Grand Canyon Street Painting by Tracy Lee Stum

Anamorphosis 23 March 2015 0 Comments

Grand Canyon Street Painting by Tracy Lee Stum

Here, streetpainter Tracy Lee Stum can be seen bringing the Grand Canyon directly to the streets of Santa Monica, California.  She was tasked by the Arizona Tourism Board to create this remarkable piece of street art in an effort to get Californians interested in visiting the National Park at some point in the future.  The […]

Edgar Mueller Duality

Anamorphosis,Video 8 December 2014 0 Comments

Edgar Mueller Duality

Edgar Mueller painted this extraordinary piece of street art in Moscow in 2010.  It is part of a series of paintings called “Unconditional Love”.  Speaking about this project, Mueller notes that: Some years ago I was in Moscow for a purely commercially-based project, now I was looking forward to having the option of creating a […]

Pacific Life Pavement Chalk Art

Anamorphosis,Video 13 October 2014 0 Comments

Pacific Life Pavement Chalk Art

While watching the Michigan State vs. Purdue football game this past weekend (Michigan State won 45-31), a commercial for the insurance company Pacific Life came on during one of the breaks.  It took me about half way through the commercial before I realized that the subject matter of the advertisement was a three dimensional anamorphic […]

Crash Site by Kurt Wenner

Anamorphosis 10 February 2014 0 Comments

Crash Site by Kurt Wenner

The best way for me to know what type of optical illusions you want to see more of is to hear directly from you.  One easy way that you can do this (without taking too much time out of your busy day) is to vote for each post.  If certain types of illusions are consistently […]

Honda CR-V Optical Illusion Commercial

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Honda CRV Optical Illusion Commercial

This one minute commercial for the Honda CR-V features a number of different optical illusions. The tag line for the commercial is “An Impossible Made Possible”, and the result is a mind-bending and pretty entertaining advertisement. I typically do not like many commercials, but I must admit that this one was well done. Do you […]

The Waterfall by Edgar Mueller

Anamorphosis 28 October 2013 0 Comments

Tribute to Mount Fuji by Edgar Mueller

Much like his street painting The Crevasse, Edgar Mueller’s The Waterfall features what appears to be a giant hole in the pavement revealing a dramatic scene.  Edgar created this anamorphic work in July 2007 on River Street in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.  This street painting, created for the Prairie Arts festival, was the biggest three-dimensional […]

Life of Pi 3D Chalk Art

Anamorphosis,Video 29 April 2013 0 Comments

Life of Pi Sidewalk Chalk Art by Tracy Lee Stum

In March, internationally recognized street artist Tracy Lee Stum created the following 3D chalk drawing in Los Angeles, California.  The image was inspired by Life of Pi, a movie directed by Ang Lee that won four Academy Awards (including Best Director).  Tracy’s art recreates a pivotal scene from the movie in which a large whale […]