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Nothing Is What It Seems In These 20 Photos. You’ll Need To Look Closer And Then… Whoa.

You might not realize it at first, but every single one of these pictures have people in it… you just might have to look very closely. The artists whose work you see featured here specialize in body painting. They use their skills and the human form to create some impressive and unique works of art. For centuries, body painting has been part of cultures around the world. Recently, Western artists are taking the art of body painting and putting their unique spin on it… Nothing is what it seems in these photos.

1.) Hand body painting – Ray Massey

1.) Hand body painting - Ray Massey

2.) Snake arm art

2.) Snake arm art

3.) Treefrog (5 people) – Johannes Stotter

3.) Treefrog (5 people) - Johannes Stotter

4.) The Joker

4.) The Joker

5.) Iguana hand painting

5.) Iguana hand painting

6.) Heart (2 people) – Gesine Marwedel

6.) Heart (2 people) - Gesine Marwedel

7.) Intricate detail painting – Emma Hack

7.) Intricate detail painting - Emma Hack

8.) An elephant – Craig Tracy

8.) An elephant - Craig Tracy

9.) Sugar skull (7 people) – Chery Lipstreu

9.) Sugar skull (7 people) - Chery Lipstreu

10.) Tiger (3 people)

10.) Tiger (3 people)

11.) Venom – Georgette

11.) Venom - Georgette

12.) Utopia painting – Craig Tracy

12.) Utopia painting - Craig Tracy

13.) Seahorse – Gesine Marwedel

13.) Seahorse - Gesine Marwedel

14.) Lily art

14.) Lily art

15.) Human motorcycle (6 people) – Trina Merry

15.) Human motorcycle (6 people) - Trina Merry

16.) Bald eagle – Guido Daniele

16.) Bald eagle - Guido Daniele

17.) Trolley car – Craig Tracy

17.) Trolley car - Craig Tracy

18.) Flamingo – Gesine Marwedel

18.) Flamingo - Gesine Marwedel

19.) Million Ming vase – Emma Hack

19.) Million Ming vase - Emma Hack

20.) Drip art body painting – Tim Engle

20.) Drip art body painting - Tim Engle

(H/T Cuded) It”s so impressive the way these people are able to use the human form to create their works of art. Sometimes, it”s impossible to tell just how many people are contorted and painted in these photos. Share this incredible art with others.