Examples of painting on skin

From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

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  • Figure 3.5. Painting on skin, rather than paper, is usually connected to magic spells (clockwise from upper left): Kwaidan (1964), Ugetsu Monogatari (1953), Brave Archer (She diao yingxiong chuan, 1977), and Hanging Tree (Janyeomog, 1985).