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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August 1, 2018

Photographer Creates Surreal Photos Without the Help of Photoshop

Photographer John Dykstra has had a long artistic journey. After falling in love with photography as a teenager, he went through a period where he sold his equipment, only to be lured back to his passion in 2014. After mastering studio lighting in a college program, he fell in love with portraiture and photography’s ability to represent any fantasy the artistic mind could imagine.

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