Japanese artist Makamoto Nakamura creates tessellation patterns. After majoring in graphic design at Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan, he became increasingly interested in tessellation design thanks to M.C. Escher. His tiled pattern below, titled Marathon 1, shows a series of runners jogging left and the right with no gaps or overlaps.
British artist James Hopkins creates very interesting and very original sculptures. Perhaps you recall his anamorphic South Park Illusion or his bookshelf that resembled a skull. In the video below, he discusses an outdoor sculpture that he created in the city of Wembley in the United Kingdom. The sculpture sits near a busy section of [...]
The strange green creature below is showing off his gymnastic skills on the parallel bars. But are these bars really parallel? Does he get a higher score for the extra degree of difficulty? Spanish professor Vicente Meavilla created this composition. Meavilla uses felt-tip pens to color many of his drawings.
Skaters appear to come out of the clouds and onto the ice in this surreal landscape from Chow Hon Lam (Flying Mouse).
Take a quick look at the scene below. Does something seem strange or awkward about it? The tennis players are normal (i.e., right-side-up), but the rest of the scene has somehow been inverted. The court and people on the perimeter of the image are upside-down. This image can be hard to look at as your [...]