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.


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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