Sunday Morning Illusion

This week we don't so much have an illusion, but a more gentle form of abuse of our senses. I figured the hangovers after St. Patrick's day wouldn't want to cope with the usual brain-breaking.

Ben Heine is a visual artist with some wicked cool stuff. Go look at it all. We're only going to look at one of his styles, though.

Ben has found a clever way of abusing forced perspective and pencil drawings to offer a clever reimagining of the world around him. I've included some of my favorites.

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Ryan Consell is a skeptical artist, tap-dancing armorer, juggling scientist, rock-climbing writer, sword-fighting math teacher, uni-cycling gamer, fire-spinning academic and devout nerd. He has a Masters in Applied science, most of a bachelors in Fine Arts, and a very short attention span. He is the author of How Not to Poach a Unicorn and half of the masochistic comedy duo that is Creative Dissonance. Follow him on Twitter @StudentofWhim


  1. March 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

    That cat pic hurts my brain.

  2. March 18, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Love the one with the mirror. Makes me think about what's "correct", since it blocks not only our view of the mirror, but also the mirrors view of the photographer.

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