TILLA at the Beach

Forced Perspective,Video 17 October 2017 0 Comments

TILLA at the Beach

Joel Ydring, from Sweden, had a little fun with his daughter Tilla on a sunny day at the beach.  Using his mobile phone camera and the space available on the beach, he created this fun video featuring his daughter.  As the little girl runs toward the camera, you begin to realize that it is an […]

Sand Cube

Anamorphosis,Video 29 June 2017 0 Comments

Sand Cube

This huge anamorphic work of sand art was created on the Pléneuf Val André beach in Northern France with the intention of eliciting the curiosity of people on vacation.  It should go without saying that it accomplished its goal. With the help of some advanced calculation and several people with shovels, this “cube” slowly came […]

Anamorphic Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

Anamorphosis 3 July 2014 0 Comments

Anamorphic Beach Art by Jamie Harkins

There are a number of talented artists creating anamorphic drawings on pavement and sidewalks, we see their work all over the Internet.  New Zealand artist Jame Harkins creates his three-dimensional drawings on a different surface – in the sand at the beach.  In his drawing shown here, a tall skinny ladder leads up to a […]

Sand Ladder Drawing from Nico Laan

Anamorphosis 22 May 2014 0 Comments

Sand Ladder Drawing from Nico Laan

If you were to climb down this ladder, where do you suppose you would be once you got to the bottom?  Artist Nico Laan drew this anamorphic sand ladder on the beach and then used a camera mounted to a kite to take a photograph of it from the proper angle.  The person standing in […]

Strange Legs Illusion

Ambiguous 25 July 2012 0 Comments

Strange Legs Illusion

The photograph below is a bit ambiguous, although it probably was not meant to be.  What exactly is going on with the two people’s legs?  It looks like the person facing the camera is wearing long white shorts… or is she? Did you figure it out?