Tag: illusion

May 21, 2013

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

RGB Murals that Transform under Different Colored Lights

Carnovsky is a Milan based artist/designer duo comprised of Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. In their ongoing series entitled RGB, the duo create incredible artworks that completely transform when viewed through different colored filters. Carnvosky explains: “RGB is a work about the exploration of the ‘surface’s deepness’. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and…

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Apr 9, 2013

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

ROA is an artist from Ghent, Belgium. His artwork can be seen on the streets and in galleries across Europe and the United States and he is best known for his black and white animal street art. Back in 2009, ROA created an incredible lenticular street artwork that showed both the insides and outsides…

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Feb 22, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sky is Falling

Picture of the Day: Sky is Falling

SKY IS FALLING Photograph by Raccoon Photo on Flickr At first glance it may seem like the rock is about to fall on the poor raccoon, but upon closer inspection you’ll see it’s actually a perfectly timed photo and perfectly captured reflection of the sky in the pond behind. The photograph was…

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Feb 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: Trippy Ice Effect After Flood

Picture of the Day: Trippy Ice Effect After Flood

TRIPPY ICE EFFECT AFTER FLOOD Photograph by Willyyz on Reddit This interesting capture by Redditor Willyyz shows the after-effects of a flood that had passed through this forested area near Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. At first I thought it may have been a reflection but then realized it was…

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Nov 1, 2012

Picture of the Day: Horizontally Upright

Picture of the Day: Horizontally Upright

HORIZONTALLY UPRIGHT Photograph by Nirnroot on Reddit A common victim of Hurricane Sandy’s wrath were trees. While some of our leafy friends escaped varying degrees of branch dismemberment, others were completely uprooted, taking much of the surrounding earth with it. Redditor Nirnroot, who clearly has a creative eye, took this as…

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Aug 29, 2012

The Swimming Pool Illusion by Leandro Erlich

The Swimming Pool Illusion by Leandro Erlich

Swimming Pool by Leandro Erlich is an art installation with a permanent home at the 21st Century Museum of Art of Kanzawa, Japan. It has also had temporary installations at MoMAPS1 and the Venice Biennale. Conceived in 1999, Swimming Pool allows visitors to look down into a seemingly full pool of water with fully…

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May 8, 2012

12 Optical Illusions Made from Shadows

12 Optical Illusions Made from Shadows

Below you will find a collection of optical illusions created using shadows in a variety of ways. Many of these have been floating around the Internet for quite some time but I thought it would be fun to compile all of the most interesting ones into a single post. Some of the examples below…

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