We featured a post last year about ambiguous metal sculptures that can be created using photographs of your own face. The sculptures can either look like two faces looking at each other, or a vase (or candlestick if you have a look at the post referenced above). The design is based on psychologist Edgar Rubin’s […]
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Self-taught artist Humberto Machado enjoys working with many types of mediums but finds creating ambiguous drawings to be the most fun and the biggest challenge. Using negative space in this drawing, he presents both an angry (hungry?) lion and a cheerful monkey swinging from a tree branch that occupy the same space. One of my […]
Chances are, you see things on a daily basis that resemble other things. This phenomenon is known as pareidolia and occurs when something meaningful is found in something that otherwise is not very meaningful. One of the most common occurrences of pareidolia is when inanimate objects (such as clouds, rocks, or buildings) look like faces. […]
Vladimir Kush’s deceptive paintings typically feature ambiguous scenes that present multiple meanings. Kush, born and raised in Russia, graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts after serving in the Russian military. His artwork is available through several Kush Fine Art galleries located in Maui, Hawaii, Laguna Beach, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada (two locations). In […]
Octavio Ocampo is one of Mexico’s most prolific artists. He describes his painting style as “metamorphic”, where the individual components that make up the painting come together to form a larger image. In the example below titled ‘Ecstasy of the Lilies’, Ocampo has painted a group of white lily flowers that come together to form […]