This Bernard Pras Portrait Can Only Be Seen Through a Certain Viewpoint

By: Ian Andrew Panganiban - Published: Apr 17, 2013 • References: beforeitsnews
Sometimes looking at an object from a certain viewpoint distorts the image completely and produces an entirely different image from the one first seen. French artist Bernard Pras created a portrait using an entire room for his canvass to produce a portrait that relied on image manipulation.

The image of the scrap portrait can only be seen through the lens of a camera. Using a visual illusion technique, Pras constructed a gigantic portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté with the use of clothes, wood sculptures and various other numerous items found in the vicinity. The details that went into creating this portrait is astounding. From the intricate detail of placing a shirt to properly angling the camera to capture the image is an endeavor most people would do without.


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