Using only a cheap digital camera, some masking tape, and Illustration or Photo-Editing software, you can make some amazingly-handsome Trompe-l'oeil
/Forced Perspective wall-art (yes... very much like that awesome parking garage that everyone on earth forwarded you)
. Your friends and neighbors will be astounded by your cleverness.
Viewed from the proper angle, the illusion of a 2-dimensional "flat" image is presented, but viewed from the side you will see the gross distortions that make the "proper" angle possible.
Note of Thanks: This
Instructable was influenced greatly by--and wouldn't have been possible without--the help I received from this thread on
AskMetaFilter. There are some smart and creative folks there who can really help a guy out with a project. (If you can wade through the questions about recipes, pets, or relationships, you'll find some absolute gems.) Thanks guys; awesome input.