Tag Archive: optical illusion

Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

Although Rob Gonsalves‘s work is often categorized as surrealistic, it differs due to the fact that the images are deliberately planned and result from conscious thought. Ideas are largely generated by the external… Continue reading

3D Optical Illusion Sand art

Simple 2D drawings on the beach, observed from a certain perspective, are transformed into 3d sand art by Jamie Harkins.

3D Pencil Drawings

Awesome Pop out art with just a few strokes of a pencil or a paintbrush and a careful manipulation of perspective and shadow.  Ramon Bruin

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