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This guy spray-paints plastic wrap to make illusions in the forest

In the forests near Moscow, artist Evgeny Ches creates illusions of animals and dinosaurs. But unlike magicians, he doesn’t use a magic hat to make his tricks, but rather, he has cellophane.

Inspired by similar work done by French artists Astro and Kanos, the Russian creative uses a technique called ‘CelloGraff’. It involves stretching cellophane around two objects – in this case two trees – and spray painting the unconventional plastic canvas.

Some of Evgeny’s past works include murals of a polar bear, a squirrel, a monkey, and a Velociraptor.

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The decision to choose a woodland setting is deliberate too. According to Evgeny, he wants to show that street art can thrive anywhere – even places with no walls to paint over.

“The contrast seems very interesting to me when street art moves to [the] natural environment.”

CelloGraffiti by Evgeny Ches

And speaking of environment, in order to preserve the landscapes that serve as host to his murals, Evgeny does take down the ‘CelloGraffiti’. A few days after the images shock and unnerve passing hikers and campers.

To see more of Evgeny’s work, you can check out his Instagram.

CelloGraffiti by Evgeny Ches

CelloGraffiti by Evgeny Ches

CelloGraffiti by Evgeny Ches

Via HuffPost

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