"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..."
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...
Posted by Joost Bonsen at 10:39
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