Sunday Morning Illusion

Marlin Peterson created these massive paintings on the roof of some factories in Seattle to creep the shit out of Space Needle visitors. It’s a wonderful trompe l’oeil made even more effective in that it can only be seen from one angle, the top of the Space Needle. Another perspective after the break.

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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. September 16, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    Space Needle.

  2. September 16, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Corrected, thank you.

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