Art – is a kind of magic, and it is best to know this surrealist painter, and especially those who have devoted their creativity study of optical illusions. They are like magicians, only taken out of their hats are not rabbits, and new worlds, turns reality inside out and make it look completely different, astonished and admiring eyes.
Photo Vide collected works of the masters, each of which reminds us that the world is full of miracles – both around us and in the universe of the human imagination.
Mind-Twisting Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves
Rob Gonsalves (born in 1959 in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian painter of magic realism with a unique perspective and style. He produces original works, limited edition prints and illustrations for his own books.
During his childhood, Gonsalves developed an interest in drawing from imagination using various media. By the age of twelve, his awareness of architecture grew as he learned perspective techniques and he began to create his first paintings and renderings of imagined buildings.
Jacek Yerka Creates Puzzling Illustrations That Reveal Different Scenes When Rotated
My greatest source of inspiration is always (and I bet will be) my childhood souvenirs – that places, remembered feelings, fragrances and technique of 1950s . You can see it in : Between Heaven and Hell, Attack at dawn, Summer in the city, Paradise in the yard or Halloween.
Other group of my works is inspired by dreams: New Age Manhattan, Metropolis, Sonnet, Strawberry tree, Cathedral, Swimming lesson. My often trips and stays at Polish countryside also became inspiring and resulted in a series of “rustical” themes – Amok harvest, Space barn, Express package, Jalousie, Full bowl. – Jacek Yerka
Merging Fact and Reality in Neil Simone’s Surreal Paintings
Neil Simone is a Yorkshire based artist whose conceptional paintings have been delighting collectors for more than 40 years.
Neil is entirely self taught and uses complex techniques to create paintings whose concept and style are as distinctive as they are unique. Fusing fact with visionary fantasy Neil’s work continues to expand and evolve, intriguing and captivating audiences the world over.
Peek Into The Surreal And Beautiful World Of Vladimir Kush
Vladimir Kush (born 1965) is a Russian born surrealist painter and sculptor. He studied at the Surikov Moscow Art Institute, and after several years working as an artist in Moscow, his native city, he emigrated to the United States, eventually establishing his own gallery on the island of Maui in Hawaii. His oil paintings are also sold as giclée prints which contributed to his popularity and led to the establishment of further galleries in Laguna Beach, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2011 Kush won the First Prize in Painting at the Artistes du Monde international exhibition in Cannes.
Surreal Paintings by Rafal Olbinski
Born in Kielce, Poland in 1945, Rafal Olbinski studied architecture before dedicating himself to painting and design. He graduated from the Architectural Department of Warsaw Politechnical School.
In 1982 he immigrated to the US, where he soon established himself as a prominent painter, illustrator and designer. In 1985, he began teaching at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
For his artistic achievements, he has received more than 150 awards including Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles, and The Big Crit 2000 award by Critique Magazine in San Francisco. In 1994 he was awarded the International Oscar for the World’s Most Memorable Poster, The Prix Savignac, in Paris.
The President of the Republic of Poland awarded Olbinski the highest award in the field of arts, the gold medal, “Gloria Artist”.
Mind-Blowing Illusion Paintings by Oleg Shuplyak
Hidden inside these remarkable oil Paintings by Oleg Shuplyak lies a second layer of mind-blowing optical illusions. Behind carefully placed objects, characters, colouring and shadows, the Ukrainian painter has cleverly concealed a second figures. Blurring famous figures from art and culture with landscapes the ingenious artist’s work requires a double take – or sometimes, minutes of staring – before the hidden images reveal themselves. Famous faces among those given Shuplyak’s painterly treatment include John Lennon, Pablo Picasso, Sigmund Freud, Charles Darwin, Paul Gauguin, Zeus and Uncle Sam. Using this style of painting it can be hard for the artist to balance the weight of the two images.