Fantasy fans will know that an enchanted spell book is a powerful tool that can hold the arcane secrets of mythical worlds. Whether you believe in magic or not, it’s hard to avoid the allure of a magic book, full of glowing pages, riddles, mystery, and folktales.
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Photographer Chris Engman invites you to enter a world within a world.
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.
Is this a door or a beach??? Hahahaha pic.twitter.com/f4DZ7MZzGy — (@rebeccareilly__)
Anything is possible through photography.
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.
A moving square appears to change in color, though the color is constant. pic.twitter.com/phzLNgfIZy — Akiyoshi Kitaoka (@AkiyoshiKitaoka)
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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.
Los Angeles-based artist Katy Ann Gilmore combines art and mathematics to transform ordinary, flat surfaces into incredible three-dimensional illusions.
Things are not what they seem on the plates of chef Ben Churchill.