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101 Creative Body Art Paintings

From Typographic Body Painting to Animalistic Body Art

— August 22, 2013 — Pop Culture
The human form can be considered a work of art in itself and these striking examples of creative body art make it undeniable. There are many talented body-painting artists who are capable of transforming the human form into something even more fantastical.

Whether an artist is painting on an outfit or turning a person into a wild animal with the use of body paint, these illusory techniques are impressive and very convincing. A notable example of this is a piece of body art by Peter Kun Frary. This artist made a model and her surroundings look like an oil painting. If you didn't know it was a work of body art, it would be easy enough to be fooled into thinking that it was actually a painting on canvas.
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Fantastical Camouflaged Songstress Videos
Fantastical Camouflaged Songstress Videos
Mia Maestro's Blue Eyed Sailor Stars Gorgeous Body Art
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Anthropomorphic Nature Artworks
Anthropomorphic Nature Artworks
Johannes Stotter's Work Amalgamates Humans with Nature
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Human-Body Car Campaigns
Human-Body Car Campaigns
This Fiat 500 Abarth Commercial Uses Humans to Make its Ad Standout
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People-Blending Beverage Ads
People-Blending Beverage Ads
Sprite 'Camo' Campaign Encourages You to Express Yourself
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Hand-Based Fairytale Paintings
Hand-Based Fairytale Paintings
The Svetlana Kolosova Palm Drawings Depict Displays of Body Art
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Invisible Man Snapshots
Invisible Man Snapshots
Liu Bolin Has Photographic Evidence That He Can Blend with Backgrounds
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Body-Painted Hogwarts Makeovers
Body-Painted Hogwarts Makeovers
Allison Chase's Creative Harry Potter Makeup is Stunning
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Animalistic Body Art
Animalistic Body Art
Gesine Marwedel Takes Advantage of the Human Form
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Epic Nightlife Photographs
Epic Nightlife Photographs
Montreal-Based 'For Your Benefit' Capture the Energy of the Night
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Bodacious Body Paintings
Bodacious Body Paintings
See How the Human Motorcycle was Created by Trina Merry
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Seasonal Body Paintings
Seasonal Body Paintings
Huang Yan Re-Creates the Calender on Human Skin
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Semi-Anatomy Makeup Look
Semi-Anatomy Makeup Look
Lisa Berczel of Battledress Decorates Male Model's Head for IMATS
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86
News-Focused Body Art
News-Focused Body Art
Chaos Crew Makes Tattoo History with the Calf-Skin Poster
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Conceptually Colored Lookbooks
Conceptually Colored Lookbooks
The BUTTERFLYSOULFIRE Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Avant-Garde
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Metallic Gingham Menswear
Metallic Gingham Menswear
The Spring 2013 Thom Browne Collection Boasts a Surreal Twist
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Hidden Hand Paintings
Hidden Hand Paintings
Guido Daniele Turns Five Fingers into Animals and Architecture
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Eclectic Body Paint Captures
Eclectic Body Paint Captures
Manon Cormier Uses the Body as a Canvas
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Extreme Olympic Fandom
Extreme Olympic Fandom
Fans Get Crazy at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games
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Body Paint Apartment Advertisements
Body Paint Apartment Advertisements
These Body Ads Utilize the Human Body in a Unique Fashion
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Vivacious Chromatic Visages
Vivacious Chromatic Visages
This Manel Rodriguez Series is Kinetic and Colorful
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Human-Concealing Body Art
Human-Concealing Body Art
Johannes Stotter's Camouflage Body Art Hides People in Plain Sight
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Scenic Body Art Photography
Scenic Body Art Photography
Liviu Burlea Paints People in His Beautifully Bodacious Bodyscapes
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Camouflaging Human Rights Violations
Camouflaging Human Rights Violations
Amnesty International Flags Campaign
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Manimali Watchvertizing
Manimali Watchvertizing
Guido Daniele's Painted Hand Watch Ads (UPDATE)
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Hidden Model Photos
Hidden Model Photos
Camouflage Body by Cecil Parades Creates Illusion Life in Walls
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Rainbow-Hued Flexed Shoots
Rainbow-Hued Flexed Shoots
The Physique Du Role Sport and Street Shoot is in Perfect Shape
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Body Calligraphy
Body Calligraphy
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Moving Presidential Body Paint
Moving Presidential Body Paint
Group Illusion Reveals Obama's Face From the Proper Angle
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Body Paint for the Rainforest
Body Paint for the Rainforest
Joaquin Phoenix on 4REAL
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World Naked Bike Rides
World Naked Bike Rides
Participation Doubles
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Vibrant Body Paint Photography
Vibrant Body Paint Photography
Allison Chase's Bodypaint Work is Equally Horrific and Beautiful
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Body Painting to Sell Fake Diamonds
Body Painting to Sell Fake Diamonds
Modern Laser-Cut Rings by AMT Studio
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Serpentine Body Paintings
Serpentine Body Paintings
Mr Shiz Body Art Beautifully Depicts Medusa and Mystique
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Baby Body Paint
Baby Body Paint
Craig Tracy's ‘Heaven and Earth' Artwork is Infantile
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Roguishly Dark Body Art
Roguishly Dark Body Art
These Mischievous Paint Jobs are Twisted and Fun
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Paint-Splashed Dance Photography
Paint-Splashed Dance Photography
The Andrew McGibbon 'Super Colour' Shoot is Luminous & in Motion
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Safari Animal Similarities
Safari Animal Similarities
The Lennette Newell Body Paint Series Explores Human's Wild Side
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Eye-Popping Skin Tones
Eye-Popping Skin Tones
Poras Chaudhary Photos For Holi, the Celebration of Colors
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Haunted Tribal Fashion
Haunted Tribal Fashion
Supreme Models' Showpackage for S/S 2010 is Eerie
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Stunning Human Body Paintings
Stunning Human Body Paintings
These Body Optical Illusions Question What is Really Seen
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Transformative Makeup Editorials
Transformative Makeup Editorials
The Color Me Blind Image Series by Reno Mezger
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Spiritually Symbolic Body Paint
Spiritually Symbolic Body Paint
Swarte Explores Tribe Survival Through Tribal Body Paint Art
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Plaster Body Painting
Plaster Body Painting
Jasper Huang's 'Congeal' is a Blend of Painted & Live Art
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Body-Based Animal Paintings
Body-Based Animal Paintings
This Artist Uses the Body as a Canvas for Surrealistic Body Painting
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Body-Painted Scales
Body-Painted Scales
The Jessica Szohr and SoBe Lifewater Skinsuit Ads are Super-Sexy
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Body Mosaics
Body Mosaics
Intricate Patterns Coat the Body Like a Blank Canvas
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Nude In-Flight Videos
Nude In-Flight Videos
Air New Zealand Finds a Way to Get Excited About Safety
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Time Piece Body Painting
Time Piece Body Painting
Luxury Watch Feature in Zeitmagazin
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Faux Oil Paintings
Faux Oil Paintings
Peter Kun Frary's 'Make Up Girl' is Body Painting at Its Best
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X-Ray Body Paint
X-Ray Body Paint
Art To Promote Healthy Eating
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Gisele's Racy Ads
Gisele's Racy Ads
First Ipanema Commercials
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Avant-Garde Alien Portraits
Avant-Garde Alien Portraits
The Wonderland A Flash in the Dark Editorial Embraces Eccentric Beauty
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Color Pop Paintography
Color Pop Paintography
Miles Aldridge's Overly Saturated Fashion Editorials
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Body Painted Pilots
Body Painted Pilots
Air New Zealand Has 'Nothing to Hide' in New Ad Campaign
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Conductive Body Paint
Conductive Body Paint
‘Music Box' Dancer Creates a Tune with ‘Bare' Ink
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Body Painting Editorials
Body Painting Editorials
‘Paint Box' in Muse
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Surreal Bodyscapes
Surreal Bodyscapes
Craig Tracy's Mesmerizing Fantasy Body Art
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Time-Traveling Body Painting
Time-Traveling Body Painting
Natalia Stahl's 'Chinese Mood' Blends Burlesque & Ancient China
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Nature-Inspired Body Painting
Nature-Inspired Body Painting
Caitie Thompson's 'Elements' Blends Body and Environment
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Painted Models for Awareness
Painted Models for Awareness
Bullets 4 Peace
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Body Paint Ads
Body Paint Ads
Bit Copa Beer
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Eye-Popping Photography
Eye-Popping Photography
Benedict Campbell's Vibrant Take on Models & Objects
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Graffitied Girls
Graffitied Girls
Body Paint Meets Street Style
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Horror Cosmetics
Horror Cosmetics
Extreme Facial Bodypainting
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Literary Body Paint
Literary Body Paint
Bar Refaeli Wears Painted Stephen King Story in Esquire
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3D Living Wallpaper (UPDATE)
3D Living Wallpaper (UPDATE)
The Work of Emma Hack
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Lippy Animal Art
Lippy Animal Art
Paige Thomas Creates Elaborate and Adorable Lipstick Designs
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Painted Nudevertising
Painted Nudevertising
Wearing Nothing But Ultra Thin Panty Liners
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Patriotic Body Painting
Patriotic Body Painting
Wearing Your Flag With Pride
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‘Star Wars' Body Paint
‘Star Wars' Body Paint
Nerdy Paint-On Costumes Turn Your Skin Into a Sci-Fi Art Canvas
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Blacklight Body Painting
Blacklight Body Painting
Tim Engle's UV Photography Reveals Our Android Side
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International Skin Art Competitions
International Skin Art Competitions
Stockholm Body Painting Contest
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X-Ray Body Painting
X-Ray Body Painting
Sexy Skeletons and Glowing Bones
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Arboreal Body Paint
Arboreal Body Paint
Models Disguised as Trees
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Body Painting Evolved
Body Painting Evolved
Emma Hack, The Ultimate Body Artist
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Picasso-Style Body Painting
Picasso-Style Body Painting
Surreal Images on Real Women
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Camouflage Body Painting
Camouflage Body Painting
Body Art as a Disguise
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Culture-Specific Body Painting
Culture-Specific Body Painting
MAC Cosmetic Artists Show Off Talents for Cheongsam Exhibition
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Typographic Body Painting
Typographic Body Painting
MAC Acrylic Paint Promo Showcases Type Design on Painted Models
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Extreme Body Painting
Extreme Body Painting
Live Art from the World Championships
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Unisex Body Painting
Unisex Body Painting
World Body Painting Championship 2009 Included More Men
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Body Painting Parties
Body Painting Parties
Social Exposure Hosts Body Art Fun Night for Eco Art Space
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Body Paint Sportswear
Body Paint Sportswear
Emma-Jane Cammack's Art of Sport
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Big Body Painting
Big Body Painting
Celebrating Plus-Sized Shapes
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Paint-On Gold Costumes
Paint-On Gold Costumes
24 Carat Body Painting
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Commercial Body Painting
Commercial Body Painting
John Vargas' Work
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Optical Illusion Body Painting
Optical Illusion Body Painting
Creative Paint Job Turns Three People Into the Image of a Tiger
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Magical Body Painting
Magical Body Painting
Makeup Artist Danielle Fonseca's Illusion Transformations
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Horror Body Painting
Horror Body Painting
Beautiful Bodied Zombies
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Astrology Body Painting
Astrology Body Painting
The Daring Way to Show Everyone What Your Sign Is
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Artwork that Breathes
Artwork that Breathes
Body Paint Revisited Through 10 Women Used as Canvases
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Liquid Bikinis
Liquid Bikinis
The Ashley Greene Body Paint Photoshoot for Sobe is Tantilizing
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Painted Celebrities
Painted Celebrities
Stars Wearing Nothing but Body Paint, From Paris Hilton to Rihanna
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Painted on Costumes
Painted on Costumes
Body Paint for Halloween
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Wearing Nothing
Wearing Nothing
Sports Illustrated 2008 Body Paint Shoot
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Soccerific Skin Art
Soccerific Skin Art
SI Swimsuit 2010 Features Body Painted Soccer Sweethearts
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Wild Body Painting
Wild Body Painting
Exotic Artistry to Bring Out Your Inner Animal
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World Map Body Paint Bikinis
World Map Body Paint Bikinis
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2009 Shows Worldly Brooklyn Decker
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