Danny a quirk of the art world

Artist Danny Quirk sure lives up to his name.

His artworks may shock some, but they he has definitely found his niche.

The American graphic designer’s hand-drawn masterpieces on his girlfriend’s back feature torn apart flesh exposing muscles, bone and tendons.

Originally meant as a Halloween costume, Quirk’s designs have gone viral online.

His Facebook page attracted thousands of likes in a matter of hours.

Quirk uses the traditional scientific drawings from textbooks to reproduce the intricate veins, blood vessels and features of the human body using felt-tipped pens.

GALLERY: Take a look at some of Danny Quirk's creations