Stunning bodypainter turns herself from beauty into beasts for halloween

A stunning bodypainter has gone from beauty to BEASTS for a spooky series of Halloween portraits.

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Corie Willet’s transformations are enough to give anyone a fright as she morphs into the creepy clowns, one-eyed monsters and warped pop culture characters.

The artist, from Moline in Illinois, USA, creates frightful figures three to five times a week, and sees the works as a form of meditation.

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Preferring to paint herself, Corie, 29, spends up to six hours on her work – the longest being a full-torso zombie that required six-and-a-half hours of work.

Bringing to life such intricate designs, which Corie then shoots against a dark background, has seen the talented artist gain thousands of followers on social media.

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Under the pseudonym ‘Twistin Bangs’ she plans to continue adding to her body of work, encouraged by the positive responses she has received so far.

She said: “I’ve always loved costumes and dressing up.

“Pretty much anything I see can lead to some sort of idea I can transfer into a bodypaint design such as characters I’ve seen or from bands I listen to.

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“I’ve always had trouble sitting still, but for some reason, I can sit for six hours and not even realise it when I’m done.

“Since this is just a hobby, I also don’t like the stress of trying to paint someone else.

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“It has been amazing learning to channel the amount of energy I used to have nowhere to put into doing something that other people seem to enjoy.

“I never thought that something I could take so much joy in would also seem to illicit the same response from other people.”