The Silver Surfer is probably not the silliest comic book character ever created (shout to Calendar Man, who is flat out ridonk), but when it comes to preposterous it doesn’t get much better than a man made of silver who flies through space on a surfboard. That is, unless you are a regular dude named Jesse Wellens of PrankvsPrank who got painted up to ride through the streets of NYC on an electric surfboard.
With body paint by the preposterously talented Alexys Fleming of MadeYewLook, Wellens looks the business – and the citizens of NYC certainly seem to agree! Check out a video of Wellens riding through town, along with some behind-the-scenes videos of the paint application and the video shoot, below. [click to continue…]
With a bit of paint, clever lighting, photo-editing, and a little imagination, artist Lisha is able to transform her arms into trippy optical illusions.
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She noted on Bored Panda that she’s “fascinated by anything weird or unusual.”
Apparently, so are we.
Check out more of her work below. [click to continue…]
And sloths. Terrifying monster sloths.
Lithuanian artist Saida Mickeviciute uses makeup to transform herself into creatures ranging from scary porcelain dolls to skinless monsters and everything in between.
The self-taught makeup master is currently a fashion and textiles student in the United Kingdom, and she noted during an interview with Bored Panda that she derives much of her inspiration from horror movies and Tim Burton’s work.
Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]
Photographer and artist Adriano Rodrigues partnered with model Sarah Luke and makeup artist Breeanna Nichols for a photography class project titled “Neon Dream“. Nichols covered Luke’s upper body with black paint, and then added a dash of makeup that reacts to UV light. Once Rodrigues brought out a black light, Luke was basically transformed into a walking-and-talking portrait of the night sky—or maybe a glowing city as seen from above. Check out more pics after the break…
It’s been a while since we had Kay Pike on the blog, but she’s back with a Dragon Ball Z Piccolo bodypaint that will blow your mind.
You should know, I wanted to make the “Over 9000” joke somewhere in here, but I didn’t. But I wanted to. This is though….over 9000. Just sayin’
Check out the video below to see it in action. [click to continue…]