Johannes Stoetter, the talented artist whom we previously wrote about here, is back at it again with more incredible body art. This time, his colorful and detail-oriented paintbrush has transformed a patient model into a beautiful and bright macaw parrot. [Read more...]
In the images below, Stoetter’s beautiful optical illusion gradually unravels. We see how the model was painstakingly painted to obscure the lines of her body and to melt them together into those of the beautiful parrot she becomes. His art requires not just a good eye for color and painting technique, but the understanding of how to use, incorporate or obscure the model’s original form to achieve his desired effect.
This parrot is only one of Stoetter’s incredible body-painting creations. If you want to see more, check out our other post, or check out his website to order prints!
There is a beast with heart of cold stone
that dashes like lightning, shreds flesh from bone. //
Bewitched by this beast, I fell to my knees.
My mouth babbled madness and mumbled soft pleas. //
I stared down the ravenous, gnashing dark maw of a cute cuddly kitten with yarn in its paw