As perfect as she look, it's just a shell. The color with in her is her real beauty. The color is her thoughts, emotion, and personality. She can only so bit of her color because the shell is easier to show then to break.
This is using only silver body paint. I need to experiment with a) covering the whole face in metallic body paint over the wounds and b) using body paint with make up and having the wounds on the make up side with the glitter blood!
To me this piece does not represent the optical illusion op art style as well as other pieces as I think the block coloured circle in the centre of the piece blocks out the ability for the piece to show this.