Body Painting

Jan Tana and the Arnold Classic Festival are excited to announce the first annual Jan Tana Arnold Classic Body Painting Revolution.

This spectacular event is attracting the most brilliant body painting artists from around the world, to Columbus, Ohio vying for $5,000 in cash.

You will find it fascinating to watch The Body Painting Revolution. The world’s top body painters, including artists from the TV Show Skin Wars, will have six hours to transform a model into a Living Piece of Art, created in a fitness theme.

Jan Tana, The International Tanning Specialist, will be among the judges along with the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger!

Robin Slonina, producer and judge on the hit TV Series “Skin Wars” is on our expert panel of judges.  Also on the panel are Scott Fray and Madelyn Greco, the most highly awarded bodypainting artists in history, winning all five World Championship Titles in five categories.

Other Body Painting Experts John Vargas, deemed the “new master of pin-up art” by Good Morning America and World Champion Nick Wolfe, founder of Wolfe Face Art & FX are also a part of the judging panel. 

Men, women and children will find something to enjoy during this entertaining event!

Learn the art of face and body painting and experience what paint feels like on your skin. Volunteer to be a model for the live Body Painting Jam Sessions.

See how easy it is to create temporary tattoos and find out if you have artistic abilities that can make you money! Walk away with a new opportunity that will be both fun and profitable.

This captivating event will be the favorite spot for all Arnold Classic spectators as they watch art being created on a “Living Canvas.”

If you are interested in participating in the Body Painting Jams as a Painter, Painter’s Assistant, or want to be a “Live Canvas” send an email to

Body Painting Artists who wish to compete click HERE.

Experienced athletes / models wanting to participate, click HERE.

Click HERE for photographer requests for the Body Painting Revolution.

For Information on Sponsoring the Body Painting Revolution or other questions on participating send an email to

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