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
3.) Treefrog (5 people) – Johannes Stotter
6.) Heart (2 people) – Gesine Marwedel
7.) Intricate detail painting – Emma Hack
8.) An elephant – Craig Tracy
9.) Sugar skull (7 people) – Chery Lipstreu
12.) Utopia painting – Craig Tracy
13.) Seahorse – Gesine Marwedel
15.) Human motorcycle (6 people) – Trina Merry
16.) Bald eagle – Guido Daniele
17.) Trolley car – Craig Tracy
18.) Flamingo – Gesine Marwedel
19.) Million Ming vase – Emma Hack
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.