JUST AN ILLUSION: Natalie Fletcher’s optical illusion body art

Natalie Fletcher just an illusion body painting-11
Renowned body painter Natalie Fletcher isn’t painting clothing on bodies, or camouflaging them in the real world (although she’s an expert at both), this time she’s created fantastically trippy illusions that obscure the true human form. Using her brush, she’s been experimenting with bright colors and black lines to create the kind of geometric illusion you’d expect to see on the printed page, but not on the human body. There is no digital enhancement of these images, ‘just an ...  View More
February 26, 2017 Megan

Body painting artist Emma Fay turns humans into realistic animals

Emma Fay Body painting humans to realistic animals
At first glance this image of a tarantula is realistic enough to scare an arachnophobe. But a closer looks reveals it is actually a woman, painted to look like a spider by concept body artist Emma Fay. Miss Fay, from Leicester, has created a series of illusionary images combining body painting with contortion: 'You get a brilliant response and people find it fascinating. There are lots of amazing body artists and I'm not the first to paint animals, but this is with contortionists. I've not seen ...  View More
January 30, 2017 Jason