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 […]

The Impossible Paintings of Sandro Del-Prete

Impossible 21 June 2013 0 Comments

Sandro Del-Prete - The Warped Chessboard

Swiss artist Sandro Del-Prete is a master at painting beautifully-impossible scenes.  As a young man, he attended the Florence Academy of Art.  While in Florence, he began to discover and appreciate the works of Old Masters such as da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt.  Today, his works have been featured in exhibitions in Switzerland, Japan, and […]

Dreaming by Rusty Rust

Hidden Objects 13 June 2013 0 Comments

Dreaming by Rusty Rust

Rusty Rust frequently creates deceptive paintings that have a hidden element to them.  Here, he paints a young boy on a horse on what we can assume is a boring day on the farm.  As his mind wanders, he slowly begins to daydream.  As he does, an opening in the dilapidated barn begins to resemble […]

Ambiguous Horse Optical Illusion

Ambiguous 8 November 2012 0 Comments

Ambiguous Horse Optical Illusion

Looking at the man on the horse below, can you tell whether he is riding away from you or toward you?  Does the dog walking along side of him give you any clues?  What do you think? This illusion is very similar to The Photographer that was featured previously.  It should be noted, however, that […]

Tiny Horses?

Miscellaneous 29 June 2012 0 Comments

Tiny Horses

What exactly are you looking at in this deceptive photo?  Is it a family of tiny horses or are the table and chairs gigantic? The horses are, of course, normal size.  It is an over-sized table and chairs that create confusion when viewing this scene from a distance.