Illusion

January 21, 2019

Artist Uses Makeup to Transform His Face into Incredible 3D Optical Illusions

From 3D drawings that seem to jump off the page to mind-boggling hyperrealistic art, we’ve seen many skilled artists transform 2D surfaces into 3D illusions. However, professional makeup artist Luca Luce takes playing with perspective to a whole new level by using his own face as his canvas. The Italian artist showcases the astonishing power of makeup, creating mind-blowing looks that are equally creepy as they are captivating.

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September 18, 2018

Ingeniously Articulated Tattoos Require Bending to See the Full Image

A post shared by Menace Tattoo (@menacetattoo) on Aug 27, 2018 at 12:31pm PDT Artist Vek Van Hillik has created an ingenious way to integrate two stunning designs into one awe-inspiring tattoo. Using strategic placement and a masterful understanding of optical illusions, he inks shape-shifting creatures that change form as the body moves. The most defining parts of his designs are hidden in the folds of legs and arms.

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August 28, 2018

Library Workers Recommend Books By Merging Themselves With Novels Every Week

A post shared by Palo Alto City Library (@paloaltolibrary) on Aug 17, 2018 at 6:49am PDT Over the past couple of years, the cover of books has given way for a charming creative challenge. Using some strategic placement and illusion photography, readers are becoming one with a publication—literally—by merging their bodies with the images appearing on the chosen cover.

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