They look like vibrant figures from a comic book, but these pictures are in fact stunning photographs of a female body painter.
Kay Pike, a designer and model from Calgary, Canada, spends up to 15 hours recreating superheroes and comic book villains on her skin.
Despite looking naked, the 28-year-old, who has nearly 12,000 fans on Instagram, uses a clever layer of latex to ensure the painting follows the contours of her body.
Kay Pike, pictured as Marvel character Iron Man, transforms herself into comic book using body paint.
Kay, pictured, spends up to 15 hours transforming herself into various heroes and villains. Kay's work includes popular characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Batman and so on.
Pictured here as Batman's famous sidekick Robin, Kay says that although she may appear naked underneath her artwork, she uses latex to ensure that her modesty is covered.
Kay, pictured here as She-Hulk, posted the results of her body painting on the web and attracted thousands of fans.
Kay, pictured here after recreating Skeletor from the cartoon He-Man, says she sometimes doesn't make it to bed until 4am as the designs can take so long.
Kay, pictured here as The Amazing Spiderman, says she finds body is a difficult medium and do not behave in the same way that canvas paints do.
Kay only ever paints her front upper body as it can cost her up to $150 a session. She is pictured here as Thanos a super villain from Marvel comics.
Kay has always enjoyed cosplaying but her body paints take her passion to the next level. Here Kay poses as Marvel comic character Carol Danvers.