Illusion Knitting Animations

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Click pictures to see them moving. They aim to show what you see when you move round a piece of illusion knitting.

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Ravelry: An Orchid pattern by Steve Plummer Russian Revolution, Illusions, Ravelry, Orchids, Animation, Knitting, Drawings, Artist, Pattern

An Orchid pattern by Steve Plummer

The illusion is based on a work by Russian artist Lodygin Sergey Pavlovich, (1893 - 1961). There is very little information about him. In his early years he drew for magazines and advertisements and seems to have been involved in political drawings at the time of the Russian Revolution. Later he had his own graphic studio and was also a theatre designer.

The Treachery of Images pattern by Steve Plummer Illusions, Animation, Knitting, Pattern, Pictures, Image, Photos, Tricot, Breien

The Treachery of Images

This is not a pipe. This is not even a picture of a pipe. It is an illusion of a picture of a pipe.

Sappho Manchester Art, Unrequited Love, Illusions, Art Gallery, Animation, Pattern, Pictures, Painting, Photos

Sappho

The illusion is based on a painting of Sappho by Auguste Charles Mengin. It was painted in 1877 and is now in Manchester Art Gallery. Sappho was a Greek poet who lived around 600BC. She threw herself into the sea because of unrequited love, still holding her lyre.

Ada Lovelace - was the only legitimate child of the poet Lord Byron. She is regarded by many as the first computer programmer. Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron, Illusions, Knitting, Pattern, Tricot, Breien, Stricken, Weaving

Ada Lovelace Illusion

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) was the only legitimate child of the poet Lord Byron. She is regarded by many as the first computer programmer.

It would be nice to knit an illusion of the whole of the Statue of Liberty but, to show the amount of detail needed, it would be enormous so I settled for just representing the head. Pattern Library, Statue Of Liberty, Illusions, Animation, Knitting, Ravelry, Pictures, Thoughts, Patterns

Liberty Illusion pattern by Steve Plummer

It would be nice to knit an illusion of the whole of the Statue of Liberty but, to show the amount of detail needed, it would be enormous so I settled for just representing the head.