-- an optical illusion that makes objects appear a different size than they actually are -- gives an impression of depth in "Playhouse" (2017), scaled for adults in front and growing increasingly smaller for children.
To get the same results, it used a sound stage with a small cardboard cutout airplane and forced perspective
. To give the illusion of the plane being full-sized, they used little people to portray the crew preparing the plane for take-off.
Even in its last days in Cardiff, the ball was still attracting visitors and locals alike to take selfies with it, pretending to hold or balance it on their finger tips by forced perspective
, or just standing by to marvel at the tremendous work.
The artist's recent digitally made works echo his celebrated Reagen-era photocollage Pearblossom Highway 5, ll-18th April, 1986 #2, in which he similarly used alternative photographic techniques to draw the viewer's attention to the artificially forced perspective
of standard photography, in contrast to the flood of perspectives available to the naked eye.
The episode also features some of the major hallmarks of dream worlds: metamorphosis, exaggerated forms, forced perspective
, a guiding subconscious, unpredictable objects, and unstable space and time.
Cardiff-based pop artist Andy Morris of Little Big Art has created pixelated Lego tapestries showing Castell Coch and Caernarfon Castle and forced perspective
photography that creates the illusion of Lego figures exploring Conwy Castle and Tintern Abbey.
Kitchens, studies and living rooms serve as his canvas, which he manipulates to engage the viewer in a game of forced perspective
. The personal spaces and items suggest the feeling that a family just stepped out of the scene.
Designer Bob Crowley's imposing setting for these tete-a-tetes is the audience room in Buckingham Palace, a grandly scaled space framed by massive pillars and, through the illusion of forced perspective
, leading onto a long corridor that connects to the throne room.
And I especially like the sections on forced perspective
in design and the thorough description of architectural details.
Photography A kick about with the galaxy greats, at the break of dawn.
Mind Bogglers shows forced perspective
, color cards, angle puzzles, and more.
Alexander Dodge's single set creates a central space with multiple entrances and exits to embrace the farcical rhythms of the play, and the forced perspective
gives the feeling of life on a piazza--a big sense of scale, even though the Huntington's stage is a jewel-box proscenium.