What's Happening In This Plate Is Totally Unreal

No magic, plain art.

Singapore-based artist Keng Lye has fooled us all...

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His wonderful creations don't have anything to do with trapping colorful fish in bowls of water.

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Contrary to what your eyes choose to believe, none of these animals are real.

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Keng Lye creates eye-deceiving miniature paintings using acrylic paint and layers of clear resin.

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His unbelievable sense of perspective makes the sea creatures seem near life-like.

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It"s almost like they're crawling out to get you!

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The famous octopus was made by incorporating a 3D element in the middle of the painted resin.

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Carefully painting layer by layer, Lye obtains that otherworldly effect of depth and reality.

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Head over to Keng Lye's Facebook | Flickr | or DeviantArt to see more.

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Watch this video to witness the unbelievable art form in real time:

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