A New Wall by István Orosz

Impossible 23 May 2017 0 Comments

A New Wall by István Orosz

Have a look at this piece of impossible architecture drawn by István Orosz and try to figure out how it was built.  Obviously it could not be constructed in the real world, but fortunately on paper (or on your  screen) this type of design can absolutely exist.  Notice how each of the three doorways are […]

Great Wall of China Optical Illusion

Forced Perspective 14 February 2017 0 Comments

Great Wall of China Optical Illusion

This gentleman is casually leaning up against a wall on a visit to the Great Wall of China.  But something doesn’t quite seem right about this photograph.  Can you figure out what is going on? Parts of the Great Wall of China were built as early as the 7th century BC.   Most of the best-known […]

Bricks Optical Illusion

Hidden Objects 27 May 2016 0 Comments

Bricks Optical Illusion

A Facebook user by the name of Arron Bevin posted this photograph of a brick wall to his account earlier this month.  He indicated that it was one of the best optical illusions he had ever seen.  He further said that it took him a good 5 minutes to find the hidden image in this […]

DIRIMART Gallery Installation by Peter Kogler

Miscellaneous 12 March 2015 1 Comment

DIRIMART Gallery Installation by Peter Kogler

Peter Kogler decorated the walls, floor and ceiling of this section of the DIRIMART Gallery in Istanbul, Turkey in 2011.  The carefully drawn lines give the impression that the entire room is somehow warped and distorted creating an uneasy feeling for anyone entering this corridor. This photograph was taken by Atelier Kogler. (via Peter Kogler)

Blue Berlin by Fanette G

Anamorphosis 15 December 2014 0 Comments

Blue Berlin by Fanette G

This anamorphic three-dimensional object was commissioned in February 2014 and was painted with a spray can in a flat in Berlin, Germany.  When viewed from the angle that this photograph was taken at, it looks like a rectangular column hovering in the corner of the room. By moving several feet to the right, you can […]

Tron Optical Illusion

Anamorphosis,Video 16 June 2014 0 Comments

Tron Optical Illusion

It took Brusspup about 10 hours to create this anamorphic optical illusion paying homage to the 1982 movie Tron.  He describes the process of taping the Christmas lights to the wall as “painstaking” as they kept falling off.  Thankfully, he was patient enough to see it through to completion.  When discussing the illusion, he offers […]

Extended Family Mural by John Pugh

Trompe L'oeil 2 June 2014 0 Comments

Extended Family Mural by John Pugh

John Pugh designs very large trompe l’oeil optical illusion murals and he is doing exactly what he wants to be doing. I have found that the “language” of life-size illusions allow me to communicate with a very large audience. It seems almost universal that people take delight in being visually tricked. Once captivated by the […]