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Posts tagged "optical illusions"

Mind Bending Optical Illusions By Swedish Artist Erik Johansson

Photographer and photoshopper Erik Johansson's work looks like beautiful, normal pictures at first, but once the optical illusions he draws are done with you, you'll be screaming, 'My eyes! My beautiful eyes!'

23 Mind-Bending Paintings By Canadian Artist Rob Gonsalves

Rob Gonsalves is a famous Canadian artist whose works are recognizable for their magic realism and well-planned optical illusions. One image melts into another and comes back again full circle, playing with our minds by creating irrational dream worlds.

Body Painter Turns Humans Into Animals

Florida-based artist Shannon Holt is a master of disguising human body under her unique body art paintings. In her series “Florida Wildlife Series,” her models became canvases for colorful animal portraits that took Holt from 6 to 12 hours to paint each.

Unbelievable Anamorphic Installations Out Of Random Objects By Bernard Pras

Take a look at this collection of the best anamorphic artwork by Bernard Pras.

23 Amazing Anamorphic Artworks That Need A Mirror Cylinder To Reveal Their Beauty

In mirror anamorphosis, an image is formed by a distorted mirror (usually a cylinder) placed near an abstract image or sculpture. Here we present an inspiring collection of the finest examples of this technique from both the past and present.

25 Of The Most Amazing Perfectly Timed Snapshots

If photography is about capturing a moment, then these photographs represent the very best of this aspect of photography. Each image captures a once-in-a-lifetime combination of time and space that makes for illusive, confusing and funny images.

This Parrot Is Not What It Looks Like – It’s Actually A Human Being

This parrot optical illusion, created by fine art body painter Johannes Stoetter, is simply flawless! The artist is well known for his impressive body art, which tricks the viewers’ minds into believing that what you see is what you get.

Solid Ceramic Sculptures Create The Amazing Illusion That They Are Inflatable Toys

Sculptor Brett Kern is a master of illusion. Only instead of using bunnies and black top hats, he makes inflatable toys out of ceramics. It's not really a trick - he's just a great sculptor who knows his working material well enough to be able to revive the beloved inflatable toys from his childhood. The...

More 3D Pencil Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Ramon Bruin, the talented self-taught artist from the Netherlands, is back with more amazing anamorphic pencil drawings. These drawings seem 3D and life-like from one perspective, but look like nonsensical blobs from another.

Artist Uses Forced Perspective To Make Miniature Car Models Look Like Real Cars

Incredible miniature model artist Michael Paul Smith has created a wonderful series of photographs illustrating the cars in a 1950s American town of his own imagination called Elgin Park. The artist uses clever forced perspective tricks to place the vehicles he creates into real-world life-sized settings.

Incredible Body Art Illusions by Johannes Stoetter

No, this is not a frog in the first picture! If you look more closely, you'll see that there are actually five live and breathing models. Meet Johannes Stotter, an internationally acknowledged body painter who can turn his models into vegetables, fruits, animals and similar objects.

3D Pencil Drawings That Leap Out Of Page

Italian illustrator Alessandro Diddi draws stunning anamorphic 3D pieces that make you question your own eyes. His meticulously detailed pencil drawings are combined with small props, sometimes the very pencil he draws with, or his own fingers, and that way his creations aren't even limited by the lines of the paper sheets.