15 Epic, Mind-Twisting Paintings Of Rob Gonsalves

When it comes to paintings things get really subjective. Art is easily interpretable and it takes a keen eye to really be able to appreciate techniques and symbolism. But there are a certain type of art works that are appealing to the large majority: optical illusions. We’re attracted to the mystery and amazed how easily…

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Hold Still, a Series of Illustrations by Henrietta Harris

Henrietta Harris, an Auckland based illustrator is the author behind a series of portraits entitled ironically “Hold Still“. Ironically because the faces seem to tear off from the portraits, taking of a personality of their own, or drifting to another place. The portraits, a combination of illustrations and paintings on watercolor and gouaches are, intriguing…

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Oleg Shuplyak’s Optical Illusion Paintings

Sometimes there’s more to the eye than you initially perceive. Apparently just some amazing oil paintings, the works of Ukrainian artist Oleg Shuplyak’s hide a surreal world once you take a step back and watch more closely. Through carefully placed objects, characters, coloring and shadows, there is a second image in the painting which creates…

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Optical Illusions: Static Images That Seem to Move

Are these images moving? Of course not. They were designed to play tricks on your vision and mind, just for the fun of it. Following the indications, these static images will give you the impression that they are moving, or, even better, things will start to fade away right in front of your eyes until…

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