If you keep you eye on one of the balls the other one seems to be all over the place. Then try it with the other ball.
This is a great picture of the atrium in the tallest building in the world, the Burj Dubai. But are we looking up or are we looking down?
Here are a couple of Ben Heine pictures that I have just added to our Gallery of his work. Be sure to check out our Ben Heine Gallery
This is our take on the famous Lilac Chaser by Jeremy Hilton. We have changed the colors and added another ball going in the opposite direction. Just stare intently at the center cross.
I designed this optical illusion a few years ago now and just thought it would be nice to give it another airing.
Patrick Hughes is an acclaimed British artist who was born in Birmingham, but now works in London. He aspired to create a name for himself in his field, which he did when he invented the optical illusion reverspective. Reverspective is an illusion designed on a three dimensional surface where the farthest parts of the picture are actually the nearest.
Life before the Reverspective Optical Illusion
Hughes became an independent much later on in life. Before he created his reputation as the man behind the reverspective optical illusion, he taught students in Leeds College of Art. Since he wanted to play a more active role in the art industry, he quit teaching to become a full time independent artist.
Image source Photo Extremist - Animation by Optical Spy
Here is another one of the those 'different shades' optical illusions. Can you tell the difference between two shades when the black bar covers the join?
Great optical illusion necklace available from Aroha Silhouettes
Lui Bolin is an artist that takes pride in his work, and can often be seen fighting for the rights of Chinese artists in China. He depicted his disdain for the lack of recognition artists receive from the government of China after the destruction of the artist village Suo Jia Cun in Beijing. He expressed his anger and sadness towards the demolition of the village by painting himself into the scenes.
For artists in China, he has become the voice, and he uses his status to address several different social issues associated with China’s economic development. Through his artwork, he has established himself as a tough opponent for the Chinese government. His legacy as an accomplished artist continues, but it is important to know how and where it all started. More here on the Spy Blog..
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