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22 Masterful Body Paintings That Disguise Humans As Animals

Published 3 years ago

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.

(h/t: mymodernmet, Bored Panda)

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Johannes Stoetter

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: unknown

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Artist: Emma Fay

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Emma Fay

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Artist: Guido Daniele

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Artist: Emma Fay

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Guido Daniele

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Kate Spinks Dean

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Artist: Guido Daniele

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Kate Spinks Dean

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Artist: Johannes Stoetter

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Artist: Wiser Oner

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Craig Tracy

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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Artist: Gesine Marwedel

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animal body art, animal illustration, animal painting, animals, body art, body as a canvas, body canvas, body paint, body painting, illusion, living canvas, natural canvas, optical illusion, paint, painting, skin, skin as a canvas, skin canvas
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