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An artist in Mexico specializes in double-vision tattoos that are basically optical illusions

An artist in Mexico specializes in double-vision tattoos that are basically optical illusions
  • Yatzil Elizalde, a tattoo artist in Mexico, specializes in trippy, double-vision designs.
  • Her signature tattoos feature multiple versions of the same image on top of each other, making for a dizzying look.
  • You need to squint to see her designs as single images.

Yatzil Elizalde, 25, is the owner of White Light, a tattoo studio in Hermosillo, Mexico.

She started her career as a visual artist, doing illustrations, murals, and digital work until she was "finally able to tattoo a human body with the style that always defined me."

That style can roughly be described as double vision: Some of her signature tattoos feature the same image twice, sometimes even three times, and always slightly off from one another, leading to a dizzying look.

"It's going to sound weird, but there are some times in my life when I see things that way, 'dizzy,'" she told Insider. She calls it the "Blurry Effect."

Keep scrolling to see some of her favorite optical illusion-like designs.

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Yatzil Elizalde has worked as a tattoo artist for six years, and now owns her own shop, called White Light.

Yatzil Elizalde has worked as a tattoo artist for six years, and now owns her own shop, called White Light.
A skull. Yatzil Elizalde
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She specializes in fine lines and trippy, double-vision designs.

She specializes in fine lines and trippy, double-vision designs.
Medusa. Yatzil Elizalde
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She calls it the "Blurry Effect."

She calls it the "Blurry Effect."
This was her very first "Blurry Effect" tattoo. Yatzil Elizalde
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Drawing these tattoos freehand is her favorite technique.

Drawing these tattoos freehand is her favorite technique.
She says she no longer gets dizzy drawing these. Yatzil Elizalde
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She says she's perfected her process and doesn't get dizzy creating these tattoos.

She says she's perfected her process and doesn't get dizzy creating these tattoos.
A sun. Yatzil Elizalde
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She says she loves "imagining that people can get the feeling that their sight is getting blurry when they look at my tattoos. I feel good that people can experience this through my art."

She says she loves "imagining that people can get the feeling that their sight is getting blurry when they look at my tattoos. I feel good that people can experience this through my art."
A face. Yatzil Elizalde
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Elizalde considers her tattoos optical illusions: "They definitely accomplish that visual effect," she said.

Elizalde considers her tattoos optical illusions: "They definitely accomplish that visual effect," she said.
A Roman statue. Yatzil Elizalde
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To date, she says she's done around 40 of these double-vision pieces ...

To date, she says she's done around 40 of these double-vision pieces ...
A face. Yatzil Elizalde
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... from Disney characters ...

... from Disney characters ...
Alice from Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." Yatzil Elizalde
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... to replicas of famous works of art ...

... to replicas of famous works of art ...
"The Creation of Adam" by Michelangelo. Yatzil Elizalde
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... to portraits.

... to portraits.
A portrait. Yatzil Elizalde
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