People get tattoos all the time. Some have special meanings, while others just look insanely cool. When a tattoo looks amazing on someone, it’s hard to imagine them without it.

But artists Oskar & Gaspar decided to take the story of tattoos another step further. These innovators specialize in what is known as “video mapping.” Video mapping projects light onto irregular surfaces to give them a 3-D effect. When applied to tattoos, this technology does something incredible.

Here’s what video mapping looks like.

Watch when happens when it’s used to animate people’s tattoos:

(via BuzzFeed)

Pretty freaky right? Imagine if that’s what tattoos looked like all the time! Until tattoo artists figure out a way to create moving body art, this will definitely do.

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