Tel Aviv-based artist Sophia Weisstub doesn't do tattoos, but she's surprisingly skilled at turning her body into an effective canvas. In fact, her work is directly inspired by human anatomy, and how our society has come to view it.

Though Weisstub is a skilled painter, photographer, and photo editor, she relies on a more simple medium to create her most popular pieces - doodling. By layering various sketches (ranging from animals to sensually-posed bodies) over snapshots of her lips, eyes, nose, and ears, she brings cheeky and risquée images to life, and shines new light on the close relationship shared between art and nature. "We are naturally, constantly and unconsciously inspired by our body," Weisstub told Sleek Magazine. "The body in my work transforms from my own to a universal representation. It becomes the body of everyone and anyone..."

The Israeli illustrator's work not only comments on human sexuality, but on how people have become disconnected from and even afraid of our own bodies. By portraying positive images of sex and intimacy, she combats the influence of objectification, slut-shaming, and porn-driven stereotypes. "Sex in itself is a positive thing, and one can only regret that our culture portrays it negatively," she further commented.

Get inspired by the inventive and fun artwork of Sophia Weisstub below, though look over your shoulder first to make sure no one is giggling at your screen.

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Alusair Alustriel 1 year ago

Ok, I don't see a reference to sex in this one, though BPanda rubs "sex" theme in my eyes with the title and description :]

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1 year ago

PANDA!

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Silent Skeleton 1 year ago

Das one smexy dinosaur

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Paul K. Johnson 1 year ago

This would be a cool tattoo. Probably very painful, but cool nonetheless.

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Molly Block 1 year ago

Clever. Okay, I keep scrolling, down, down I go, and I have yet to fond on "NSFW" photo. Am missing it somehow?

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

thats why i have no eyelashes!!

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Sondre Strøm Linde 1 year ago

This is mature content ya'll! That fetus is naked!

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Luca Gotta 1 year ago

That's cool!

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Sondre Strøm Linde 1 year ago

Are you effing KIDDING ME? Mature content?! Hahaha! Free the uvula!!

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Eric Trahan 1 year ago

ingenius

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Sondre Strøm Linde 1 year ago

Wow, if kids were to see this, surely they could be scarred for life! XD

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GalaxyInAJar 1 year ago

This one is my favorite! You should up ore it for me <3

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1 year ago

Totally normal...

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1 year ago

It looks like avacado...don't judge me

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Yezid Puerto 1 year ago

hot

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Silent Skeleton 1 year ago

It's a duck with a mustache!

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Aga Medrala 1 year ago

I dont get it

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1 year ago

Hey, one that's not so NSFW...

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Molly Block 1 year ago

The top of a woman's top lip, where it is curved is actually called 'cupids bow.' Very clever artist she is.

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1 year ago

MORE BUTTHOLES!

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

This one's really pretty !

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Sarah Lennie 1 year ago

This one is a bit of a stretch..

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Sonia Leroux 1 year ago

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I wonder how she draws on her eye? Or does she?

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