Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW]

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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.

Check out a video of the making of this insane art piece below, and see some more of the winning body art pieces. Warning: A couple of these might be NSFW.

All photos by Lisa Sista Photography via Australian Body Art Carnivale site, and AAP via The Australian.

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Here's a video documenting the creation of Charmaine Orchard's cyborg mermaid, who is captured and used in scientific experiments, via the Canberra Times:

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A better look at her costume, via AAP.

And here are more of the winners:

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Special Effects Runner Up, Heather O'Flaherty

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Brush and Sponge Winner: Nina M

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Brush and Sponge Runner Up: Orly Snir

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Brush-and-sponge encouragement award: New artist Jessica Hunt

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Airbrush Art Winner: Kelli MacAlpine

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Special Effects by artist Lorraine Halse. Model Donna Pottinger won Best Model on Sunday.

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Special Effects Makeup by Kelli McAlpine

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Special Effects Makeup by Kelli McAlpine

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Photo by AAP.

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