Thursday, March 20, 2014

Photo of the Week

Pretty bird, right?
At first glance, this photo appears to be a parrot perching on a tree; the curved beak, colorful feathers and a pointed tail. 
But, in fact, it is a woman whose entire body has been cleverly painted by body painter Johannes Stoetter to resemble the tropical bird.
Stoetter, who lives in Italy, spent four weeks painstakingly planning how he could transform the female model into a parrot, and then took four hours to paint the woman's body using special breathable paint. 

The finished creation shows the model's outstretched left leg has become the parrot's tail feathers, while her right leg and arm become its wings; her left arm, wrapped around her head, forms the bird's beak.

Take a closer look. It's amazing!

6 comments:

designing wally said...

Far Out!

Bob Slatten said...

I know, right?

anne marie in philly said...

holy crap!

Mitchell is Moving said...

Amazing is right!!! I never would have caught that if you hadn't told me and then shown the stages. Creativity is a wonderful thing!!!

the dogs' mother said...

Amazing and to the model too - that must have been a loooong day.

viktor kerney said...

wow