07/07/2014 11:10 EDT | Updated 07/07/2014 11:59 EDT

World Bodypainting Festival Turns Nearly Naked Models Into A Blank Canvas (PHOTOS)

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POERTSCHACH AM WOERTHERSEE, AUSTRIA - JULY 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains partial nudity) A model poses at the World Bodypainting Festival 2014 on July 5, 2014 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images)

These aren't your typical models!

At this year's World Bodypainting Festival, artists from around the world descended on Austria on July 5 to cover their "canvases" ie. models entirely in paint.

As this year's theme was "Pop Art," the artists got to be super creative and funky, transforming their models, who were nearly nude, into geishas, superheroes, mermaids and even the Statue of Liberty, all with vibrant colours and mesmerizing accessories.

Artists competed for prizes and amazingly, first place for SFX makeup went to Canadian Lorie Hamel.

Check out the amazing works of art below (Note: photos contain partial nudity):

World Bodypainting Festival 2014