Giant Spiders Optical Illusion

Freelance scientific illustrator Marlin Peterson created these astonishingly creative and realistic paintings of giant eight-legged creatures over the rooftop of a warehouse in Seattle.

The paintings normally appear as 2D images but they appear three-dimensional when viewed from a certain angle. Peterson used wire prototype models of harvestmen to help him develop his technique before taking his art materials to the roof and starting on a large-scale version.

The crucial component to the artwork is capturing harvestman’s shadow as accurately as possible, as this dictates how realistic the end result is.

Giant Spiders Painted on Buildings

Spiders Painting on Buildings

Spiders Optical Illusion Painting on Buildings

Giant Spiders Optical Illusion

Giant Spiders Optical Illusion

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