Monday, September 30, 2013


You can't start talking about 'subliminal imagery' without getting into some seriously heated conversations, and, at best, a dubious smile from people. Nevertheless , the idea of appealing or effecting the subconscious, is very real, and has been done for years. The idea that it's actually effective in advertising is another story.

Below are some pretty funny examples of 'subliminal' messages in ads. It's easy to say that these are all in the beholders imagination, but, somethings going on in these images that I at least consider interesting. You be the judge.
I got so caught up in on subliminal imagery that I went used the idea for a 'slick board' (a skateboard graphic made from an actual photo, these deck assignments were very coveted, and usually experimental). There's all sorts of  stuff placed in here, apologies for the photo quality:

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