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This Parrot Is Actually A Human Being!

By • Mar 20th, 2014 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions

Johannes Stoetter, the talented artist whom we previously wrote about on Bored Panda, 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. 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.

Fat Flag: Models Body-Painted With Flags Eating Their National Foods

By • Dec 10th, 2013 • Category: Art, Body Art, Food, Funny, Latest Posts, Photography

What first comes to mind when you see an American flag? Freedom, the Statue of Liberty, or maybe a big juicy burger? This last association has been used by French photographer Jonathan Icher in his “Fat Flag” photo series. With the help of make-up artist Anastasia Parquet, Icher picked five different nationalities and put their iconic foods into his models’ mouths.

Models’ Faces Turned Into Stunning Optical Illusions By Creative Russian Duo

By • Nov 26th, 2013 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Photography

Moscow-based photographer and artist Alexander Khokhlov is at it again, creating stunning and unforgettable portraits of models with painted faces. These stunning colored portraits are only the latest in a series of similar works by Khokhlov, who has also created portrait series with powerful black-and-white designs and series parodying the popular Angry Birds game. To create these images, he works with makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan, who painted the models’ faces.

Amazing Nature Inspired Body Art Illusions by Johannes Stoetter

By • Jul 9th, 2013 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts

It may be hard to believe, but the frog you’re about to see is not a frog at all! Inspired by nature, recognized body painter Johannes Stoetter turns living models into animals, fruits, flowers or blends them with the surroundings. These impressively detailed paintings take up to five months of thorough planning and up to eight hours of work to complete.

Amazing Body Art Illusions by Gesine Marwedel

By • Mar 14th, 2013 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts

Do you remember the amazing body art illusions by Craig Tracy? It seems that Craig has a competitor – 25-year-old German artist Gesine Marwedel. From flamingo to iguana, she can turn people into any animal using special paint that is not harmful to the body of her models.

More Creepily Realistic Body Art by Chooo-San

By • Oct 26th, 2012 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts

With Halloween approaching, many of you are probably looking for costume and make-up ideas. Maybe this Japanese art student Chooo-San, aged 19, could inspire you: her new body paint works started circling the Internet and would definitely pass for an impressive Halloween costume.

Vehicles made of Body Painted People

By • Oct 16th, 2012 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions

Bodypaint has become very popular in the media, but the works of Trina Merry from San Francisco and Emma Hack from Adelaide (Australia) has raised the bar even higher. By combining their amazing body painting skills and the athleticism of their models, the two artists managed to transform groups of people into a wrecked car and three different types of motorcycles.

Incredible Hand Painting Illusions by Annie Ralli

By • Sep 3rd, 2012 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions

Don’t be deceived, this is not another collection of Guido Daniele’ work. The hand paintings below are all painted by a talented London-based body painter Annie Ralli. Photographed by Ray Massey, these optical illusions are a part of advertising campaign for Ecclesiastical Insurance, a niche insurance company using the byline “You’re in good hands”.

Realistic Body Art by Chooo-San

By • Jun 29th, 2012 • Category: Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Weird

Japanese art student Chooo-San, aged 19, uses only acrylic paint and her incredible talent to transform herself into a mutant or cyborg. Multiple mouths, six eyes or even batteries protruding from her forearms – these are just a few examples of what she can do with a human body. Everything began when Chooo-San was studying for university admission exams. She would draw eyes and other objects on her hands while taking breaks from her studies.

Creepily Realistic Tattoos by Yomico Moreno

By • Mar 26th, 2012 • Category: Art, Featured, Latest Posts, Weird

Venezuelan tattoo artist Yomico Moreno creates some of the creepiest and most realistic muscle tissue and biomech tattoos you’ll ever see. Personally, I have no problem looking at these images, but after seeing my girlfriend’s reaction (I’ve never seen her so shocked) I think I have to put a warning. Caution: Some images may be too intense for some viewers, so if you are a sensitive person, please do not view this.

Amazing Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele

By • Nov 9th, 2010 • Category: Animals, Art, Body Art, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions

What you are about to see is not a wildlife photography! It’s called “Handimals” – stunning hand painting illusions. Meet Guido Daniele, an Italian artist who is behind this incredible collection…