Tag Archive: anamorphic art

Optical Illusions for Ray-Ban by Brusspup – Awesome!

The first video below – Brusspup’s Rubik’s Cube – went viral this year. I know because customers from all over the world who loved and bought Morph-O-Scopes from me at the Ventures Store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market were excited to share the video as “this other totally cool anamorphic thing on YouTube!”  We gushed…

Early Holiday Gifts from Brusspup

One of my favorite optical illusionists, Brusspup, is at it again with his latest anamorphic tricks.  I understand he shoots photos of simple oblects like those in the photo below, skews the images in Photoshop, prints them, trims the paper, and positions the skewed photos so that, from an exact viewpoint, the image looks 3-D…

31 Days of Halloween Art Skulls

Endlessly thrilling! Endlessly terrifying! Endlessly inspiring! Over this past year I came across some very ingenious, very creative skull images from around the world. Visit my blog every day throughout October to enjoy the entire collection. By Halloween you’ll be up to your skull in skulls!  Ooooo! Indiana Jones mind-shiver!!! Here’s an early sample. Click…

Bainbridge Boys & Girls Club Was Feelin’ the Oohs & Ahhs!

  … and gettin’ the giggles, gasping “whoa!” and calling Morph-O-Scopes activities “Awesome!”  Kids 5 to 12 were all totally engaged and delighted, as you’ll see. And so was the staff! What a terrific afternoon for everyone! My videographer at the event was the incredibly capable 11 year-old son of a friend on the Island!…

It’s official! We’ve launched Our Indiegogo campaign!

“Let’s Gang Up and Keep Making Fun of Optical Physics!” Dear Friends and Fans, A couple decades ago, a just-divorced, financially strapped mom had a dream. It didn’t start as her dream. It started as a simple idea to create affordable optical illusion coloring fun for her daughter’s 7th birthday party. The dream sprang from…

All Mediums are Huge – #2 – Anamorphic Apple Slices

The most exciting interactive art today in public and private spaces – hands down – is anamorphic art – in all its variations! Google alerts show it’s spreading across the globe like wildfire! Anamorphic art inspires with its ingenuity. The great thing about it in a down economy is that it requires next to no…

San Francisco’s Got Tunnel Vision! But Utah Started It!

Displayed in a BART station under San Francisco is a 3-D total-immersion optical illusion tunnel wrap of Utah’s Delicate Arch. Watch as commuters experience the astonishing merging of a  glorious Utah desert panorama:  Delicate Arch  http://vimeo.com/struckinc/montgomerytunnel, as they walk between the anamorphic murals on both walls and floor and under successive slices of the Delicate…

Greenpeace’s 3D Street Art Warns About Toxic Chemicals in Our Laundry

This article, written by Amanda Coen, 03/22/12, as seen in ecouterre.com, is reproduced below in its entirety. Yes, your eyes do deceive you. Greenpeace activists conspired with Planet Streetpainting artists to create a mind-bending optical illusion at the World Fashion Centre in Amsterdam on Tuesday. The occasion? The release of the environmental nonprofit’s third “Detox”…

Edgy Arts! Lenticular Graffiti and Fore-Edge Painting

Cracker Jack Good Luck lenticular

When I was a kid we called these delightful little Cracker Jack prizes flip-flop toys or wiggle pictures. A one-inch plastic square embossed with two different images. Tilt the square up then down and a secret message is revealed!  Enchanting stuff to an eight year old. Still enchanting this kid-at-heart today. And it seems I’m…

“Coloring meets funhouse mirror magic” – A Review

Morph-O-Scopes by OOZ & OZ - coloring page morph and mirror decoder

The following review of Morph-O-Scopes Kits appeared  in the September 2010 CoolMomPicks. We learned of it only weeks ago! The review is reprinted here with permission of Liz Gumbinner, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief of CoolMomPicks.com. “I’m not going to lie to you: When I opened the Morph-O-Scopes Kit box my daughter received for her birthday one year,…