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My First Attempt At Anamorphic Art (Don't Expect Too Much!) :)

I couldn't draw you a decent picture if you held a gun to my head.

That's my curse, I love art, I'd love to be able to draw and paint but I'm just not talented for it. Believe me, I tried (although some would perhaps say not hard enough, but my peers always had much better results).

Anyway, I was fascinated with the anamorphic art I saw on YouTube (it's a drawing technique, where you draw a picture in a certain perspective that on a 2D image from exactly the right angles looks like it's a 3D image).

A guy draw a "3D" picture of a Red Bull can floating slightly in the air and I had to try to do a quick sketch of the same to see if I could get it to look 3D.

What do you think, does it at least look a tiny bit like a 3D can floating (although, of course, drawn with a ballpoint pen on a white piece of paper and cut out a bit).

Here are the images from the both perspectives:

FIRST, When Looking "Upside-Down" You See It's Really A Flat Distorted Image:

my own image

BUT, When You Look At It From A Certain Angle, It Appears To Be A 3D-Ish Image:

my own picture

Of course, with a proper artistic touch and some real shadowing it could really look like a perfect 3D floating can :)

The video that inspired me to do this fine piece of art (LOL):

Image Credit » by realworkhard

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wolfgirl569 wrote on March 30, 2015, 6:19 PM

You did better than I think I could. Keep practicing and you will be an artist yet.

MakeMoneyOnline wrote on March 30, 2015, 6:36 PM

Thank you very much, but I'm afraid this is my maximum ;) I'll keep trying, though.

SoundNFury wrote on March 30, 2015, 6:44 PM

I have never heard of that style, but it's cool. The eyes get tricked into seeing it a certain way.

MelissaE wrote on March 30, 2015, 7:09 PM

Actually, you did a really good job. Is that the technique that street artists use?

GrannyGee wrote on March 30, 2015, 7:11 PM

This is very interesting. I love to paint, draw. I've never thought about doing this.

MakeMoneyOnline wrote on March 30, 2015, 7:43 PM

Haha, thank you. Yes, this is the same technique the street artists use for their effects.

crowntower wrote on March 31, 2015, 3:02 PM

That is so cool to see and learn about it. Hehehehe you really love art, maybe you can try hard more and never give up. I am not best in drawing too, but I always give my best to it so in little ways I managed to draw a bit... hahahah! God bless.