Tag: illusions

3d street art

We’ve visited anamorphic illusions before [1] but this is a nice new one from Sarasota that also indulges our love of Lego: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dufois/6320944911/in/photostream/ [1] See: http://www.liblog.port.ac.uk/blog/2011/01/2536/ http://www.liblog.port.ac.uk/blog/2010/11/2394/

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Reverspective

TOTD was at the British Library last month and particularly enjoyed seeing a work by the artist Patrick Hughes, who specialises in what he calls “reverspectives”. These are three-dimensional paintings that appear flat when viewed from the front, but as you

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Impossible slopes

This bit of illusion has caught TOTD’s eye: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAXm0dIuyug&feature=player_embedded

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Sight for Sore Eyes…

We’ve all heard of “Magic Eye” pictures – stereograms, if you want to be technical about it. These are images which allow you to see 3D images by focusing on 2D patterns. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_Eye So, now you’ve read all about them,

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Anamorphic illusions

If you’ve not come across Julian Beever’s artwork before, they’re worth checking out.  In particular his anamorphic illusions which regularly do rounds of the web: www.julianbeever.net And to think it’s so ephemeral (photographs aside)… till the next rain or pedestrian

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