In the hands of a talented artist, a normal tattoo can be transformed into a 3d optical illusion that plays tricks on your mind. Starting off, we have a stone lion that might have been designed to look like a piece of armor. Continue reading to see more.

An optical illusion is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with a physical measurement of the stimulus source. There are three main types: literal optical illusions that create images that are different from the objects that make them, physiological ones that are the effects on the eyes and brain of excessive stimulation of a specific type, and cognitive illusions, the result of unconscious inferences.