Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Calendar 2011

A new block calendar on year 2011 was designed at Paul Baars Design. As the calendar 2010 this one contains of 365 various optical illusions. With it you will begin every new day of 2010 year from new unique illusory image of such famous artists as M.C. Escher, Jos de Mey and Istvan Orosz or less known but not less interesting artists.

It's very valuable for me that one of my impossible figures was published in the calendar.

You can buy it at Applaus! Producten.

Monday, September 6, 2010

New set of fractal trees - 2

Today, I represent a small but nevertheless interesting set of fractal trees of various kinds.

Two mystical fractal trees by Jacob Ankney (Jeddaka).

A new variation of Pythagoras tree with curl as base figure for duplication in fractal, which was created by IDeviant.

And, in conclusion two fractal images from Shutterstock. The first can be bought here, the second is no longer represented there.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Jos de Mey: Illusionistische Malerei

A great book Jos de Mey: Illusionistische Malerei was issued by Edition Virgines in Düsseldorf in 2010. The book describes the life and work of Belgian artist Jos de Mey who devoted his life to drawing impossible figures.

Jos de Mey (1928-2007) studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Ghent (Belgium). Then he spent 39 year to teaching interrior design and color there. Since 1968 he had concentrated in art. He spent a lot of time on the image of various mathematical relations such as golden section and Fibonacci sequence. He created many artworks with Pythagoras trees. In the past of 1970s he began to draw impossible figures. He depicted very realistic impossible figures in traditional Flemish environment.

The book contains 235 images of artworks of Jos de Mey from private collections. Images cover entire period of his creativity work from 1960s until his end. Also, the book contains full artist biography with 30 photos of Jos de Mey, bibliography, articles of Jos de Mey and his friends. Changing of artist's style can be traced in the chronilogical artwork index.

You can buy the book at Edition Virgines or at Amazon.de.

Below, you can see some photos of the book.