Tag Archive: optical illusion

Flowers that look like something else – Plants pareidolia

There are plenty examples of plants that look like something else and undoubtedly orchids are the masters of plants pareidolia. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) Image credit

The living illusions of John Pugh

Trompe l’oeil artist John Pugh creates large scale murals giving the illusion of a three-dimensional scene behind the wall. “I have found that the ‘language’ of life-size illusions allow me to communicate with… Continue reading

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang

Fiona Tang draws amazing large-scale animal murals that seem to have a life of their own. Tang uses a technique called trompe l’oeil, to create the optical illusion of depth. This technique, combined… Continue reading

Fake Building Facades by Patrick Commecy

Artist Patrick Commecy heads up a team of muralists that transform boring blank walls throughout France,  into vibrant scenes full of life. In his hyper-realistic paintings he  incorporates popular figures who belong to the town… Continue reading

Rough Sketches Turned Into Real Furniture

The collection, titled “rough sketch products” was created by art student Daigo Fukawa for his Senior thesis at Tokyo University. Chairs, sofas and stools, seem like messy doodles and sketches magically popped up… Continue reading

Anamorphic Illusion Drawings by Ben Heine

The illusion paintings below are part of Ben heine‘s “Pencil Vs Camera” series, full of magic, illusion, poetry and surrealism. Heine draws his sketches freehand using a mixture of charcoal sticks and graphite… Continue reading

Parrot Illusion Body Painting

In his latest work, artist and a former world body painting champion Johannes Stötter has transformed a female model into this colourful bird. It took him only four hours to paint her body… Continue reading

Anamorphic Optical Illusion Murals by Ella and Pitr

French street artists Ella and Pitr have created a series of  anamorphic murals to bring awareness to the worn out and abandoned buildings in the city of Saint-Étienne. Whimsical and playful, each piece… Continue reading

Symmetrical Trees Photography by Oliver Delgado

Oliver Delgado  shoots rows of trees in such a way they create outstanding visual illusions of  endless tunnels. The photos are genuine and not digital montages. As Delgado said, “All images are real. I… Continue reading