Optical illusions involving hidden skulls have been around for a very long time and modern artists continue to produce them. In this version with a fantasy-art theme, a woman wearing a white hooded cloak and black shirt stands in front of a group of white and black candles with her arms extended. Two candle holders […]
Noah Scalin likes skulls. He is the founder of the Skull-A-Day project. Now in its sixth year, the project features a new image of a skull every day. In 2012, Scalin created the following anamorphic skull using 497 VHS cassette tapes as a commission of the TCC Visual Arts Center in Tidewater Virginia. The skull […]
In honor of Halloween, an illusion involving something macabre seems appropriate today. The following illusion is a skull afterimage illusion. In order to get this illusion to work, stare at the X in the eye of the skull for thirty seconds. Then look away from the image at a blank sheet of paper or wall […]
British artist James Hopkins transforms everyday items into sophisticated illusions. His work below, titled “Shelf Life”, was created in 2006 for a private collection. Does the bookshelf resemble something else? To learn more about James Hopkins and view more of his works, please visit JamesHopkinsWorks.com.