Sometimes it’s hard to tell when life is imitating art

This is especially true when looking at the real-life models artist Alexa Meade turns into living paintings:

She uses acrylics to turn 3 dimensional life into the flat, textured subjects of discrete works of art. In most of the pictures of her work that can be found on her flickr stream as well as her professional website, a few details give the secret away – hair that is too real to the eye, and  distinctly  flesh-colored fingers and toes:

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One thought on “Sometimes it’s hard to tell when life is imitating art

  1. Wow! I’ve never seen this kind of application of paint before. These photos are unbelievable. Here I’ve been using canvas this whole time and never thought to paint on people to look like painting on canvas! Great post.

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