You are probably already familiar with optical illusion drawing. In most of time, you saw those drawing on the paper, floor or walls. However, Italian makeup artist Luca Luce use a totally different canvas to make his mind-blowing drawing even special. With the help of perspective, shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork on his own palm. Using his wild imagination, Luce depicts anything from tiny creatures living underneath his skin to a tiny, four-eyed face emphatically talking to him or a little pet mice laying in center of his hand. Whatever the subject matter may be, Luce’s artistic expertise convincingly creates these whimsical scenes. Here are some of our favorite and find more on Luce’s instagram page.
Riusuke Fukahori, the Japanese artist continued to amaze us with his second solo show – Goldfish Salvation in Joshua Liner Gallery. In this collection, Fukahori will present a new series of his popular resin works, acrylic on wood pieces, and his first video work. In his show statement, he explains how these creatures came to inspire him “In the aquarium, similar to human society, there is a story of birth and death. As long as they live, these goldfish will continue to soil the fish tank, and if not changed, the water will only get tainted leading to death for all the goldfish. This is quite true for the human species as well… The goldfish that I paint are not really goldfish, but representations of people. I feel as though the fish tank is only foretelling what would happen to the earth in the future. We as human beings are the main source polluting our own air we breathe.”
Riusuke Fukahori’s “Goldfish Salvation” will be on view at Joshua Liner Gallery in New York from November 19th through December 19th, 2015.
Italian street artist Caiffa Cosimo, creates a fantastic series of street art murals that interact with their surroundings, seeming to leap off of the walls and invade our world in an amusing and mischievous way. Depicting such images as a round-faced man pouring paint on the ground, an attractive woman lifting the sidewalk to sip the liquid beneath, and a mustachioed man continuing the lines of the crosswalk with a paint roller.
Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. These playful street art cleverly interact with found objects and the surrounding environment, such as sidewalk cracks, bricks walls, street lamps, and flower petals, adding a delightful sense of 3D to the lively illustrations.
Take a look at Zinn’s previous work we featured on site.