Artist creates mind-bending videos of animals by painting human models.

Artist creates mind-bending videos of animals by painting human models.
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Artist Johannes Stötter creates animals, landscapes and more by covering people in elaborate body paint.

You see that lizard? It's not a chameleon. It's two women painted to look like a chameleon by artist Johannes Stötter. One of the world's top bodypainters, Stötter has won several championships for his work, which also includes camouflaging people as trees, rocks, and fruit, among other things.

Here's another one of his videos, where five people are used to create a frog:

The bio on Stötter's website notes that "As a fully autodidactic artist Johannes developed his painting style and his bodypainting technique without any relation to other bodypainting artists and their work." It also says that he "joined the international bodypainting community in 2009," because of course there's an international bodypainting community.

You can see still images of more of Stötter's work on his site.

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