Body painting can be an extraordinary, even spiritual, experience for everyone involved: the artist, the model, and the viewer. The ability to transform oneself into anything imaginable attracts many models to become living canvases for these talented artists. This time, we’ll explore how body painting artists manage to transform models into other beautiful members of the animal kingdom.
Trying to turn the limited human body into a flexible master of disguise takes a lot of talent, imagination and patience. These 22 exquisite examples of body art will prove that these artists and their models are wondrous masters of optical illusion
Photo and art credit: Gesine Marwedel Johannes Stoetter Emma Fay Guido Daniele Kate Spinks Dean Johannes Stoetter Wiser Oner Craig Tracy