Video: Body artist brings comic book characters to life

(Pic: Kay Pike/Barcroft Media)
(Pic: Kay Pike/Barcroft Media)

WATCH your favourite superhero characters brought to life by artist Kay Pike - just using make up and body paints.

Kay Pike from Calgary, Canada, creates stunning artwork on her body and transforms herself into superheroes and villains from comic franchises Marvel and DC.

As well as transforming into characters such as Batman, Superman, Deadpool and Poison Ivy, the artist also recreates manga and video game characters.

The 28-year-old artist and cosplay model now dedicates her time to live-streaming the transformations to her fans and posting the creations on Youtube.

Kay has always been a comic book fan and her art is inspired by pop culture and her viewers also suggest characters she should transform into.