This book looks at how some artists play tricks with the viewer and confuse us with their fascinating optical illusions. This book will help students discover and understand the world of illusion art and inspire them to create their own optical illusions.
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What Is Illusion Art?
Playing Tricks 16
Different Viewpoints 30
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airbrush amazing artists create artists want atmospheric perspective Beever's blue face Bridget Riley British artist career castle contrasting colors create the illusion created tessellating cube cylindrical mirror distance dots Dutch artist exactly Examples of anamorphs fantasy art Fantasy artists figures flip follow the rules foreshortening front corner line Georges Seurat grid Gustave Verbeek horizon line Hughes's reverspectives illusion art illusion artists illusion of depth impossible buildings impossible images impossible objects inside Kenneth Noland Kurt Wenner letter-rack paintings M. C. Escher metamorphs mirror anamorph Op Art optical illusion painter pavement photorealism Photorealist picture play tricks Pugh creates Pugh's murals realistic reversible portrait Rex Whistler rules of perspective scene shading shadows show objects side skills solid and real super-realistic surface Syd Mead techniques tessellating pattern toy theaters tricks with perspective trompe I'oeil paintings two-point perspective U.S. artist vanishing point vertical line Victor Vasarely viewer viewpoint visual effect Voeil website containing images