3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Anamorphosis,Video 18 May 2015 0 Comments

3D Typography from Lex Wilson

Lex Wilson lives in Nottingham, UK and describes himself as a self-certified obsessive compulsive doodler.  He uses anamorphic techniques to create 3D typography that appears to stand off of the page when viewed from a specific angle.  His sketch below, showing a raised “HIGH” and a sunken “LOW”, is a good representation of his impressive […]

Squaring the Circle

Video 12 February 2015 0 Comments

Squaring the Circle

This interesting sculpture called Squaring the Circle was created in 2013 by Troika, the UK-based artist group consisting of Conny Freyer, Eva Rucki and Sebastien Noel.  Watch the video below shot at the Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, California to see how these CNC bent steel tubes (measuring 54 3/4 x 54 3/4 x 30 1/2 inches) form […]

Comix Face

Miscellaneous,Video 5 February 2015 2 Comments

Comix Face

This striking photograph from Alexander Khokhlov’s “2D or not 2D” series looks like it could be an illustration of a woman in a comic book.  Surprisingly, it is an actual model (her name is Ekaterina Ashikhmina) with her face and hair painted by make-up artist Valeriya Kutsan.  This photographic series was selected as one of […]

Brusspup’s Incredible Spinning Illusion

Video 29 January 2015 0 Comments

Brusspup's Incredible Spinning Illusion

This unique metal design uses a single light source and a little spin to produce a rather dramatic effect.  Brusspup got the idea for this video when he was walking through Santa Monica and saw a similar effect on a spinner in a storefront.  He bought it, of course, and the end result is what […]

Brusspup’s Minecraft Poster Illusion

Forced Perspective,Video 29 December 2014 0 Comments

Brusspup's Minecraft Poster Illusion

Using the same type of style employed by British artist Patrick Hughes, Brusspup created this mind-boggling video featuring a poster dedicated to the game Minecraft (a game about breaking and placing blocks).  As you move to the left and right it looks like the elements of the poster are moving and following you in some […]

Warped Circles Optical Illusion

Estimation,Video 11 December 2014 0 Comments

Warped Circles Optical Illusion

This brief video shows a pair of circles that appear to be very warped or distorted.  Using circles cut out from a sheet of white paper, the creator of this video demonstrates that there is nothing warped about them at all.  Even after you know the truth, once the white circle cut outs are removed, […]

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 […]