Tag: forced perspective

Jul 11, 2017

Mom and Daughter Make Dresses with Flowers, Food and Forced Perspective

Mom and Daughter Make Dresses with Flowers, Food and Forced Perspective

Artist Alya Chaglar finds a fun way to play dress-up with her 3-year-old daughter Stefani

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Jan 10, 2016

These 3D Shapes Look Superimposed but They’re Actually Painted Surfaces

These 3D Shapes Look Superimposed but They’re Actually Painted Surfaces

Since 1979, artist Felice Varini has experimented with perspective, painting seemingly random surfaces that look fragmented and disjointed

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Jun 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Forced Perspective or World’s Biggest Dog?

Picture of the Day: Forced Perspective or World’s Biggest Dog?

I, for one, welcome our giant dog overlords.

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Feb 7, 2015

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

The Fascinating Story Behind Elgin Park, a Fictional 1950s Town Made with Miniatures

Elgin Park is a lot of things: a 1950’s utopia, a fantastical world, and an optical illusion. Artist Michael Paul Smith’s (featured previously) imaginative town – composed entirely of miniatures – delighted audiences worldwide when his photo series went viral. For the first time, the documentary Elgin Park dives into the life of this…

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May 7, 2014

Playing with the Moon by Laurent Laveder

Playing with the Moon by Laurent Laveder

In an ongoing series entitled Moon Games, French photographer Laurent Laveder plays with the moon in creative and amusing ways, even inviting his friends and family along for the fun. The 75+ picture gallery can be seen on pixheaven where prints are also available for purchase. Laveder currently lives in Brittany, a region in…

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Oct 17, 2013

Recreating the Past with Model Cars and Forced Perspective

Recreating the Past with Model Cars and Forced Perspective

Artist Michael Paul Smith – Self Portrait For the last 25 years, Michael Paul Smith has used model cars, forced perspective and custom-built miniature displays in real-world settings to create Elgin Park, Smith’s version of a mid 20th century American town Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and currently living in New England, Smith’s model-making skills…

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