This is not a parrot, or a macaw… or any other exotic bird. This is, in fact, a person – painted by 2012 body painting world champion Johannes Stötter. Can you see it now?

This absolutely blew my mind! I’m not really familiar with body painting, and I really wasn’t aware that stunning effects like this one can be achieved. Also, it was nice to learn that while the models have to remain still for long periods of time, the paint itself is breathable. You can see some process pictures below, courtesy of WB Production. Also, if you happen to be in London from May 16 – 18, 2014, Johannes is running a workshop which promises to be amazing.

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