In case you’re not familiar with the phrase “anamorphic 3D art,” here’s a quick primer: It’s a picture painted onto the street or sidewalk that, from a precise viewing angle, looks like an incredible 3D vista – a giant hole in the ground, a river, a canyon, etc. It’s an art form that has really blown up in recent years thanks to the online photography boom.
Here, for your viewing pleasure, are nine of the coolest pieces of anamorphic 3D art I could find. Some of them are advertisements for various products or movies, and some are just for the hell of it, but they’re all pretty mind-popping. Check them out, and try not to fall in.