Do you remember how you used to look at the clouds in the sky as a child and your imagination projected animals and various scenes of life? This phenomenon is called Pareidolia, which scientifically means the tendency to perceive a specific, and in a lot of cases meaningful images in completely random or ambiguous visual patterns (here you can find a list of 50 Times People Experienced Pareidolia In The Most Unexpected Places).

Even though this phenomenon is more common among children, some people retain the ability to see this in their adulthood, perceiving a pattern that isn't actually there. Their brains form images from details of real objects. For example, when these people see a cloud that makes them think of a cute kitty. Or if they look at the carpet, its shape might perhaps form a battlefield for them.

However, many artists who experience this phenomenon use it to make impressive art by creating whole works from these illusions. Russian artist Anna Chvindt used it to make amazing art by creating entire paintings from decrepit walls. She saw Pareidolia as a wonderful resource, making her see more in everyday objects. She created many paintings of owls, aliens, animated movie characters, mythological creatures and etc., from a scratch in the wall!

Scroll down the page to see her imaginary world and maybe you'll find some objects which you yourself used to see as a child!

More info: vk.com

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Jennifer Hardacre 9 months ago

Edward Scissorhands!

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HANS 9 months ago

"To see a world in a grain of sand..."

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Kamryn McNamara 9 months ago (edited)

HOW DID *SHE MAKE CERTAIN THINGS LOOK OUT OF FOCUS?! I CAN'T EVEN PAINT A ROCK THAT LOOKS IN FOCUS, LET ALONE MAKE IT BLURRY ON PURPOSE AND NOT LOOK TERRIBLE

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Stephanie Bladyak 9 months ago

I see slimer from Ghostbusters.

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Susann Campbell 9 months ago

Great job. I see a bunch of houses by the sea and some boats and dogs swimming.

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HANS 9 months ago

Finally, someone else sees them too!

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

Pretty

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MJ 9 months ago

I really like this one...

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Deborah B 9 months ago

I was scrolling down with a book over the right side of the screen, and saw the same subject for this one. Different images for most of the others.

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

That chip in the wall does look exactly like a horse though

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Zulma Ruiz 9 months ago

Monster inc.

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Zulma Ruiz 9 months ago

Fish with long tail

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

Amazing!

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Teresa Gustafsson 9 months ago

It's defenitly a side profile of a man wearing glasses with a potatoe shaped nose and blood dripping from his mouth

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KCN 9 months ago

I saw someone kneeling to pray.

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Kate Atkinson-Jones 9 months ago

I see a lady riding side saddle, but the horse is not visible just the saddle and rider, ethereal!

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FatBaby 9 months ago

Ohhh, it's like he shot holes in the cloud. COool

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MJ 9 months ago

The devil wears prada...

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Kamryn McNamara 9 months ago

I feel like the little stain at the bottom could definitely, absolutely be a hairline.

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Kate Atkinson-Jones 9 months ago

On the left side an Angel with full flouncy sleeves, facing left and blowing a trumpet also has a seagull sitting On her head!On the right hand end, a goose gliding on a lake being ridden by two mice, one is reading a book and the other holding a single stem rose!

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Katherine Ashley 9 months ago

wow

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Denise Merkle 9 months ago

Or a bird with a snake hanging out of its mouth...

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Pretty Pangolin 9 months ago

I like her birds.

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

Flower crown!

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

It looks like a bird invested in a book

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Kamryn McNamara 9 months ago

This one looks like a sticker

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Eli Russell 9 months ago

I totally see a dinosaur...

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A Rose Among Thorns 9 months ago

I can't see this one!

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Adila Dilu 9 months ago

I can see an old grumpy man with thick moustache

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Angelina Figueroa 9 months ago

Wow; the imagination these artist have. Great view.

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DAREIAN CONNELLEY 9 months ago

sick or what?

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Kamryn McNamara 9 months ago

It should have been Johnny Bravo

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Freya the Wanderer 9 months ago

An update of the Rorschach Test.

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