My mind is officially blown
Look at this:
That's a real person painted to LOOK LIKE A PAINTING!
Artist Alexa Meade has this to say:
"I paint representational portraits directly on top of the people I am representing. The models are transformed into embodiments of the artist's interpretation of their essence. When captured on film, the living, breathing people underneath the paint disappear, overshadowed by the masks of themselves."
See the rest of the pictures HERE!
Incredible! This is what I love about the internet... seeing all the creative work that's out there that I probably would never have seen before. (Found via writer Ivan Brandon on Facebook.)