I have always enjoyed trompe l’oeil, and artist J.D. Hillberry has dedicated a full section of drawings to this illusion technique. He says: “This entire image is drawn including the background, tape, and string.” 
1. "A String of Memories." Jdhillberry.com. Retrieved on May 12th, 2012. Artwork and photo © J.D. Hillberry Link via Donya D.