Photo via Georgina Ryland Makeup/YouTube

Makeup artist turns her body into stunning Hogwarts mural

Her Instagram account is full of unique and geeky body art, including 'Princess Mononoke' body painting.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Jan 24, 2017   Updated May 25, 2021, 3:44 am CDT

Harry Potter has inspired an astronomical amount of amazing fanart—and now we can add body painting to the list.

Makeup artist Georgina Ryland has an Instagram account full of interesting makeup ideas and self-drawn body paint, including some geeky offerings like this awesome Princess Mononoke body art and Pokémon eye makeup.

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⚡️ hogwarts ⚡️ . Thank you everyone for your unbelievably kind words on this paint – it means a lot and I've read every single one of them ❤️ if you missed it, check out the timelapse for clicking the link in the bio ☺️ Featuring: ⚡️ @mehronmakeup Paradise Paints in Black, White, Teal, Yellow and Orange ⚡️ @inglot_australia 110R, 63, 351, 300 Freedom Eyeshadows, HD Foundation, Sparkling Dust 7 ⚡️ @sugarpill Tako, Bulletproof, Mochi, Flamepoint, Buttercupcake ⚡️ @katvondbeauty Lock It Powder Foundation L45, Shade and Light Palette, Trooper Tattoo Liner, Lolita Liquid Lipstick, Monarch Palette Hair is @gooddyeyoung and earrings from a pop up store ✨ #georginaryland #harrypotter #hogwarts

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The Hogwarts art took five hours to draw, and you can watch the process unfold in this timelapse video.

If you’re interested in creative makeup art, Georgina Ryland seems like an ideal person to follow on Instagram. Just don’t expect to learn from her videos like a simple makeup tutorial. This kind of work takes serious expertise.

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*First Published: Jan 24, 2017, 7:49 am CST