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 [...]
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?
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.