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.
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.
Take a look at this collection of the best anamorphic artwork by Bernard Pras.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Switzerland-born artist Giuseppe Colarusso takes ordinary items and turns them into something nonexistent and completely useless - which at the same time looks really eye-catching and puzzling as a piece of art.