Holbein’s Skull

Ah, visual trickery! KVH sent us a link to this video featuring printed anamorphosis. There’s something about it- even when you know what’s going to happen, it’s kind of mind-blowing. Check it out…

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For an artful explanation of anamorphosis and the way it works, you can also watch this Brothers Quay animation. KVH mentioned Holbein’s painting, The Ambassadors, which makes a cameo in this enlightening (and somewhat creepy) video.

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