Instant Levitation painting by Richard Harby © 2010 Richard Harby. All rights reserved.

Instant levitation

70cm x 50cm W&N Artists’ Oil Colour on Canvas

This is an oil painting of a baffling Illusion that was shown on TV as one of the worlds greatest tricks.It is painted in oils on a rouge grained canvas. The bulb shape was masked and prepared with many coats of Winsor & Newtons underpainting white to build up a smooth surface. The glow of the bulb was air brushed in at the end,The figure is myself although I don’t Know how the trick is done.

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