DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 25: A model participates in the 2018 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival on August 25, 2018 in Daegu, South Korea. The festival is the largest in the field of body painting and introduces the art form to thousands of visitors each year. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Daegu International Bodypainting Festival 2018: Fantasy Figures

Human canvases are transformed into mind-blowing works of art in South Korea.

The 2018 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival brought all the colors of the rainbow to Daegu, South Korea this weekend. Sixty-one teams representing 14 countries participated in the fantasy exhibition, where makeup artists turned models into walking works of art for the public’s viewing pleasure. Here, photos of some of this year’s most eye-catching creations.

DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 25: An artist paints a model during the 2018 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival on August 25, 2018 in Daegu, South Korea. The festival is the largest in the field of body painting and introduces the art form to thousands of visitors each year. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images FINISHING TOUCHES DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 25: A model participates in the 2018 Daegu International Bodypainting Festival on August 25, 2018 in Daegu, South Korea. The festival is the largest in the field of body painting and introduces the art form to thousands of visitors each year. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images SWEET SERENADE

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