Pickler & Ben

May 2018

I was a guest on the Pickler & Ben show to discuss how I had one of the coolest jobs in the world. Here's the segment.


Trading Clothes for Body Paint

August 2016

I was asked to replicate the clothes that Julie walked in with for BuzzFeed. Did people notice she was wearing body paint when she walked around L.A.?? The video has over 33 million views already on YouTube - their most watched video of 2016. Thanks to the amazing Buzzfeed team that put this together.

Steam Blade

October 2019

A video of my Steam Blade body painting on model Ruby Lee at the EBA booth at IMATS 2019. Video by Kid Giant Films.


January 2019

Model Ruby Lee sports one of my body painted monster heads in the Buzzfeed video,

"I Got My Body Painted Like a Monster"


2015 NY Body Painting Day

Mashable used my body paint design as the lead in to cover an amazing story on the 2015 NY Bodypainting Day - which I was honored to be a part of. 


I Wore Body Paint Instead Of Clothes In The City

Dec 2016

I was asked to body paint stand up comedian, Erik Escobar for BuzzFeed to see how people would react to an almost naked painted man walking around in L.A.

New York Daily News

Naked Models Become Art for

NY Body Painting Day 2015

While at NY Bodypainting Day, I was interviewed by Cat Sandoval for the NY Daily News about body painting as an art form. 

Click on an image below to read more.

Geeky Freaky Cover
My Mad Max Fury Road design made the cover of the debut issue of Geeky Freaky Magazine.
LA Weekly 2017
Pashur's body painting work at Son of Monsterpalooza event is showcased on the LA Weekly website.
Monster Party Shout Out
Thanks to the incredible shout out that Monster Party gave me at the end of their podcast, "Thriller or Horror" (episode 99)
Music Art Magazine - Depeche Art
Music Mag Article did an article on me and my Depeche Mode theme re-imagined album covers. Check out the article here...
Flame On - Film Festival Winner
The Music Video "Flame On" by Daniel Ash - that I worked on - won Best Music Video at the L.A. International Underground Film Festival. It was also the Official Selection of the Other Venice Film Festival and Australia's Fantastic Planet Film Festival, as well as a Finalist in the 2017 Shriekfest Film Festival.
Suburban Cowboy
Check out the body painting I did in the film, Suburban Cowboy.
Luenell - Penthouse
I body painted comedic actress Luenell for Penthouse Magazine's 2017 April Fool's Edition.
Sandbar Grand Prize
Oct 2016 - Pashur's Body Painting Wins Grand Prize
Pashur's Phoenix body painting took home grand prize at the Sandbar Sports Grill Body Painting Contest in Key West, FL.
Make-Up International Magazine #3
My body painting artwork is showcased inside (not on the cover)  issue 3 of Make Up International Magazine, a stunning publication by industry leader Kryolan! You can pick up a issue or you  can download the digital issue for only $10.00 USD on the Kryolan website.
2016 Roscoes Body Paint Award
My Phoenix body painting design won the 2016 Roscoes Body Painting contest!
M83 at Bonnaroo 2016
June 2016 - The band M83 posted this picture of one of my UV face designs that I painted on concert goer Rachel at the Smirnoff booth Bonnaroo.
Gibraltar Chronicle
In May 2016 I was a special guest at the Gibraltar Body Painting Festival.
The local paper, The Chronicle, wrote about me and featured some of work in progress in the article.
Portugal TV
In April 2016 I was a special guest on the most popular show in Portugal, Voce na TV. On the show I body painted the lovely model Sofia Raquel in a corset to help promote body painting as an art form. I didn't speak Portuguese, so I just painted away while my new friend Dora Fontana did all the talking.
Chronicle Live
Newcastle UK - April 10, 2016

Check out this article by Hannah Graham about me body painting at the first ever, North East Geordie Jam.

"Face and body painters from across the UK flocked to the convention in County Durham to share tips and watch world-renowned artist Pashur at work."
Penthouse Magazine
Feb 2016 - Check out my artistic musical instrument body paintings in the February 2016 issue of Penthouse Magazine. The same body paintings were featured on the VH1 show, featurning Steve J.
Photo by Tommy O.
Rolling Stone_5 Seconds of Summer_Pashur_2
January 2016 issue - I finally scored a Rolling Stone cover, and now it is a piece of pop culture and rock and roll history.

The Band: 5 Seconds of Summer

​Pashur's Amazing Body Art Team: Pashur,  Jennifer House, Lipstick Nick (Nicole Faulkner), Luciano Paesani / Photographer: Martin Schoeller
ThrillList Best Jobs in L.A.
Thrillist Los Angeles
Dec 2015

Guess who was chosen as having one of the coolest jobs in L.A.?? ME!!!!!!! Who am I to argue? Check out the article by Michelle Spencer here...
Mashable - NY Bodypainting Day
Mashable used my body paint image as the lead in to cover an amazing story on the 2015 NY Bodypainting Day - which I was honored to be a part of.
Watch the video here...
Roscoe's Body Paint Award
Nov 7. 2014 - I received grand prize for my body painting of the Chesire Cat (painted in under an hour) on a model at the Florida biker event, Roscoe's Chili Challenge. I didn't even enter the competition. Apparently the model entered it and obviously gives it two thumbs up too.
Face to Face Magazine
Nov 2014 - Article on model Laura J Draycon, which also features her body painter, Pashur through out the article in this international magazine based out of Australia.
Skin Markz Magazine
Oct 2014 - Pashur's body art on Lucretia Garver graces the first issue cover of Skin Markz Magazine. The article inside, "The Picasso of Body Art" is about me and my body paint art work.
War Paint Magazine
War Paint Magazine
Sept 16, 2014

Planet Pashur: An article on Pashur and his body painting.
California Rendezvous Award
May 2014

Pashur was given an Body Painting Industry Achievement Award by the California Rendezvous biker festival in Madera, CA.
The Gibraltar Magazine
March 2014 - A four page article was written about Pashur and his body painting art in Gibraltar Magazine.
Playboy Radio
2014 - Pashur was interviewed twice on the show, Swing, on Playboy Radio. Here Pashur poses with Pockets, the Playboy radio host.
Face Off
Pashur was a body painting expert / special guest on the SyFy Channel TV show, Face Off: Naked and Painted.
Aired Nov 19, 2013.
Skin Wars
Pashur was a consultant, and helped develop the hit body paint reality television series, Skin Wars, which is GSN's #1 highest rated show.
Pashur on Pintamos Magazine
My art on Gracie Williams graces the cover of Pintamos, a face and body paint publication in Spain.
Photo by Jamie Brown / 410 Photography
June 2013.
Pashur's Body Painting on ITV News
My steampunk body painting on Simmone Taylor was shown during the coverage of the Paintopia Body Paint Festival.
Paintopia Judge
May 12, 2013 - Pashur was one of the judges for the largest glitter body art competition in the world at Paintopia in Norwich, UK.​
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Pashur was awarded the first ever Brian Wolfe Hall of Fame Award by the Paintopia Body Paint Festival in the UK.
This was an industry achievement award in honor of the late body painter, Brian Wolfe.

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2016 Roscoes Body Paint Award

My Phoenix body painting design won the 2016 Roscoes Body Painting contest!