Can we also call them 'sculptures' ? They can be very beautiful.
Soccer fans put best cheek forward
World Cup fans have embraced face- and body-painting like never before in Germany.
At every game, thousands of fans display their team's colours. [snip]
Many use small packs of transfers or face paints - on sale everywhere in Germany's black, red and yellow
But for body artist Anja Purkel, the tournament is preparation for her own 'World Cup' - the World Body-painting Championships in Austria next month.
At the contest in Seeboden, some 180 artists from 40 nations will compete with brush, sponge and airbrush to create the best designs in front of an audience of 25,000. [snip]
for the article, with pictures, from the BBC.