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25 Unbelievable Optical Illusions Created by Tiago Silva

 Every artist has their own unique style, whether they are using oil-based paints, watercolors, acrylics or even spray paint. Some artists use unexpected materials, while others use uncommon canvases. Tiago Silva, an artist from Portugal, uses perspective and shadow to create astounding optical illusions. The illusions in his photographs are made without the use of editing or modification software, solely relying on the angle and the artist’s vision. These 20 photographs are bound to make you smile with awe and amusement.   

1. Anyone in the mood to bowl? 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, giant bowling ball and pins in a park

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2. A handful of Sunshine

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, a beam of light onto a street from a hand

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3. Let’s play a round of chess

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, road resembling chess board with a pawn held on to it

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4. Finally, I’m out of my shell!

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, person jumping out of an eggshell

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5. Take a bite of some all-natural cotton candy. 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, eating a piece of cloud

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6. Raise your hand as high as you can!

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, shadow and hand creating the illusion of an extra long hand

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7. Lost in a corner

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, person in a corner with strange dimensions

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8. The sniper took aim at his target

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, using a crane as a sniper

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9. Always followed by my reflection

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, two surfaces causing mirror image of man walking

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10. A giant walking among men

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, woman walking on cars

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11. How to lift a building

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, man appears to be lifting a building

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12. The London Eye needed glasses

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, half a pair of glasses with the missing half as the London Eye

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13. That’s how I got the best photo

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, Man takes photo while smaller man with camera appears to be on the first camera

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14. Hanging on to the grapevine

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, man appears to be hanging on to a vine of grapes

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15. The art of camouflage 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, man in brown and white blends into brown and white spiral staircase

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16. A long-distance drinking straw 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, drinking from a straw that seems to stretch across the pool

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17. Diving in headfirst!

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, man diving in to painted spiral hole in the wall

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18. Tucked in, nice and snug. 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, person appears to be tucking in statue of child and dog

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19. Holding on to the bull by the tail

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, man holds a statue of a bull by the tail while in the air

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20. A chunk of chocolate, straight from the mountainside 

Incredible optical illusions created by Artist and photographer from Portugal Tiago Silva, A rock perfectly fitting the shape of a cliff

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