Art that plays mind games

Visual mind games & optical illusions. Here are some pictures that I received in an Email forward – I thought I have seen them all. I was wrong.  Theses pics can be quite fun. Let’s see if you have a good eye for them. Also if you know any of the artists, or if I missed someone or made a mistake – please contact me and let me know. Enjoy!

Ships or Arches: Artist: Rob Gonsalves


Master of Illusion 2010 Wall Calendar
“Master of Illusion Wall Calendar: Canadian artist Rob Gonsalves may very well have an art movement named after his style, and deservedly so. “Magic Realism” is a fitting term for his detailed and captivating paintings. Gonsalves imbues a sense of magic into realistic scenes, attempting to represent humankind’s desire to believe in the impossible.”


Houses or Faces? Artist: Rob Gonsalves


Can you find 7 Horses:


People or Just Faces?


A Puzzling Reality: Artist: Rob Gonsalves


How many people can you find? Artist: Rob Gonsalves


Can you find more then 1 Deer?


Check out the centeral pillar:


Very cool: You should find 4 faces….I think


All these men are the same height:


WOW, I liked this one…
Artist: Bev Doolittle, I don’t know who wrote the text above and below the artwork (-: That’s how I got it.


Find the Baby in this picture below – Don’t Give up..It’s reall cool!


For this last one you need to follow the instructions here: 1) Focus on the dot in the center 2) Move your head backwards and forwards, 3) Say the following out loud: I love and something amazing happens!! Ok, I am just kidding about step 3!


People may look at you funny with this last one – so please dont try it in public. (-;


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  9. Natasha,
    the baby is lying on it’s back. Look at the far right at the tree, towards the middle of the tree trunk is the baby’s foot…

  10. I saw the baby right away. I really enjoy optical illusions. Most of these I haven’t seen before.

    Thank you for the entertaining post.

  11. I saw the baby, just look at the shape that is created in the center with the tree, the far right if u pay attention is the babies feet… the baby is huge!!! just focus on the center!!!

  12. Hey that are great things
    to see and guess!
    did u find the most things? me only 3 whole
    things! but i know that u r better then me!

    peace lisa simsoy979797

    bye kiss

  13. Rob Gonsolvez is the artist on at least some of the images above. I have some of his prints from a New York art show.

  14. I found 14 faces not counting the guy on the horse… what’s beyond extremely observer?

  15. Nice collection!

    Lol, I think I’m paranoid observed I have found 13 of those faces. Maybe if I continue searching even more ;).

    Or I’m a creative artist… Well thats my job 😛

  16. Cool! I liked the ‘extremely observer’ (ha!) & the baby one at the end

  17. for the ninth one down, I’ve found 6 faces. Theres the man and woman in the middle. The illusion of the older man made of those two, to the upper left, a side view of one man or woman, just above the piller, and to the right of left of that, the frontal view of another person. In the upper right, the last face i seen was a woman’s sideview, also above the piller.

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