The idea is to occupy Facebook with art, breaking the monotony of selfies, bit strips, and Hollywood news. Whoever likes this will be given an artist and has to post a piece by that artist with this text. I got M.C. Escher
It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin (Art - M.C. Escher)
Begin by sketching the outline of an object and then ruling blue horizontal lines across the piece of paper, stopping at the edge of the object, simulating the lines on a page. Contour lines are drawn curving up and over the surface of the object, with tone added to help emphasize the form of the object.
Japanese design studio A.P.Works playfully mimics the imagery of Albert Einstein's space-time fabric theory with this mind-bending placemat. By warping the grid pattern, the trick mat creates the illusion that the plate and silverware are weighing down the placemat's seemingly elastic surface, in the same way that planets and stars distort the plane of space-time.
Stunning Cake Reveals an Edible Amethyst Geode Beneath Its Surface
South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee is a master of manipulation. He turns discarded pieces of wood into attention-grabbing pieces of art that are both elegant and functional. These incredibly sleek sculptures are the result of Jae-Hyo Lee’s meticulous work: having assembled various chunks of wood, he burns and then carefully polishes them to create visual contrast and a smooth surface.