This book is a magnificent collection illustrating hundreds of images created by photographer Art Ketchum for the purpose of showing off the creative talent of body painting as demonstrated on beautiful women by artist Jim Brando. The book features the body painting artistry of Jim Brando, whose work is absolutely stunning. For over three years, Jim Brando and Art Ketchum have built this amazing collection of images, which showcases both the process of body painting in action along with finished images complete with backgrounds that were designed for each individual body painting. The book is done in the best of taste and is extraordinarily well photographed and painted. Painting the Body Beautiful compels the viewers to want to see all the images illustrated, as each image is very unique and equally breathtaking. Painting the Body Beautiful is destined to be talked about, to be shown to friends, and to become a showcase of some of the best body painting ever created.Ketchum, Art is the author of 'Painting the Body Beautiful: A Showcase of Expert Body Painting', published 2009 under ISBN 9781601382696 and ISBN 1601382693.