This is the title of a 17th Century French book whose illustrations instruct the artist about the basics of perspective. The very first steps to a good optical illusion.
Don’t push it over!
An anamorphosis is used to show something that is only recognizable from a certain location and in a certain angle. Most of them are classically hidden inside paintings. But a city decided to use one anamorphosis to make car drivers believe that there is a child playing on the road, forcing them to slow down…… Read More
Very impressive demonstration of what can be done with a beautiful video projection when it uses as best as possible technical means to make appear what is often ready to become a full blown optical illusion… in architecture. YouTube link The designer: www.projectieopgebouwen.nl.
Anamorphosis is a technique to hide images in another image. It has long been used by painters. And some of them are quite well known like the The Ambassadors (Hans Holbein the Younger, 1533) below. In this painting, there is a highly deformed skull appearing like a whitish blade at the bottom of the painting.… Read More