already a member.

You must state your full name when posting your entry and which State you are from.  Internationals please include your country.

 

Each State must have 15 entries to qualify except for Tasmania who need 10 to qualify. For the first time New Zealand has been invited to enter the competition.   NZ will need to submit 30 entries to qualify.  Painters from other countries can also submit entries. They will go under the heading of Internationals.  There must be at least 50 entries from internationals to qualify.  

 

NOTE that convention ticket prizes can be used in 2018 only in the case where the winners have already purchased a convention ticket.

 

Themes  & Winners for State Face Off Championships

National Winner - Taylor Courter

Victoria – Planting the Seed/s Taylor Courter

NSW & Canberra - The Natural Order Leilani Joyce Taufa
South Australia - The Circle of Life - Did not qualify
Western  Australia - The Birds and the Bees 
MollyMagit
Tasmania - Early Bird gets the worm Naomi Kniaz‎
Queensland & N.T. - Natural Selection Fran Catford

New Zealand - The grass seems greener on the other side.

Internationals - Nature's Wrath

State Face Off Championships 2017

Entries - scroll to bottom of page

Entries close Friday 10th of March 2017 - Extended

Entries must be posted on the Face Book group called

"ABAA Australian Body Art Awards & Conventions FORUM"

 

 

2017 Categories & Sponsors

AWARD WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON 15th of March

Award Categories are - Australian, New Zealand & International

 

Australian Category Prizes

 

  • National Australian State Face Off Winner (judged - please read criteria & rules below).

  • Prize - One ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - One Pre OR Post Convention Class valued at $195.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

 

  • One Lucky Draw prize - Australian Painters.

  • Prize - One ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

  • State Winners - (judged - please read criteria & rules below).

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for New South Wales State Winner - Sponsor The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au 

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for Western Australia State Winner - Sponsor The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for Victoria State Winner - Sponsor The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for South Australia State Winner - Sponsor The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for Tasmania State Winner - Sponsor  The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au

  • $50 Face Paints Aus products for Queensland State Winner - Sponsor The Looney Bin  www.looneybin.com.au

  • Prize - Each State Winner - ABAA Network membership, valued at $45.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

 

  • Most Popular in each State of Australia.

  • Prize - $35 Voucher for each State. One Sponsor 6 x $35 vouchers

  • Sponsor - Face Paints online www.facepaintsonline.com.au

 

 

 

  • Australian Painters only - Voting prizes - One will receive.  (lucky draw prize for voting)

  • Prize - Value $140 Sponsor - One full-size online face and body painting course of your choice

  • from Juicy Body Art  http://juicybodyart.teachable.com/

  • Prize - ABAA Professional Face/Body Painters Network Membership (1 year) Sponsor - The Australian Body Art Awards

 

New Zealand Category Prizes

Winner

  • Prize - One ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

New Zealand Lucky draw prize

  • Prize - One ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

International Category Prizes

Winner

  • Prize - One ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art awards

 

3 International Lucky Draw Prizes

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

 

Voting Instructions - Voting starts on 11th March and ends at midnight 14th of March 2017

Only Australian Painters can vote for the most popular in each state.

  • HOW TO VOTE FOR THE MOST POPULAR STATE ENTRY Imp., please read carefully......This voting DOES NOT contribute to the National and State winners award. Those awards are judged and have a judging criteria with a point system that can be viewed on the ABAA web site. For those who participate in the voting there is a lucky draw prize -  This is how it works:- Any Face/Body Painter in The Australian Body Art Awards & Face/Body Painting Convention FACE BOOK GROUP can vote but it CANNOT be for anyone in your own State

 

  • Victoria votes for Western Australia

  • Western Australia votes for NSW  (not South Aus as it did not qualify)

  • South Australia votes for Tasmania

  • Tasmania Votes for NSW

  • NSW votes for Queensland

  • Queensland votes for Victoria
     

  • EMAIL YOUR VOTE TO ABAAnetwork@hotmail.com
    With your name & State and the name of the person and State they are from.

 

Judging Criteria

Face Painting Categories - Brush & Sponge ONLY
CREATIVITY -  Idea  (uniqueness of the idea),  Originality, Use of Colour (not how many colours!)  & Composition of the work as well as overall impression - 1 to 30points
THEME - Interpretation of theme (expression of theme & uniqueness of interpretation) - 1 to 30 points
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE - Quality, (line work & blending etc), Technique, Degree of difficulty - 1 to 40 points
TOTAL of 100 points

 

Face Painting Rules (Brush & Sponge ONLY)

Rules may be amended at any time for clarification.

Set out in this document are the rules for the ABAA State Face Off Championships.

Breaking the rules will result in a reduction of points or disqualification depending on the severity of the breach.  The Artist must work alone (assistant not permitted) and the Face Painting must be done by the person submitting the photo. In addition, the work must be original.  Ie not copied from someone elses design.  Additional rules are -


•The Artist may include the upper chest and neck in their design BUT NOT THE SHOULDERS.  Please remember though that it is a Face Painting competition and therefore a substancial amount of the work should be on the face.

 

• Entry is via photo submission and must be posted on The Australian Body Art Awards & Face/Body Painting Convention FACE BOOK GROUP. Please send Maria Mormile Abaa a friend request if you are not already in this group and you will be added.

 

•No attachments, stencils or tracing allowed.  In addition the use of a ruler is NOT permitted, even for measuring.  Stencils include any instrument that will guide the placement of the paint.  For example using the hand as a stencil on the body to  outline the shape or to create an imprint of a hand is not permitted.

 

•Glitter is permitted but not liquid bling.

 

• Any images painted must not be in breach of copyright laws.  While  many images are used as references, care must be
taken not to reproduces images that are a copy of someone elses artwork.

 

•There is no time frame.

 

•Only professional Face & Body Painting products (including only cosmetic glitter) may be used on the face/body.

 

•The Face Painting does not have age restrictions.

 

•The judges decision is final.

 

•All work will be published by The Australian Body Art Awards on the ABAA web site.  The Australian Body Art Awards has the right to use them for any future advertising and promotional purposes.

 

The following is a list of things allowed in Brush and Sponge
•Sponges are allowed.
•Decorative head wear is allowed, including hats.  Decorative headwear should be an extension of the face or body painting.  It should not cover the face or the body.
•False Eyelashes
•Wigs and false hair (for the head only)
•Glitter permitted but not liquid bling.

 

The following is a list of things NOT ALLOWED  in Brush and Sponge
•Airbrushing is NOT allowed.
•Attachments of any kind are NOT permitted. NO CRYSTAL DIAMONDS.

 

 

Pledge as little as $2.00 to send the

ABAA Body Artist of the Year to

The World Body Painting Festival to compete in July 2017.  

This is our chance as a team of Aussie painters to make a fellow Artist's dream come true.  The target is $2,000. 

Click on the photo to make your pledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Winner - Taylor Courter

Victoria – Taylor Courter

NSW & Canberra - Leilani Joyce Taufa
South Australia - Did not qualify
Western  Australia - MollyMagit
Tasmania - Naomi Kniaz‎
Queensland & N.T. - Fran Catford

 

Voted Most Popular in each State

Victoria - Jules Di Peitro

NSW - Sammie Bolas

Queensland - Uliana Slinko

Western Australia - Courtney Hollins

Tasmania - Naomi Kniaz

 

Voting Prize - Lara Jonota

Lucky draw prize - Free Convention Ticket Uliana Slinko

New South Wales Entries

 

ENTRIES - QUALIFIED!

Tasmania

Rep - Julie Swanston

10 ENTRIES required - Qualified!

Victoria

15 ENTRIES required -Qualified!

Queensland & N.T. 

 

15 ENTRIES required  - Qualified

Western Australia

 

15 ENTRIES required -Qualified

South Australia 

Rep - Lorna Nickels

15 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

maria@glamourbodyart.com

0407 627 427