Cream by Tolga Girgin

Anamorphosis 5 October 2015 0 Comments

Cream by Tolga Girgin

I recently came across some exceptional anamorphic 3D lettering works created by Tolga Girgin.  In the example below, which he calls ‘Cream’, the letters of the word are drawn on a flat sheet of paper using a parallelpen & brushpen and a pencil.  It looks as if the letters of the word CREAM are hovering […]

3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Anamorphosis,Video 18 May 2015 0 Comments

3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Lex Wilson lives in Nottingham, UK and describes himself as a self-certified obsessive compulsive doodler.  He uses anamorphic techniques to create 3D typography that appears to stand off of the page when viewed from a specific angle.  His sketch below, showing a raised “HIGH” and a sunken “LOW”, is a good representation of his impressive […]

A to Z by Kumi Yamashita

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A-to-Z by Kumi Yamashita

In this sculpture created by Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita, the shadows cast by a group of carved wooden letters form the profile of a face when lit by a single light source (from the right).  Her artwork frequently uses simple objects, light and shadow to form human profiles and other likenesses. More of her artwork […]

Eureka Car Park Optical Illusion

Anamorphosis 22 October 2012 0 Comments

Eureka Car Park 1

The  Eureka Tower Carpark in Melbourne, Australia contains of series of anamorphic letter illusions designed by German artist Axel Peemoeller.  The letters can be read perfectly when viewed at certain angles, but appear distorted when viewed from all other angles.  The example below shows the how the letters form the word “UP” as a motorist […]