The Road to Nowhere

Forced Perspective 13 February 2014 0 Comments

The Road to Nowhere

If you were parked here taking this photograph, would you feel comfortable driving over this bridge?  Is the car heading up the hill in the distance about to drive off the end and into the cold waters below? This is a photograph of Storseisundet Bridge in Norway.  It is the longest of eight bridges that […]

The Bridge Sidewalk Chalk Illusion

Anamorphosis 11 January 2013 1 Comment

The Bridge - Pavement Art

Like many others, I am a big fan of 3D sidewalk chalk art and enjoy featuring it on the site.  I am not exactly sure who the artist behind this one is, but would love to find out.  If you know the artist, please let us know in the comments.  This artwork really brightens up […]

Study for an Impossible Viaduct

Impossible 17 October 2012 0 Comments

Study for an Impossible Viaduct by Norman Parker

English painter Norman Parker describes his painting style as “neo-surrealism”.  He creates surrealistic imagery without the surrealistic ideology.  His work below titled Study for an Impossible Viaduct features a painting of a local landscape and a self-portrait of the artist himself. This image is also featured in The Art of the Illusion, a new optical […]

Golden Gate Bridge Illusion

Estimation 20 June 2012 1 Comment

Golden Gate Bridge Illusion

Do the two pillars on the Golden Gate Bridge appear to be parallel or skewed? The photograph on the left and right are identical.  Therefore, the pillars must be perfectly aligned and parallel.  For most people, it appears that the images are skewed.  That is, the picture on the right is at a much sharper […]