Browsing archives for 'Ambiguous'
I came across this simple animation this weekend and thought it had a pretty interesting effect. It features a very basic tessellation pattern composed only of black and white crosses. The crosses take turns rotating a quarter turn with the black crosses rotating counter-clockwise and the white crosses rotating clockwise. The overall effect is very […]
In this new painting from Canadian magic realism painter Rob Gonsalves titled Beyond the Reef, two different worlds morph seamlessly into one another. On the right side of the painting, a male and female can be seen snorkeling underwater and your viewpoint is from below. The female can be seen swimming near the surface while […]
Israeli graphic artist Noma Bar produces visually-striking and simple illustrations that take full advantage of negative space. In this example, titled Pointed Sense, Noma captures a scene which he saw once where a male black labrador tucked his nose behind a female white labrador and gave her a good sniff. Her tail was up over […]
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 […]
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 […]