**Svengali**........ is the word you're trying to formulate in your mind :)
Yes, the photo in the background was recently seen about 3 blogs ago.
Tossin back M & M's , browsing thru photos, I noticed an interesting little illusion as I was holding the bowl up.
Larger sized image available if you click on it.
**Svengali** (one who manipulates or controls another by some mesmeric or sinister influence.)