Alexa Meade is a talented artist whose work lies at the intersection of painting, photography, performance, and installation. What you are about to see, are not paintings on canvas! These are real photographs! Alexa paints with acrylics directly on human flesh creating the illusion of painterly portraits.
When I first saw her works, I thought that these are ordinary photographs edited in Photoshop. When I realized that this effect was achieved by painting directly on people, I was totally amazed. As Alexa says, she paints the surfaces of the human subjects, the material objects, and the architecture of the installations so as to collapse the subject, foreground, and background into one continuous plane. Visit her official flickr to see more breathtaking works.
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