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Exploring Illusion - Paintings: The Use of Optical Illusions in Art

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Paperback, 112 pages
Published February 12th 2012
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May 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I found "Exploring Illusions" by Gary Rohrabaugh to be fascinating. Mr. Rohrabaugh, with the aid of CAD software designed and then painted six different categories of optical illusions; Elliptical Forms, Sinuous Curves, White Space, Motion, Edge Lines, and XOR. He explained what they were and what works best. He broke them down to the simplest form or added something such as a twisted frame or what looks like flames to me to see if it would enhance the illusion when he painted them. Some of thes ...more
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Are you one of those who always think, “Man, how this thing works! Cool!” after seeing an Optical illusion? If yes then this certainly is the book for you. In his book “Exploring Illusions - Paintings: The Use of Optical Illusions in Art” author or as you can say artist “Gary Rohrabaugh” is trying to explain fundamentals of creating an illusion (in art, of course).

To say in fewest lines, what this book is about:
This book is a medium through which a normal person (us the readers) and artists (so
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