Tag: shadows

Jun 4, 2012

Picture of the Day: Mt. Rainier Casting a Shadow on Clouds

Picture of the Day: Mt. Rainier Casting a Shadow on Clouds

MOUNT RAINIER CASTING A SHADOW ON CLOUDS Photograph by Nick Lippert (via Komo News) This rare and remarkable phenomenon only happens when the sun rises farther to the south as Winter solstice approaches. At the right place and time, Mount Rainier blocks rays of morning sunlight, casting a shadow like you see…

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May 23, 2012

Shadowy Faces Made from Strainers

Shadowy Faces Made from Strainers

Artwork and Photography by ISAAC CORDAL Using simple strainers, public sources of light and very steady hands; artist and sculptor Isaac Cordal creates incredible faces in colander baskets, placing them around London, using street lights to project shadowy figures onto sidewalks. We’ve already featured Isaac’s brilliant work before, but in this series entitled…

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May 20, 2012

Mind-Blowing Shadow Art by Kumi Yamashita

Mind-Blowing Shadow Art by Kumi Yamashita

Born in Japan but now living and working in New York City, artist Kumi Yamashita does incredible things with light and shadows. Kumi has an impressive list of solo and group shows sine the late 90s along with a host of permanent collections around the world. Kumi received her bachelor in fine arts at…

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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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Jan 28, 2012

Brilliant Shadow Art by Rashad Alakbarov

Brilliant Shadow Art by Rashad Alakbarov

Artwork by RASHAD ALAKBAROV Azberbaijan-based artist Rashad Alakbarov creates wonderful shadow art using everyday objects and reflecting their shadows to create wonderful cityscapes and portraits. My favourite of the lot is the piece above that beautifully incorporates colour into thee piece for a really striking landscape. If you’re in London, you can catch…

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Mar 8, 2011

Picture of the Day: Shadow Play with Building Blocks

Picture of the Day: Shadow Play with Building Blocks

SHADOW PLAY WITH BUILDING BLOCKS Artwork by Kumi Yamashita Building Blocks, 1997 Wood, light, shadow H:230cm, W:400cm, D:5cm Collection of Boise Art Museum, Idaho Kumi Yamashita via Reddit

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