Drawing visual illusion is both good fun and tremendously liberating because you are not bound by any rules. They are great images to share with friends and family, since they always get a good reaction. The author takes an in-depth look at images by master artists such as Escher and Magritte, showing how they create their inspiring illusions and how their skills can be followed. Divided into six chapters, the book reflects the creative range available to aspiring illusionists: Games with Realism; Games with Perception; Games with Pattern; Games with Perspective; Games with Light and Shadow; Games with Logic and Expectations. Step-by-step exercises show artists how to make their own illusions in different styles and using various techniques and materials.
A professional artist, illustrator and author, Natalie Sirett trained in Fine Art at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and went on to study painting and drawing at The Royal Academy Schools, London.