Paint the Town Red

Ambiguous 1 December 2014 0 Comments

Paint the Town Red

I’ve been painting a lot of doors in my house lately.  It is a slow process that I have been tackling about two doors at a time.  The results have been worth it as they look much better with two coats of fresh paint on them.  When I came across this illustration, it brought a […]

Moving Train Optical Illusion

Ambiguous,Animation 24 November 2014 0 Comments

Moving Train Optical Illusion

Today’s illusion has a pretty interesting effect.  We have featured several animations that are similar to this one (see the Turning Wheel Optical Illusion and the Spinning Dancer Illusion), but I still find the effect to be very fascinating.  The train in this animation is moving at a constant rate of speed.  But what direction […]

Mona Lisa (Water) by Victor Molev

Ambiguous,Hidden Objects 17 November 2014 0 Comments

Mona Lisa (Water) by Victor Molev

Russian born artist Victor Molev is a painter a graphic artist currently living in Ontario, Canada.  He previously worked as both an architect and a theater set painter.  In his painting below, titled Mona Lisa (Water), seven fish jumping out of the water come together to form an image that resembles a portrait of Mona […]

Girls in White

Ambiguous,Hidden Objects 28 August 2014 0 Comments

Girls in White

In this painting by Ukrainian artist Oleg Shupliak, two girls in white can be seen walking around outside in a field.  The girls are each wearing sun hats and carrying umbrellas.  Can you find something else hiding in this painting?

Positive and Negative

Ambiguous,Animation,Tessellation 25 August 2014 0 Comments

Positive and Negative

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 […]

Beyond the Reef by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 31 July 2014 0 Comments

Beyond the Reef by Rob Gonsalves

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 […]

Pointed Sense by Noma Bar

Ambiguous 21 July 2014 0 Comments

Pointed Sense by Noma Bar

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 […]