26 May 2009

3D Wall Art ~ John Pugh's Giant Illusion Murals!

Thanks to John Mills for pointing out the Daily Mail piece Off the wall: The astonishing 3D murals painted on the sides of buildings by a trompe l'oeil artist spotting John Pugh's giant visual illusions! Notes the Daily Mail...
"The incredibly lifelike scenes are actually huge works of art, painted on the side of perfectly intact buildings. [...] The paintings, which have fooled many, were created by John Pugh, who specialises in trompe l'oeil -- or 'trick of the eye' -- art. He uses his skills to delude the viewer into seeing 3D scenes painted on flat surfaces. The Californian-born artist said: 'It seems almost universal that people take delight in being visually tricked.' His works can been seen all over the world..."

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