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.

More after the break


Ryan is a professional nerd, teaching engineering in the frozen north. Somewhat less professionally, he is a costumer, author, blacksmith, juggler, gamer, serial enthusiast, and supporter of the Oxford comma. He can be found on twitter and instagram @studentofwhim. If you like what I do here, feel free to leave a tip in my tipjar.

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  1. 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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