Holy crap. There's no artist credit for the drawing above, because it isn't a drawing of Marvel's Silver Surfer at all - it's an actual person, painted to look like him. How amazing is that?
Model Jessica Brown is painted with genetic imagery taken from scientific literature, by bodypainting expert Victoria Gugenheim as part of a new piece in the Guardian. These include an X chromosome on her leg, and a DNA helix on her torso with the visualization of the BRCA1 gene, linked to breast cancer.
Here's a "cyborg mermaid from the future," whose body art includes moving robotic parts, gills, and an seven-foot long tail. Charmaine Orchard's absolutely stunning creation won first prize for special effects makeup at the Australian Body Art Carnivale at the Sunshine Coast.Brush and Sponge Winner: Nina M
Holy cow, this body art is insane. We're not sure whether to applaud or run for our lives from this creepy zombie propeller-head being.