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Head and Hand

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Today, I’m thrilled to bring you the amazing makeup illusionist Luca Luce. The 40-year-old artist has been working in design and makeup for Italian television for nearly two decades, but he only started using himself as a canvas for his optical illusion effects a few years ago. Though his work is so mind-bending, it seems like it could only be the result of photography post-production tricks, the illusions are accomplished using only makeup (and lots and lots of talent).

Luce’s deep understanding of perspective and light and shadow are clearly at the root of his photo-realistic makeup art. It makes me wonder if he has a background in fine art painting. If that’s all natural talent, it’s even more mind-blowing than I originally thought.

You can follow the remarkable Luca Luce on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest.

All images property of Luca Luce.

Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

12 thoughts on “Head and Hand

  1. To early in the morning for some of this. What is amazing is doing it on himself. my,my,my,goodness.

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  2. That is incredible!! So cool…It made me smile big this morning! Great find!

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  3. Surreal!

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  4. I feel like it’s Magritte with a bit more realism thrown in…

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  5. Too Too Creepy for me. And I can deal with a bit of creep. Maybe it’s the realism?

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