Do you remember the Hyperrealistic Painting, paintings that seem so real that you don't believe that it isn't a photograph? Well, this is the opposite, in this case, real people, becomes painting.
The US artist Alexa Meade, a 24-year-old self-taught artist paints over people so that they look like paintings, then photographs them either in a natural setting or with a painted background.
The work, takes 10 to 30 hours of painting over people’s skin, and the end result is a photograph, which can sell for around $2,000.
“It’s very difficult in the art world to have a new concept,” Martin Irvine, the gallery owner said. “She figured out a way of working with a 3D (object) to flatten it… they look flat even when you’re standing in front of it,” he said.link via