Graffiti artist transforms buildings into surreal 3D art

Using a variety of shading, gradients and shadows, static buildings become visually-striking optical illusions.

Artist uses graffiti to bring fine art paintings to the streets

Julio Anaya Cabanding takes well-known masterpieces and recreates them in urban environments.

Makeup artist uses optical illusions to create amazing effects

Makeup can be transformational; if done right it can turn one thing into something completely different. For example, the mind-bending effects from Vancouver makeup artist Mimi Choi has proven she is the queen of optical illusion makeup.

Clever ads use optical illusions to encourage pet adoption

Pet adoption is a wonderful thing. Ask any pet owner, and they’ll probably tell you that their furry friend has made their family feel complete. Photographer Amol Jadhav along with art director Pranav Bhide took that concept and transformed a brilliant idea into striking ads that are more than…

Add sparkle to your room with optical glass sculptures

Glass sculptures have been around since ancient Egypt. And although modern day glass art has advanced over the years, many artists continue to follow the same techniques used by ancient glass artists.

Hide the wine. This wine rack uses optical illusion to store your booze

esigned by Harlequin Illusions, the Pinetti seamlessly vanishes the wine bottles that pass through it.

Architectural optical illusion makes church disappear

You don’t need to be a religious person to appreciate the architectural designs of churches and mosques. However, the design of this church in Borgloon, Belgium, has baffled locals. The building appears whole from one angle, but appears to dissolve into thin air from another. 

Amazing 3D anamorphic graffiti that appears to be floating

Portuguese street artist Sergio Odeith can create stunning 3D graffiti optical illusions that evoke the feeling of spatial depth. However, these two-dimensional artworks uses clever perspective and shading techniques to create anamorphic masterpieces.

Beautiful mirror mosaic creates optical illusions

French designer Arnaud Lapierre has created a mesmerizing mirror installation at the Place Vendôme in Paris. Called The Ring Mirror, it plays with the context of this urban space through reflections, light and the interaction of passers-by.