Fascinating work by Gershon Elber at the Computer Science Department of Technion, who quite literally takes M.C. Escher's work and makes it real. For real.
The work of M.C. Escher needs no introduction. We have all learned to appreciate the impossibilities that this master of illusion's artwork presents to the layman's eye. Nevertheless, it may come as a surprise for some, but many of the so-called 'impossible' drawings of M. C. Escher can be realized as actual physical objects. These objects will resemble the Escher's drawing, of the same name, from a certain viewing direction. This work presents some of these three-dimensional models that were designed and built using geometric modeling and computer graphics tools.
His ability to think in abstract terms to come up with ways to recreate absurd drawings in 3D is remarkable.
|The Stop-Saying-Awesome Button is Awesome|
|How To Build a Monitor Only You Can See|
|Star Wars Imperial Walker Loft-Bed|
|How to Build a Living Photo Frame|
|How to Get That Writing Mood Going|
|Future Horizon's Plasma Lightsabers|
|“Everyone is doing it.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|“The U.S. is officially fighting wars in seven countries.”|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|“Democracy is dying in the full light of day. Who will step in and lead when it matters?”|
|“Facebook is a data collection service for those who want to sell you products.” #deleteFacebook|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|EM Drive Appears to Work in the Vacuum of Space|
|When the Wrong Hastag Can Get You Killed by an Assassination Drone|
|Naked Preacher Lady [NSFW]|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|