Body Painting Artist Anastasia Durasova on Emotions, Creativity and Battling Depression.

In this short documentary film, we talk with body painting artist Anastasia Durasova about her struggles with depression and motherhood as she developed her unique creative style.

Anastasia Durasova specializes in body painting.  Originally from a small town in Russian, Anastasia got her creative start in Moscow. She later emigrated to the United States to establish herself in New York City’s fashion world. As she struggled through break-ups, depression and motherhood, she developed a unique creative style favored by clients like Yves Saint Laurent, Maybelline, Make Up For Ever and Victoria’s Secret to name a few.

In this micro-doc, we go behind the scenes for one of Anastasia’s personal creative projects. Shot in the studio of photographer Ryan Michael Kelly, we can watch as the body painting comes to life on model Marinet Matthee.

Learn more about Anastasia Durasova

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Roderick Angle is a photographer and filmmaker based in New York City.

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