We've all come across an optical illusion that has tricked our eyes, but how often has it been on someone's face? Vancouver-based makeup artist Mimi Choi uses her skills to transform her own visage into mind-boggling images that look like Surrealist paintings. Even if you look closely at the photos, it is hard to tell how she manages these visual tricks.
A well-done optical illusion will challenge your brain and your eyes.
Photographer Accidentally Captures Brilliant Optical Illusion of “Three-Headed Deer” Roaming in Forest
At first glance, photographer Renatas Jakaitis appears to have captured something straight out of science fiction.
Are you afraid of heights? If not, you might be tempted to climb this staircase to the sky. South African land artist Strijdom van der Merwe is the creator behind Staircase to Heaven, an illusionary sculpture that looks like a set of endless steps that reach the clouds. However, once the viewer views the sculpture from a different angle, the visual trick is revealed. This piece is actually a vertical ladder that’s just 4.5 meters (14.
What do you see among these zigzag lines?
With so many distractions in everyday life, it can be hard to stand out—especially if you’re in advertising.
Strange, mysterious things can happen in the mountains. Among the more scientifically explainable phenomenon one may encounter at high altitudes is the Brocken spectre. These unnaturally large shadows show up on clouds, shifting fast and decorated with rainbow halos. These shadowy figures are named for the Brocken, a mountain peak in the Harz Mountains of Germany. Due to its height, the peak often extends above low cloud or fog cover.
When you first set your eyes on a pair of jeans by the brand LEJE, you might think that you’re...
While most people see everyday life as routine, visual effects artist Kevin Lustgarten sees ample opportunity for creativity.
Throughout art history, artists have played with optical illusions to trick the viewers' eyes with mind-bending complex compositions. Self-taught artist Sergi Cadenas takes a unique and thoroughly modern approach to this age-old tradition by creating paintings that contain dual images; they transform as you move from one side of the piece to the other.
Frost makes grass crunchy and signals that winter is on its way.
Many talented artists gravitate towards makeup for its power to temporarily transform the body into incredible illusions.