Illusion

August 6, 2018

Self-Taught Makeup Artist Transforms Her Face Into Striking Optical Illusions

A post shared by 🎨RJ🎨 (@cakefacerj) on May 15, 2018 at 10:48am PDT Self-taught makeup artist, simply known as RJ (aka @cakefacerj), uses her face as her canvas to create striking optical illusions. With makeup brushes as her tools and brightly-colored eye shadows and pigments as her palette, RJ’s impressive portfolio of trompe-l'œil looks showcase her superb skills and boundless creativity.

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June 29, 2018

Chef Creates Mind-Bending Food Illusions Where Nothing on the Plate Is What It Seems

Things are not what they seem on the plates of chef Ben Churchill. His food art is an ongoing series of optical illusions that conceal delicious desserts under the guise that they’re inanimate objects or completely different dishes. Churchill is a master at forming his pannacotta, sponge cakes, and jellies to mimic the size and shape of what he’s trying to imitate; they look so convincing that you only realize they're sweet treats once you dig in.

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April 10, 2018

Every Color Will Disappear in This Mind-Bending Optical Illusion If You Stare Long Enough

Our mind is constantly trying to make sense of the world around us, and sometimes certain combinations of lines and colors result in mind-bending optical illusions. These phenomenons not only give us a scientific view into the complexity of the human brain, but they’re pretty fun too! One of the latest illusions to trick our eyes (and mind) is this blurry combination of pastel hues.

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