Artist Uses Her Own Thighs As A Canvas And Creates Stunning Ink Drawings

Sometimes an artist has a unique way of drawing, so much so that you could tell who is the author of their drawings or paintings without knowing it prior. In other instances, it’s the topics they choose to represent or the materials they use. Or even what they decide to use as a canvas. Continue reading »

Korean Artist Goes Viral For Transforming Herself Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Without Any Photoshop

When you’re an artist, everything is a canvas. Don’t believe me?

Meet Dain Yoon, a South Korean classically trained painter who uses her own body as a canvas. You might remember us covering her extraordinarily intricate art that makes people look twice at it to fully understand that there’s a face or entire body hiding behind it. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Her Hands As A Canvas To Show Her Hidden Worlds

Golsa Goldchini, an artist born in Tehran and now living in Milan, also creates art in an uncommon place. She paints miniature and realistic paintings on her own hands. Her art is very colorful and full of detail. The little paintings look like they’re popping off of her hand. Golsa creates all sorts of interesting art on unusual mediums, unleashing her creativity in many different ways. Continue reading »

The Impressive Surreal Body-Painted Illusions of Hikaru Cho

Hikaru Cho is a Tokyo-based body painter who specializes in surreal body art created using a combination of body paint and makeup. Continue reading »

The Body-Painting Illusions of Gesine Marwedel

Gesine Marwedel (previously) is a talented body-painting artist who has the power to transform the naked bodies of her models into mind-bending optical illusions. Continue reading »

Meet Gaku Azuma, a Japanese Artist Who Transforms Bodies Into Amazing Ink Paintings

Gaku Azuma is a multimedia artist who has a long relationship with the Japanese art world. He was born to a father who was an ōgi-e (扇絵) artist, which meant that he used traditional paper fans as a canvas for his paintings. Continue reading »

Good Enough to Eat! Artist Turns Body Parts Into Food Items that You’d Never Guess Aren’t Real

You’d be forgiven for wanting to take a bit out of these mouth-watering food snaps – until you realise they’re actually painted body parts. From a shin that looks just like a peeled banana to a cheese board painted on the artist’s face, these gastronomic delights really are too good to eat. Continue reading »

Make-Up Artist Turns Himself Into Creepy Horror Versions of Popular Cartoon and Movie Characters

A talented make-up artist has turned himself into the horror versions of popular cartoon and video games characters.

Harry Whitfield, from London, England, is a professional drag artist and character creator, who has recently begun to use the web as his stage due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Harry’s specialty is turning himself into disturbingly modified versions of characters from cartoons, films and video games. Continue reading »

Spot the Not: Body-Painting Artist Blends Nude Models in Various Landscapes

German body-painting artist Jörg Düsterwald is a master of camouflage, taking nude female models and using body paint to conceal them in various environments. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Amazing JIRO Creates Mesmerizing SFX Illusions And Here Are The Best Ones

Having gained more than 16 years of experience, this special effects make up artist is bound to blow your mind away. Working also as a creative director in films, advertising and other projects, Amazing JIRO is a Tokyo-based make up artist whose talent knows no boundaries. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates An Abstract Illusion Using Only Black And White Bodypainting

Michal Zahornacky is professional fine art photographer from Slovakia. He is a self-taught. The main role in his photography plays the human. He mainly focuses on fine-art and conceptual portraits. He brings thoughts and moods to his photographs which he always shows in unclear imagination. Continue reading »

World Bodypainting Festival Models Turn Themselves Into Living Art Work In Austria

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Designs which are bright, bold and sometimes utterly bizarre are on display at the World Bodypainting Festival. More than 300 artists from 45 nations are involved in the three-day competition based at Woerthersee Lake, in south Austria, which started on Friday. Around 1,500 participants are competing in brush and sponge, airbrush and special effects categories. The festival also includes exhibitions and parties where guests dance in spectacular costumes and painted bodies. Over the years the festival has given a major platform to the art form that 20 years ago was unknown. Continue reading »

Monochrome Bodypainting Project “Exoskeleton”: Brilliantly Textured Body Paintings Turn The Human Form Into A Walking Work Of Art

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Artist Yusk Imai has a long-held fascination with human anatomy, and he displays this reverence for the body in an unconventional painting project called Exoskeleton. The skin is his canvas as hands, arms, legs, and shoulders are covered in intricate textures that mimic reptile scales, brushed metal, and feathers. Imai’s meticulous handling and solid black painting is reminiscent of the blackout-style tattoo trend we’ve recently admired. Unlike those tattoos, however, his work is created with acrylic ink and water-based markers, making its existence fleeting. Continue reading »

The Annual World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

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An artist paints a model during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria, July 3, 2015. The event took place from July 3 to 5 at lake Woerthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province. (Photo by Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters)
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World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

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The World Bodypainting Festival held from July 4 to 6 at Lake Worthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province included artists from around the world, drawing visitors to the “Mecca of Bodypainting”, according to the World Bodypainting Association. Continue reading »