I-Chan Park portrait of body art You can find colorful design elements of lines, shapes, colors, and textures through props, accessories, and lighting effects in the posture of a model without movement. You can read the harmony, balance, unity, emphasis, and rhythm of the overall portrait.
The members of the Suri tribe from West Omo Valley of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and people’s Region in Ethiopia, showcase their intricate floral headpieces, lip plates and breathtaking face paint in these portraits. The ornate body paintwork and head decorations made of flowers are beautiful. The tradition of covering the body with clay probably began to protect them from the sun. The lip plate has a number of meanings. In the tribe, it's a symbol of great beauty.