Can You Spot The Bodies In These Paintings?

Backs, bums, hands and tums turned into beautiful optical illusions.


Double world champion body artist Carolyn Roper is the master of using the technique as a form of camouflage. Can you spot the person in this image?


American artist Craig Tracy spends hours turning naked bodies into optical illusions. He’s painted over 400 bodies in his career.


Texas-based photography duo Chadwick Gray and Laura Spector are the minds behind ‘Museum Anatomy’, a project that replicates 19th-century paintings on human canvases.


Choo-San is a Japanese student who specialises in creating slightly creepy human / machine hybrids using body paint.


Guido Daniele, a leading figure in body art since 1968, is the master of hand painting. His work has been used by some of the world’s biggest advertising companies, as well as charities like WWF.


German artist Gesine Marwedel turns people into animals.


Finally, here is Swedish makeup artist Sandra Holmbom’s slightly unnerving ‘eye mouth’. You see, and you thought bodies were just for walking around in.

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