I find statues in general to be great subjects for light painting. They represent the human form but unlike human models they can stand still and don't get bothered by long sessions. Although I am not religious I do appreciate the beauty of sacred art and respect what it represents to so many people.
The pointilistic effect on these is achieved by a flashlight in high frequency strobe mode, attached to optical fibers being evenly brushed over her face. It normally takes many attempts to get one that I'm happy with because with the wide aperture I used it's very easy to overexpose areas that I didn't want overexposed. The pink is a translucent yet metallic cloth that I often use.
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