With an interest in originality, many contemporary artists forego traditional materials for more experimental mediums. From artistic edibles to pieces made entirely out of flowers, these avant-garde creations demonstrate an innovative and imaginative approach to art. Recently, this passion has materialized in the realm of body art, with optical illusion makeup at its fascinating forefront.
Using human faces as canvases, these makeup masters use trompe-l'œil techniques to fabricate eye-catching and mind-bending works of art. Ranging from unsettling contortions to clever camouflage, these makeup masterpieces showcase the artists' jaw-dropping skills and fresh-faced creativity.
In this extraordinary selection of optical illusion art, artists showcase the cool makeup tricks behind the mind-bending trend.
Mesmerizing Manipulations by Mimi Choi
“Skulltress” Face Paint by Vanessa Davis