Models covered only in paint and prosthetics paraded at the 17th World Bodypainting Festival at lake Worthersee in Austria.

Hundreds of artists from all over the world competed in categories such as airbrushing, brush and sponge and UV effects.

IBTimesUK presents a gallery of some of the best entrants at this year's World Bodypainting Festival.

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A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, AustriaReuters
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Artists airbrush and paint a model during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in PoertschachReuters
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A model is protected by an umbrella as she walks to compete in the World Bodypainting Festival 2014Getty
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