Artists can express themselves in many different shapes and forms and often some of their most powerful work is not put on a canvas but actually on the human body itself. Body painting has been around for thousands of years, whether in the form of a simple tattoo or a complex tribal uniform. It can also be used as a form of fine art and some of the most talented body artists can not only stop in your tracks but actually make you look at a piece of art in a whole new light. Below are six examples of some of the very best body painter’s work in the world. Study the photos closely as you may be shocked to discover what actually makes up the image.