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Light Robber by Flying Mouse

Miscellaneous 14 April 2014 0 Comments

Light Robber by Flying Mouse

This is one of my favorite designs from acclaimed Malaysian t-shirt designer Chow Hon Lam (aka Flying Mouse).  I think that I am drawn to it because it is a relatively simple design that also happens to be extremely clever.  In many respects, it reminds me of another great design called Light Painter by Tang […]

M&M Bulge Illusion

Miscellaneous 20 March 2014 0 Comments

m&m bulge illusion

Using Legos and two colors of M&Ms, Mary Coffelt, Briena Heller, and Michael McCamy created the following optical illusion at Martinez-Conde and Macknik Laboratories, Barrow Neurological Institute.  The way that the candies are arranged on the checkered Lego pattern, the object appears to bulge even though the surface is flat.  This bulge illusion was originally […]

Transparency by Laura Williams

Miscellaneous 3 March 2014 0 Comments

Transparency by Laura Williams

18-year-old photograph Laura Williams used a mirror that she found as a prop to make it appear that the upper portion of her body had completely disappeared.  It almost looks as if the portion inside the mirror was edited using Photoshop, but I do not believe that to be the case. Speaking about her photography, […]

Hovering Tree Illusion

Miscellaneous 24 February 2014 0 Comments

hovering tree illusion

Daniel Siering and Mario Shu transformed an ordinary tree in Potsdam, Germany into a deceptive work of art. Once they were finished, it appeared as though a section of the tree had been removed and the top portion was left hovering in mid air.  The video below provides a playful look at the finished product […]

Digital Op Art by Charline Lancel

Miscellaneous 6 February 2014 0 Comments

Compo34 Fushia by Charline Lancel

Belgian artist Charline Lancel creates digital op art pieces and prints them on large aluminum panels using a printing process called ChromaLuxe.  While she has been told that her work resembles that of Victor Vasarely, she was not aware of his work when she first started creating digital op art in 2007.  The following spherical […]

Kitten / Dog Hybrid Image

Miscellaneous 16 January 2014 0 Comments

Kitten Dog Face Mash

Depending on your viewing distance, this hybrid image can be perceived in one of two different ways.  When you look at the full-size image (see below), you will likely see a picture of a dog. But if you move away from the screen, or squint your eyes, you will see a completely different image – […]

Top 10 Optical Illusions of 2013

Miscellaneous 31 December 2013 0 Comments

Top Optical Illusions of 2013

Would like to take the time to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  Based on your feedback, votes and shares on social media sites, here are the ten most popular optical illusions posted on An Optical Illusion during 2013.  The illusions are listed in no particular order whatsoever.  Click each post title to be taken […]