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Dead Media by Noah Scalin

Anamorphosis,Skull,Video 11 March 2013 1 Comment

Dead Media by Noah Scalin

Noah Scalin likes skulls.  He is the founder of the Skull-A-Day project.  Now in its sixth year, the project features a new image of a skull every day.  In 2012, Scalin created the following anamorphic skull using 497 VHS cassette tapes as a commission of the TCC Visual Arts Center in Tidewater Virginia.  The skull […]

Scary Santa Optical Illusion

Ambiguous,Skull 24 December 2012 0 Comments

Scary Santa Optical Illusion

A family opens their front door on Christmas morning only to be frightened by what they see.  But should they be?  What is so scary about this Santa Claus illustration by Russian cartoonist Valentine Dubinin?

Vintage Skull Afterimage Illusion

Afterimage,Skull 31 October 2012 0 Comments

Skull Afterimage Illusion

In honor of Halloween, an illusion involving something macabre seems appropriate today.  The following illusion is a skull afterimage illusion.  In order to get this illusion to work, stare at the X in the eye of the skull for thirty seconds.  Then look away from the image at a blank sheet of paper or wall […]

Death Car

Hidden Objects,Skull 7 September 2012 0 Comments

Death Car

A man, a woman and their dog go for a drive in their small car.  Do you notice anything else present in this picture? This image was found at Museo Ilusionario’s Flickr Page.

Shelf Life by James Hopkins

Composite,Skull 7 August 2012 0 Comments

Shelf Life by James Hopkins

British artist James Hopkins transforms everyday items into sophisticated illusions.  His work below, titled “Shelf Life”, was created in 2006 for a private collection.  Does the bookshelf resemble something else? To learn more about James Hopkins and view more of his works, please visit JamesHopkinsWorks.com.

Skull Illusion by István Orosz

Hidden Objects,Skull 15 May 2012 0 Comments

Skull Illusion by István Orosz

What do you see in this drawing by István Orosz?  Do you see a ship traveling through stormy weather or something more sinister? To view more of István’s work, please visit his website at Gallery Diabolus or his blog.