Anamorphosis is a distorted projection or perspective requiring the viewer to use special devices or occupy a specific vantage point to reconstitute the image. The word "anamorphosis" is derived from the Greek prefix ana-, meaning back or again, and the word morphe, meaning shape or form.
Anamorphosis is a type of art that rely's on the viewers perspective to be seen properly. This video explains it easier than words or diagrams could!
Previous Posts about Anamorphosis
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- 2d look 3d - Anamorphosis Wednesday, September 5, 2012