Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW]

Here's a "cyborg mermaid from the future," whose body art includes moving robotic parts, gills, and an seven-foot long tail. Charmaine Orchard's absolutely stunning creation won first prize for special effects makeup at the Australian Body Art Carnivale at the Sunshine Coast.

Check out a video of the making of this insane art piece below, and see some more of the winning body art pieces. Warning: A couple of these might be NSFW.

All photos by Lisa Sista Photography via Australian Body Art Carnivale site, and AAP via The Australian.

Here's a video documenting the creation of Charmaine Orchard's cyborg mermaid, who is captured and used in scientific experiments, via the Canberra Times:

Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW]

A better look at her costume, via AAP.

And here are more of the winners:

Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW]

Special Effects Runner Up, Heather O'Flaherty


Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Brush and Sponge Winner: Nina M
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Brush and Sponge Runner Up: Orly Snir
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Brush-and-sponge encouragement award: New artist Jessica Hunt
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Airbrush Art Winner: Kelli MacAlpine
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Special Effects by artist Lorraine Halse. Model Donna Pottinger won Best Model on Sunday.
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Special Effects Makeup by Kelli McAlpine
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Special Effects Makeup by Kelli McAlpine
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Photo by AAP.
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Photo by AAP
Some of the Most Stunning Body Art You've Ever Seen [NSFW] Photo by AAP