It might look like a tarantula, but it most certainly isn’t.

A body painter (Image source: YouTube)

An artist transformed a contortionist into a giant arachnid using body paint. (Image source: YouTube)

What your eyes are staring at is in fact a contortionist who has been morphed into a super-sized spider by body painter Emma Fay, 27.

According to Barcroft TV, the artist used water-based paints to transform the ultra-flexible model into a giant arachnid.

Fay, who spends about five hours of work on each project, has completed other realistic animal transformations, including a seahorse and giraffe.

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