Magic & realism – the two don’t really match, do they? But Rob Gonsalves, a Canadian painter of magic realism, demonstrates great skills in merging the two different worlds in his unique and surrealistic optical illusion artworks. Inspired by such great artists as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher, Gonsalves developed his own unique style by combining his architectural knowledge with the love for painting.

Magic & realism – the two don’t really match, do they? But Rob Gonsalves, a Canadian painter of magic realism, demonstrates great skills in merging the two different worlds in his unique and surrealistic optical illusion artworks. Inspired by such great artists as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher, Gonsalves developed his own unique style by combining his architectural knowledge with the love for painting.

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Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in…
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Ever felt that piece of paper is limiting your creativity? So did artist João A. Carvalho, who has decided to use another dimension and blur the line between his drawings and reality.

Ever felt that piece of paper is limiting your creativity? So did artist João A. Carvalho, who has decided to use another dimension and blur the line between his drawings and reality.

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Surrealist Rob Gonsalves, Canadian artist. - I would love to have some of these as art in my home

Surrealist Rob Gonsalves, Canadian artist. - I would love to have some of these as art in my home

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A photo posted by Lisha (@lishaajasminee_bodyart) on Apr 8, 2016 at 11:07pm PDT Canberra, Australia face painter and body artist Lisha Simpson has created all sorts of incredible optical illusions …

A photo posted by Lisha (@lishaajasminee_bodyart) on Apr 8, 2016 at 11:07pm PDT Canberra, Australia face painter and body artist Lisha Simpson has created all sorts of incredible optical illusions …

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Guitar Reflection Optical Illusion - http://www.moillusions.com/guitar-reflection-optical-illusion/

Guitar Reflection Optical Illusion - http://www.moillusions.com/guitar-reflection-optical-illusion/

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Victor Vasarely. Vásárhelyi Győző, known as Victor Vasarely was an artist who is often regarded as the father of Op Art. He began to study medicine in Hungary, but left the race after two years. Wikipedia

Victor Vasarely. Vásárhelyi Győző, known as Victor Vasarely was an artist who is often regarded as the father of Op Art. He began to study medicine in Hungary, but left the race after two years. Wikipedia

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Bridget Riley.  Around 1960 she began to develop her signature Op Art style consisting of black and white geometric patterns that explore the dynamism of sight and produce a disorienting effect on the eye. Her works were said to induce sensations in viewers as varied as seasick and sky diving.

Bridget Riley. Around 1960 she began to develop her signature Op Art style consisting of black and white geometric patterns that explore the dynamism of sight and produce a disorienting effect on the eye. Her works were said to induce sensations in viewers as varied as seasick and sky diving.

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