Tag Archive: anamorphosis

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…

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”…

“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,…

The World Was Supposed to End Last Week.

3-D Grass scape

On schedule, July 16, 2011. A grassy 3-D slant anamorphosis optical illusion globe entitled “Qui Croire?” (“Who to Believe?”),  designed by French artist François Abélanet to focus attention on environmental issues, was to have been removed from in front of Paris City Hall last week. While Abélanet’s green world is probably gone, the earth’s environmental…

Deception. It’s All in Your Point of View!

Anamorphic Typography - It's a Point of View

Joseph Egan and Hunter Thompson are first year Graphic Design Communication Students currently studying at Chelsea College of Art & Design in London. Exploring the relationship between graphic design and architecture, they learned about master artist Felice Varini‘s amazing anamorphic work – a form of optical illusion that lures the viewer into a unique, immersive…

How Cracker Jack Changed My Life

Funny Papers charms

August 1950. A magical month for 8 year-olds at the Jersey Shore. We got 25₵ each day to spend anyway we wished, on comic books (10₵) or candy or games at the arcade! Our best fun adventure, though, was crawling under the boardwalk to find fallen treasure – coins or small gumball machine prizes  –…