860s 3126s 1717sThe outlandish body art pictured here is from the 16th annual World Bodypainting Festival, which took place in Austria in early July. Contestants from 49 countries competed for awards in body painting, face painting, and special effects make-up. For more photos check out the World Bodypainting Festival Facebook page.

via Design You Trust, Archie McPhee’s Endless Geyser of Awesome

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