These Brilliant Optical Illusions Paintings Will Mess With Your Head

If you’re a fan of optical illusions and all things mind-manipulating, then you’re going to love the work of Canadian artist Rob Gonsalves. His incredible talent stems from a very young age, having had experience in perspective and architectural art by the time he was 12! The viewer is often thrown into complex and alternating worlds in Rob’s paintings. We love how everything blends so well in each creation but has so many different meanings and scenarios involved! Take a look and see what you think!
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‘Carved In Stone’

‘Water Dancers’

‘Ladies Of The Lake’

‘High Park Pickets’

‘A Change Of Scenery’

‘Medieval Moonlight’

‘Tree House In Autumn’

‘The Phenomenon Of Floating’

‘Bedtime Aviation’

‘Wilderness Gothic’

‘Chess Master’

‘Autumn Cycling’

You may have felt a vibe of familiarity with Rob’s paintings and that will be because he is inspired by the surreal artworks of Rene Magritte and Salvador Dali. We would love to know what bits of each painting first stands out to people. Rob’s works have been featured in 3 children’s books and there is also a calendar series titled ‘Master Of Illusion’ that contains his wonderful paintings. If you like how your mind has been messed with so far, keep going to see even more!

‘On The High Seas’

‘Nocturnal Skating’

‘White Blanket’

‘The Woods Within’

‘New Moon Eclipsed’

‘Sailing Island’

‘Table Top Towers’

‘Unfinished Puzzle’

‘Stepping Stones’

‘Acrobatic Engineering’

‘The Sun Sets Sail’

‘In Search Of The Sea’


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