After the Storm by Jim Warren

Ambiguous 24 August 2015 0 Comments

After the Storm by Jim Warren

When Jim Warren was in high school, he began painting and selling artwork.  Since that time, he has become a “Living Legend of the Art World”.  In 1981, he painted the cover of the Grammy Award winning cover for Bob Seger’s “Against the Wind”.  Regarding this limited edition print titled “After the Storm”, Jim Warren […]

Owl Tessellation by Nikita Prokhorov

Tessellation 27 July 2015 0 Comments

Owl Tessellation by Nikita Prokhorov

Looking through some of the categories, I realized that I haven’t posted any tessellation patterns this year at all.  One of my favorite designs from graphic designer Nikita Prokhorov is the following tessellation that features interlocking blue and red owls.  The horizontal branches that run through the pattern and act as a perch for the […]

Out of Africa Stereogram by Gene Levine

Stereo 9 July 2015 0 Comments

Out of Africa Stereogram by Gene Levine

While browsing through some of the illusion categories on An Optical Illusion, I realized that I have not posted any stereograms at all during 2015.  That seems like a shame because I have always been a big fan of this type of artwork.  Today’s image is a brand new design created by stereogram master Gene […]

Anamorphic Graffiti by Truly Design

Anamorphosis 2 July 2015 0 Comments

Anamorphic Graffiti by Truly Design

Not surprisingly, Truly Design has created another very nice anamorphic graffiti piece.  This one featuring a pair of bear constellations (which are part of a larger project featuring other murals) was painted on the walls of Scuola Holden – School of Storytelling & Performing Arts in Turin, Italy. This photograph shows the painting from an […]

The Chameleon

Animation,Trompe L'oeil 11 May 2015 0 Comments

The Chameleon

Do you notice anything peculiar about this chameleon standing on a green branch?  Would you believe that it is actually not a chameleon at all?  Would you believe that it is made of two painted women?  Take a look at the image a bit closer and you can figure out exactly how this extraordinary body […]

The Ambiguous Cat

Ambiguous 4 May 2015 0 Comments

The Ambiguous Cat

Take a quick look at this cat on a stairway.  Do you think that the cat is climbing up the stairs and heading down the stairs?  Depending on how you look at it, you can probably perceive either to be true.  Maybe there are some clues on the photograph that could help you draw your […]

Milking Out by Flying Mouse

Miscellaneous 27 April 2015 0 Comments

Milking Out by Flying Mouse

When I started this blog a few years ago, I was in need of some sort of header, or masthead, for the site design.  At the time, I was working on a project with a talented t-shirt designer from Malaysia and asked him if he could come up with anything for me.  Thankfully, he did!  […]