This Artist Creates Amazing 3D Optical Illusions Using Simple Lines

Katy Ann Gilmore is a Los Angles-based artist. She has a degree in mathematics so it’s not hard to see where she takes most of her inspiration from – her works are highly detailed, rhythmic and symmetrical, much like an elegant equation. Continue reading »

Amazing Hand Painting Illusions By Ray Massey And Annie Ralli

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London-based photographer Ray Massey teamed up with a talented body painter Annie Ralli to transform hands into architecture, sport scenes and other deceiving objects. These incredible hand illusions are a part of advertising campaign for Ecclesiastical Insurance, a niche insurance company using the byline “You’re in good hands”. Continue reading »

French Artist Creates Mind Blowing Trompe-L’oeil Illusions

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Patrick Commecy, a talented street artist from France, makes these mind-bending hyper-realistic wall paintings. The before and after photos show the big difference these murals create. It is true that sometimes walls of a building can look really dull and boring, but Patrick has some mad skills to transform them into something amazing and beautiful. Continue reading »

This Unique New Bookstore In China Is Filled With Optical Illusions

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A new bookstore has recently opened in Hangzhou, China, and the inside is kind of amazing to see. The store is located just above the main plaza, within the commercial center of Star Avenue, in the Binjiang District, and adjacent to Qiantang River. The bookstore, designed by XL-MUSE, has been designed so the spaces seem huge and never-ending. Continue reading »

A Talented Body Painter Has Created A Series Of Mind-Bending Illusions That Cover Entire Torsos

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Natalie Fletcher’s work are enough to make people double-take, the spiraling patterns of some appearing to fade into the abyss. In other works, the artists designs look as though they are never ending, while some show body parts appearing to protrude from models chests. The idea behind the ongoing series came to Natalie as a means of keeping entertained during the winter months. Continue reading »

Body Painting Illusions – The Latest Creations Of Hikaru Cho

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A selection of the latest body painting illusions by the Japanese artist Hikaru Cho, who is having fun transforming reality thanks to clever trompe l’oeil art! Some strange and twisted creations, painted directly on the skin of her models with acrylic paint. Continue reading »

German Graffitist Creates 3D Optical Illusions Over The Urban Landscape

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When you stare into any of the abysses created by German graffitist 1010, the abysses stare back at you—or at least they appear to. Inspired by the relationship between optics and neurology, the Hamburg-based artist has amassed a cult following over the past couple of years for his large-scale pieces that can be found throughout his motherland, and sometimes even around the world. His graffiti work, such as his most recent piece in Warsaw, Poland, predominantly resonates with the playful ideologies driving the op art movement, incorporating kaleidoscopic colorations into his abyss-esque designs. Continue reading »

Yung Cheng Lin’s Human Art Illusions Address Female Body Modification

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Taiwanese artist Yung Cheng Lin, commonly known as 3CM, visualizes themes of women’s issues, social standards, and body modification through a photographic lens. The artist interprets these subjects through simple tools and materials that interact with a human body to reveal a message and convey an idea. Red string, push pins and roses literally intersect the female figures in the photographs, creating striking and somewhat alarming visual compositions that come to life through digital manipulation. Continue reading »

Pejac Paints Mesmerizing ‘Eye Trap’ Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul

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Talented Spanish street artist Pejac just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l’œil pieces in the district of Uskudar titled Lock, Poster and Shutters. Continue reading »

Optical Illusions

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A visitor looks at a monumental sculpture by artist Robert Therrien in the newly opened Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in this April 23, 2012 file photo. (Photo by Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)
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Optical Illusions


The rear end and head and shoulders of Eurasier dogs Tinu and Uno are seen from behind a tree as their handler holds onto their leads during the launch of the Crufts dog show in Green Park, central London, February 24, 2004. (Photo by Natasha-Marie Brown/Reuters) Continue reading »

Fantastic 3D Illusions of Nikolaj Arndt

Fantastic 3d art created by Nikolaj Arndt, a multi-skilled artist from Germany. Just sit back, watch and relax. Continue reading »