This is The Crevasse – Making of 3D Street Art. It’s the work of Edgar Mueller, German street painting artist. Take a look at some of the images below that show what he can do with a can of paint. The Daily Mail has written an article explaining the motivation behind ‘The Crevasse’. It’s worth reading. Here’s a snippet where Mueller explains what he was trying to achieve;
He spent five days, working 12 hours a day, to create the 250 square metre image of the crevasse, which, viewed from the correct angle, appears to be 3D. He then persuaded passers-by to complete the illusion by pretending the gaping hole was real.
‘I wanted to play with positives and negatives to encourage people to think twice about everything they see,’ he said.
‘It was a very scary scene, but when people saw it they had great fun playing on it and pretending to fall into the earth.
What incredible creativity. I love work like this; something that makes you stop in your tracks and marvel at what human beings are capable of achieving.
So go forth and embark on doing something remarkable this weekend. That’d be nice wouldn’t it. Maybe getting my house clean will be my remarkable feat, but I don’t know if I’m capable of achieving such a complex act!