Mind-Bending Escher-Style Nature-Friendly Illustrations

February 7, 2013 | Julia Dawidowicz

Holy-tessellated-mackerel these are awesome. Chilean artist Oscar Ramos seems to have channeled his inner M.C. Escher to create these gorgeous, sublimely perplexing masterpieces. Gaze into their depths and enter a wonderful world in which fish transform into flowers, bacon into fruit, and sneakers into the sea…

Here’s the part where I might say something about the circle of life, maaannn, and how we are all oooone; but these are just far too much for my non-hallucinogen-influenced mind to comprehend. Amazing. Oh, wait. Is it about how mass production of food and clothing items looks gross and measly in contrast to the splendor of the natural world. Yes?