Ultimate selfie? Artist paints herself as the World Cup trophy

Credit: Emma Allen/emmaallen.org

An artist has painstakingly transformed herself into the famous World Cup trophy. Emma Allen covered herself in gold body paint at her home in south London.

Emma posed against a dark background, placed a cap on her head and began painting herself with different shades of gold.

Credit: Emma Allen/@imakefings
Credit: Emma Allen/@imakefings

The image has been seen more than 500,000 times online, even impressing former England footballer, Ian Wright.

Credit: Emma Allen/@imakefings

Speaking to ITV News London, Emma said:

And just to compare... here's the real thing.

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