Illusion


August 15, 2019

This Street Artist Transforms Cement Blocks into Mind-Blowing Illusions

Portuguese artist Odeith is a master of illusion art. Using spray paint, he’s able to add visual depth to flat surfaces. The resulting images seem so realistic, it’s hard to believe that they’re all just a painted illusion. His latest triumph transforms an isolated cement structure in an abandoned warehouse into a wrecked school bus. The mind-blowing illusion is so real, it’s causing a sensation online.

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May 21, 2019

Blue or Green? What Color You See Says A Lot About How Your Brain Works

If you’re a fan of optical illusions and how people’s perceptions differ, try this experiment conducted by Optical Express. Take a look at the above image. What color do you see, blue or green? While the answer might seem cut and dry, people’s answers differ widely. According to the survey of 1,000 people conducted by Optical Express, 64% perceived the top image to be green and 32% believed it was blue.

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April 19, 2019

Artist Uses Tape to Turn Flat Surfaces into Fun and Colorful 3D Illusions

New York-based artist Aakash Nihalani is known for his playful optical illusion installations that blend graphic, cartoon worlds with reality. He uses a variety of material, including tape, paint, paper, vinyl, wood, and steel to create trick-of-the-eye, three-dimensional artworks that aren’t always what they seem. Nihalani’s latest work transforms ordinary gallery walls and outdoor spaces into interactive playgrounds. Viewers are encouraged to come closer, play, and question reality.

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