Draw Optical Ill

How To : Draw an optical illusion with same-sized lines

At first glance, this drawing looks like nothing special, just an odd design of lines, but then you notice the two bolded lines. They look like they are different sizes, but are they? No! They are the exact same length. Tricky… very tricky. To learn how to create this optical ...more

How To : Draw a cool optical illusion

Optical illusions don't require fancy techniques; this one relies entirely in the details. Gather up a pen/pencil, paper, and a pair of scissors. Draw a parallelogram to be used as the template for both tabletops in this sketch. By varied angling, leg lengths, and color, the t ...more

How To : Begin drawing the illusion of depth

How does it feel when you draw? What do you want to draw? Watch this instructional drawing video to begin drawing optical illusions. Draw a photograph to begin understanding the optical illusion of depth.

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

How To : Draw a monster

"Miki Falls" manga cartoonist Mark Crilley shows how to draw monsters. Monsters are one of the most enjoyable things to draw; we all draw monsters when we're kids, and they're fun to create at any age. In this tutorial, Crilley shows you how to make your monsters look their be ...more

How To : Origami a water bomb tessellation

This is one water bomb that's more postmodern art than scary - though fun - splashy summertime weapon. Using intricate tessellated origami folds and a drawn-on grid you'll learn how to create this interesting shape. The resulting shape can be modified; you can scrunch it toge ...more

How To : Draw a complex levels garden with a walkway

In our hectic everyday world of coffee, office cubicles, kids, and soul destroying commutes, it's nice - and often necessary - to have a peaceful, safe haven we can come back to and just be ourselves in. Unfortunately, for those who live in overcrowded cities, that place is no ...more

News : Swim

Swim Yes/ter/day /the/ tri/pod/ went/ to/ go/ swim A Den/ver/ is/ real/ly/ fast/ but/ I’m /fast/er B I/ thought/ I/ was/ cool/ and/ then/ I/ saw /HIM A Car/los/ Do/min/guez/ is/ the/ real/ mas/ter B An/drew/ is/ o/kay/ at/ swim/ming/ al/so C Though/ he/ gets/ mad/ when/ ...more

News : Why Are Our Brains Fooled By Optical Illusions?

My mind is playing tricks on me! Discover Magazine systematically dissects five fantastic optical illusions. The scientific explanations are logical: "our brains are programmed to see the world in three dimensions instead of two" ...or... "illusion arises when cells in the ...more

How To : Robin Rhode Knows How To Play With Himself

South African born artist Robin Rhode combines street art with optical trickery, resulting in a cumulation of performance, graffiti, drawing, film and photography. The work is nothing short of magic. More stills of his work below the video.

News : Rear End Illusions

Let's take a look at the softer side of illusions! Check out the images below and see if you can crack what's really behind these photos. This type of optical illusion is usually referred to as an ambiguous image. Your brain tries to make quick sense out of the information com ...more

How To : Yumi's Vegetable Cooking Cheat Sheet

To some, vegetables are even more flavorful than meat, but they're also more sensitive—overcook them and they go from extremely delicious to extremely icky real quick. They generally require very little prep, and the best recipes are the simplest. A little salt, olive oil, and ...more

How To : Paint a portrait

It’s like a personal photo, except classier, and you can make the model look slightly more attractive than they really are. You Will Need: * An easel * A volunteer model * Directional lights * A camera * Drawing and painting surfaces * A sketching medium, like charcoal or pe ...more

News : Get High Without Taking Drugs

I recently went to see a friend's group show at the San Antonio Museum of Art, Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s (it's a great show- if there are any Texans reading right now, don't miss it. It's up until August). A couple of mind bending op art paintings ...more

News : Mind the Epic Gap!

"Mind Your Step" is a gargantuan street illusion staged in Stockholm's most public square, Sergels torg. Created by artist Erik Johansson, the illusion will be up until June 12th, so swing by if you happen to be in Sweden. Erik has documented his entire creative process here, ...more

News : XBox 360 Remake-O-Rama!

The aging and maturity of video games as a medium has lead to some unfortunate consequences. One of these, perhaps drawn from the film industry, is the spate of remakes that has overtaken the game market over the last few years. It hasn't been as bad as the remakeorama trend i ...more

News : OFFICIAL HereComeTheYANKS.com World Cup Predictions

Posted with permission via HereComeTheYanks.com What follows is the result of extensive research, history, gut instincts, hope, and just plain guessing. But it may represent the most logical progression through the world's greatest competition: the World Cup. I believe that a ...more

How To : Litter Box Train Your New Kitten

I love cats (dogs too - but that's a subject for a different article...;o)). There are few things more enjoyable than welcoming an adorable little kitten into one's house; watching them inspect their mysterious new surroundings - timidly at first - and then quickly make it the ...more

How To : Manage Your Google+ Circles Without Going Crazy

Circles. They are both the best thing and worst thing about Google+. They're great because they allow you to fine-tune who you're following and who you want to keep in touch with, making it easy to keep your family and friends separate from each other. On the other hand, they ...more

How To : Cope With The Death of a Loved One

The Funny Thing About Dying - A Story of Coping With Loss I remember once as a kid someone fake-punched me in the nose. This older kid hauled off with his fist and pulled the punch just shy of ruining some great and prominent Italian cartilage in the making. Somehow I stood ...more

How To : Draw Quick Comic Eye.

Having a hard time finding the type of eye you want for your Characters? here's one to give you more option. ~Enjoy The Steps : Watch the Video Time! So sorry for the bad quality, recording this using my iPhone while im at the office, hehe.. ill try to record better videos ...more

News : The Foods Most Likely to Sicken You in the US

Food is both a necessity and a joy. Many people enjoy exploring, cooking, eating, and learning about foods from around the world. But the picture isn't always rosy. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), highlights the ways and whereabouts of f ...more

How To : Play Pocket Aces in Different Poker Games

Since many people consider Texas Hold’em to be the only form of poker out there these days, they often look at pocket aces as the holy grail of poker. But the truth of the matter is that pocket aces aren’t always so valuable once you get them outside of Hold’em. With that in m ...more

News : Write With Light

LIGHTFAKTOR is a Cologne artists collective experimenting with the "possibilities yielded by bulb (long-term) exposure and painting." The technique employed has been coined "light writing" - Wikipedia's definition: "Light writing is an emerging form of stop motion animation ...more

News : All the Latest Leaks & Rumors on the Galaxy S10

The Galaxy S9 didn't even hit shelves before fans were already musing about its followup. It's no secret Samsung's newest device, as impressive as it is, is little more than an upgrade to last year's S8. As a result, excitement has begun brewing for what Samsung has in store a ...more

News : The Scariest LiDAR Vulnerability We've Seen Yet

A vulnerability in the design of LiDAR components in driverless cars is far worse than anything we've seen yet outside of the CAN bus sphere — with a potentially deadly consequence if exploited. The hack is also going to be hard to fix, researchers Hocheol Shin, Dohyun Kim, Y ...more

News : How I Got Started with the HoloLens & NextReality

If you've been following NextReality, you've surely seen me around, or at least have seen my articles. My name is Jason Odom, aka Subere23, and it's about time for a formal introduction. My background primarily falls in the computer game industry, and I have co-owned a small ...more

How To : 8 Reasons Why You Need a Spoon in Your Makeup Kit

There are countless beauty tools, from expensive brushes that perfect your application of powder to carefully shaped smoothing pads that help you to blend your makeup. Yet hiding in your silverware drawer is a free and highly useful beauty tool that can help you create an even ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest