Watch this impressive stop-motion video created by artist Emma Allen, using her own face as a canvas to tell a story of reincarnation.

Watch this great stop-frame animation created by body artist Emma Allen.

The short film depicts the transition from living, to death, to eternity and reincarnation with some very impressive face painting make-up, which took Emma five days to apply.

“An animated self-portrait exploring the idea of rebirth and illustrating the transfer of energy from one incarnation to another. I painted this stop frame animation on myself over 5 days, using some face paints, a mirror and a camera.”

Visit Emma’s website for more of her face painting work.

Via The Verge.