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Anamorphic Glass of Water

Anamorphosis,Video 16 July 2015 1 Comment

Anamorphic Glass of Water

I always love when visitors send me optical illusions that I haven’t seen before.  Today’s YouTube video was sent in by Abdul from couponmachine.in and features an anamorphic drawing of a glass of water.  This video was created by a professional and passionate artist named PortraitPainter Pabst.  The best part of the video is the […]

Impossible Stairway by Nagai Hideyuki

Impossible,Video 25 June 2015 0 Comments

Impossible Stairway by Nagai Hideyuki

Twenty-four year old Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki creates deceptive pencil drawings on paper.  The example below is a sketch he did that features an impossible stairway that he calls ‘Strange Positional Relationship’.  It would appear that if either of these blob-looking creatures were to head up or down the stairs, they would end up on […]

The ŠKODA Attention Test

Video 8 June 2015 0 Comments

The ŠKODA Attention Test

In a recent video advertisement for the new ŠKODA Fabia, you are asked to observe the scene and see how much attention the new vehicle receives.  Will a crowd of people gather around the new automobile to admire it?  Will other drivers slam on the brakes to get a closer look at some of its […]

The Incredible Candles

Video 1 June 2015 0 Comments

The Incredible Candles

Richard Wiseman makes a candle flame move from one candle to the other using no edits, CGI, or cuts.  The entire trick was done in a single take.  Fortunately, he doesn’t leave you guessing how it was done as he reveals the trick at the end of the video.  You didn’t think that he could […]

3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Anamorphosis,Video 18 May 2015 0 Comments

3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Lex Wilson lives in Nottingham, UK and describes himself as a self-certified obsessive compulsive doodler.  He uses anamorphic techniques to create 3D typography that appears to stand off of the page when viewed from a specific angle.  His sketch below, showing a raised “HIGH” and a sunken “LOW”, is a good representation of his impressive […]

Squaring the Circle

Video 12 February 2015 0 Comments

Squaring the Circle

This interesting sculpture called Squaring the Circle was created in 2013 by Troika, the UK-based artist group consisting of Conny Freyer, Eva Rucki and Sebastien Noel.  Watch the video below shot at the Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, California to see how these CNC bent steel tubes (measuring 54 3/4 x 54 3/4 x 30 1/2 inches) form […]

Comix Face

Miscellaneous,Video 5 February 2015 2 Comments

Comix Face

This striking photograph from Alexander Khokhlov’s “2D or not 2D” series looks like it could be an illustration of a woman in a comic book.  Surprisingly, it is an actual model (her name is Ekaterina Ashikhmina) with her face and hair painted by make-up artist Valeriya Kutsan.  This photographic series was selected as one of […]