The Shapes of Imagination

Shadow 14 May 2015 0 Comments

The Shapes of Imagination

John V. Muntean, the creator of the Magic Angle Sculpture, was recently commissioned by Ogilvy & Mather to create this sculpture using more than 18,000 LEGO® bricks for display in the Singapore LEGO store.  The true magic of the model, measuring 50cm x 50cm (nearly 20 x 20 inches), can only be seen when shining a […]

The Terrace Made From LEGO

Impossible 2 September 2014 0 Comments

The Terrace Made From LEGO

This impossible-looking LEGO structure was created by a Flickr user going by the handle of Brixie63.  It is a recreation of and homage to David Macdonald’s famous digital manipulation titled The Terrace.  What makes the story even more interesting is that David Macdonald created The Terrace as an homage to The Warped Chessboard painting by […]

M&M Bulge Illusion

Miscellaneous 20 March 2014 0 Comments

m&m bulge illusion

Using Legos and two colors of M&Ms, Mary Coffelt, Briena Heller, and Michael McCamy created the following optical illusion at Martinez-Conde and Macknik Laboratories, Barrow Neurological Institute.  The way that the candies are arranged on the checkered Lego pattern, the object appears to bulge even though the surface is flat.  This bulge illusion was originally […]

The Engineer (Primary School) by David Macdonald

Impossible 16 July 2012 1 Comment

The Engineer (Primary School) by David Macdonald

David Macdonald created this LEGO version of the Penrose triangle (or impossible triangle) using 2D drawing and painting software. This work may not be as popular as his Terrace image, but it is always nice to see new interpretations of old illusions.

Lego Terracotta Army by Leon Keer

Anamorphosis,Trompe L'oeil,Video 15 June 2012 1 Comment

3d Street Art Sarasota - Leon Keer

Every year, the Sarasota Chalk Festival  attracts artists from all over the world.  At the 2011 festival, Leon Keer, Ruben Poncia, Remko van Schaik and Peter Westerink created the following anamorphic pavement chalk painting inspired by the Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China.   Two videos detailing this street painting […]