A man with a lantern emerges from a grouping of pine trees and approaches the edge of a lake. As he looks down the coastline, the pine trees transform into skyscrapers in the night. Can you tell where the pine trees end and the skyscrapers begin? You have to wonder when Rob Gonsalves painted this […]
In this painting by Rob Gonsalves, the scene in the foreground presents an entirely different meaning than the scene in the background. This type of transition is pretty common in all paintings from Gonsalves. If you look toward the back of the image, it appears to be an open body of water – maybe even […]
This painting by Rob Gonsalves, completed in October 2014, features a dramatic transformation. Looking at the painting from the bottom, a man is standing in a wooded area by a campfire, but as he looks up into the clear night sky, the trees morph into skyscrapers. (via Huckleberry Fine Art)
In this new painting from Canadian magic realism painter Rob Gonsalves titled Beyond the Reef, two different worlds morph seamlessly into one another. On the right side of the painting, a male and female can be seen snorkeling underwater and your viewpoint is from below. The female can be seen swimming near the surface while […]
Would like to take the time to wish everyone a Happy New Year! Based on your feedback, votes and shares on social media sites, here are the ten most popular optical illusions posted on An Optical Illusion during 2013. The illusions are listed in no particular order whatsoever. Click each post title to be taken […]
This painting portrays a magical scene during what might be a power outage in a big city. When the dark row of skyscrapers reflects on the surface of the lake, the city comes alive. To order prints of Rob Gonsalves’ work, please visit Huckleberry Fine Art.
I love the work of Rob Gonsalves. Each of his paintings presents a subtle yet magical transformation. When the viewer finally realizes what is going on, he (or she) cannot help but be impressed. His painting below, titled “The Phenomenon of Floating” presents a woman floating on her back and looking at the heavens in […]