Brody S. is at it again, confusing people at San Francisco's 2010 Santacon with her Desaturated Santa costume. At first glance, it's easy to assume that these images were photoshopped. Amazingly, they were not.

To create the illusion, Brody wears a custom black-and-white Santa Claus costume, a grey wig, contacts, and Kryolan body paint.

"When I decided to make a Desaturated Santa costume, I realized that to remove the visual cue of Red but still be recognizable as a Santa, I had to maintain as many of the other signifiers as I could," Brody said last year. "The illusion of a walking black-and-white-photo of a Santa wouldn’t be as effective if I wasn’t wearing a very classic Santa outfit."

Brody S.
Photo credits: BrodyQat, Call Me E., Willivolt, jeandiva, JonBauer, Tom Hilton

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Comment by Stephen M. Barrett on December 11, 2010 at 10:31am

Is this a sign of the economic times?

Comment by Alyssa Anda on December 6, 2010 at 8:12pm
It's almost like a Where's Waldo, except in reverse. I applaud the creativity!
Comment by Annie on December 6, 2010 at 6:07pm
pleasantville! this would freak me out if i saw it.
Comment by sAm on December 6, 2010 at 3:25pm
So crazy!!! Very cool
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