My optical illusions book order just arrived! It’s my ‘first look’ copy of author Brad Honeycutt’s new book: ‘The Art of Deception – Illusions to Challenge the Eye and the Mind’,
HOW DO YOU MAKE A 3D STREET PAINTING COME TO LIFE?
….by using 3D with Augmented Reality (AR) to create another layer of engagement to your street painting!
Check it out for yourself by looking to the left to see how 3D with Augmented Reality (AR) wows Bangkok.
My latest creation was an exercise in discipline, creativity and experience – all the traits a pro like me has honed in the 16+ years that I’ve been drawing on the street. I like a good challenge – so when I was invited to participate in the ‘Living Arts Fest’ in Bangkok, Thailand this past month, I decided to take my work one step further by installing a complex ‘4d’ image for the public.
I love TED…..no really, I love what TED brings to the world through inspirational speakers, intelligent content and always amazing experiences. So when TEDxFoggyBottom director, Brian Doyle, invited me to participate in this years event with a 3D street painting &/or an Augmented Reality installation, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity.
I’d presented at TEDxSanDiego a few years back and was just blown away by my experience there. That event broadened my ever expanding view of the wonderful people around me, who are doing amazing things right here, right now, for the world at large. To be included in that family has just been an incredible honor for me, which also brings a big, ridiculous smile to my face.
Last weekend part of the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica cracked open to reveal none other than the Grand Canyon looming underground! ………….well, not really but the 3D street painting sure did look cool!
One of my latest 3D Chalk Art installations was unveiled in ever-fabulous Las Vegas at the 2014 Kitchen Bath Industry Show (KBIS) for repeat client Wilsonart. I had created a similar multi-surface installation for them at last year’s KBIS, which proved to be a big hit at the show. This year Wilsonart wanted to continue showcasing 3d chalk painting with a new design centered around a futuristic city theme.
I love creating these multi-surface interactive installations, especially when I can add built props as part of the illusion. The
On New Year’s Eve, Studio 21 gallery curator & friend Manas Acharya, invited me to present a short demo and lecture on my work and the 3d street painting art form. A perfect venue for a street art offering, Studio 21 not only showcases new artists but has championed the street art genre in Calcutta. There has been tremendous interest regarding street art genres in India in the last
Sarasota International Chalk Art Festival 2013 ‘Legacy of Valor’
This years festival theme was a good one: ‘Legacy of Valor’, honoring US veterans and service men and women of the military. The Sarasota Chalk Art Festival is recognized world wide as one of the largest events for street
Check out my latest 3D street painting installation for the USGBC (US Green Building Council) at their annual international conference, ‘Greenbuild’ 2013. The USGBC wished to commemorate their 20th anniversary by presenting a fun interactive 3d work for attendees to enjoy at the Greenbuild convention, while acknowledging an impressive member roster list which was included in the piece. Featuring a Utopian view of a future green environment, the painting key LEED certified buildings from around the
….and now the winner of the Cannes Gold Lion Award – Filmcraft : Best Art Direction / Production Design
THIS IS JUST SOOOOOO COOL!!!!!!!!!! I am happy to announce that the new Honda CRV – An Impossible Made Possible CRV ‘Optical Illusion’ commercial has something really new to offer fans of 3D street painting – big art and big illusions, all the way around.