Tricking the Eye: 40 Mind-Boggling Shadow Art Illusions

Dirty White Trash by Tim Noble and Sue Webster © Floor with CCLicense

Dirty White Trash by Tim Noble and Sue Webster
© Floor with CCLicense

Shadow art is the art of casting light on prepared items to create a new image. A pile of garbage or a few disorderly tendrils of wire can produce a stunningly recognizable image at the flick of a switch. If you have ever made shadow animals on a movie screen, you know that some of the objects features are lost in the production of the shadow, while others fuse together and perspective is distorted. Have a look at this fantastic gallery from hongkiat.com and be ready to wonder how some of these shadow pictures are made. Terrific!

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