Light Flurries by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 15 February 2016 0 Comments

Light Flurries by Rob Gonsalves

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 […]

Deluged by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 22 November 2015 0 Comments

Deluged by Rob Gonsalves

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 […]

Arboreal Office by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 12 January 2015 0 Comments

Arboreal Office by Rob Gonsalves

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)

Beyond the Reef by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 31 July 2014 0 Comments

Beyond the Reef by Rob Gonsalves

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 […]

Top 10 Optical Illusions of 2013

Miscellaneous 31 December 2013 0 Comments

Top Optical Illusions of 2013

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 […]

When The Lights Were Out by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 22 July 2013 3 Comments

When The Lights Were Out by Rob Gonsalves

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.

The Phenomenon of Floating by Rob Gonsalves

Ambiguous 28 January 2013 0 Comments

The Phenomenon of Floating by Rob Gonsalves

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 […]