Lenticular Printed Paintings Change as You Walk By Them

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Yet another artist has now discovered the joys of working with lenticular paintings. Rafael Rozendaal has announced that his latest series is going to take advantage of the unusual printing process, one which we here at Snapily are proud to offer to artists everywhere. For those not familiar, Mr. Rozendaal puts it best when he …

GIF Gets an Upgrade with Lenticular Printing

GIF Gonzo

There is an old saying that was old will be new again someday. That day appears to be now for one of the oldest technologies on the web, the lowly GIF file. An entrepreneur is now working to create a system using lenticular printing to create animated GIFs in printed form so that they can …

Dos and Don’ts of Lenticular Photo Selection

Lenticular Photo Selection Dos and Don'ts

There’s nothing like a photo that beautifully captures a moment in time, which is why I consider photography as an art form quite different from painting, sculpting, drawing and any other hands on creative process that I’ve practiced. I must admit, I didn’t do well in my photography class, if I’m to be totally honest: …

Amazon Fire Phone Includes Lenticular Photography Mode

Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon has gotten mixed reviews on their new Fire Phone. Many people expected the Fire to be a more basic phone which would appeal to the masses as opposed to a gee whiz kind of phone which appeals primarily to tech geeks. Well here at Snapily, we say hurray for the geeky Fire Phone. It’s …

Transformers Transformed Into Lenticular Printed Coins

Transformers Lenticular Printed Coins

In conjunction with the release of the latest Transformers film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, the Perth Mint in Australia has decided to “transform” the Transformers into a series of lenticular printed silver coins. Of course, calling these coins is a bit disingenuous. These are really more like small silver bricks than actual coins since they …

Canadian Mint Creates Haunting Lenticular Printed Coin

Ghost Bride Coin

Taking advantage of a unique printing technology, lenticular printing, the Royal Canadian Mint is hoping to give coin collectors something to scream about. The mint has created a new coin featuring the so called Ghost Bride of Alberta. The Ghost Bride is said to have been a woman in the 1930s that tripped on the …

Turnowsky Goes 3D for the Holidays

Turnowsky Bookmark

In my last post, I introduced you to the Turnowsky Art House, one of the most respected names in printing design. With their fun and innovative images, Turnowsky has gained a reputation for quality and creative designs that you won’t find anywhere else.  Turnowsky’s classic artwork has already graced calendars, notebooks, gift cards and the …

Barbara Strasen, a Pioneer of Lenticular Art

Barbara Strasen Lenticular

Get to know Barbara Strasen, a household name in lenticular art. When most people think of lenticular images, fine art may not be their first association, but did you know that  these fun transformational images can be used to create beautiful masterpieces?   A pioneer of multi-image art, Barbara Strasen merges photographs and paintings to create …

Lenticular Prints: The Latest Trend on the Runway

Lenticular Dress

What’s the latest trend on the runway?  Lenticular prints of course!  Shape shifting images are going high fashion by way of Dutch designer Antoine Peters’ Lenticular Dress. Thinking outside the box for this creation, Antoine Peters has taken fashion to a new dimension, incorporating 3D elements into this high fashion meets hi-tech piece.  Utilizing the …

Blinking City

Stencil gratified on a Hutong wall

Stereoscopic prints have long been a mainstay of the travel industry with postcards serving as souvenirs, vivid reminders of far-off, exotic locales.  The thrill of Viewmaster souvenir reels has long dissipated and savvy tourists and stay-cationers alike demand less kitsch and more intrigue in the travel experience.  Beijing Design week answers this call in the newest addition …

Something Cool: Lenticular Mural ‘Opens Eyes’

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Stencil artist EYEZ recently produced a massive lenticular mural on a suburban main street that utilizes the ridges of a local warehouse to trick drivers and other passers-by into seeing closed eyes “open” in front of them. Check out the video for the coolness: