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Upside-Down Self Portrait

Upside Down 7 April 2014 0 Comments

Upside-Down Self Portrait

I came across this portrait in a section of Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s website where he posts optical illusions submitted by friends and other people inspired by his work.  This particular portrait was created by painter Fumito ITO and depicts a man with glasses, black hair, mustache, and a goatee.  Can you spot what is so remarkable […]

The Maine Lottery Topsy-Turvy Illusion

Upside Down 20 March 2013 0 Comments

Maine Lottery Optical Illusion

Maine recently announced that they were going to start selling instant scratch-off lottery tickets called “Kwikies”.  After sending a note to 1,300 retailers announcing this, complaints started flooding in about the name being inappropriate.  It now seems that the tickets will be called something else.  Interestingly enough, Maine used a topsy-turvy optical illusion to help […]

Hidden Face Optical Illusion

Hidden Objects,Upside Down 16 January 2013 1 Comment

Hidden Face Optical Illusion

The painting below, by Russian artist Igor Lysenko, depicts a woman in a yellow dress and hat standing outside next to a bush.  Hidden somewhere in the painting is the face of a man.  Can you find him?

The Mysterious Island

Upside Down 14 November 2012 2 Comments

The Mysterious Island

A portrait of author Jules Verne can be seen below.  Turning the picture upside down reveals a small ship can be sailing past an opening in the rocks. This topsy-turvy image was created in 1979 by Hungarian artist Istvan Orosz.  Continue reading this post to view an inverted version of this image.

Reversible Face

Upside Down 27 September 2012 2 Comments

Reversible Face

The bearded man wearing the hat below seems to be in a good mood.  If he stands on his head, however, the rumor is that his mood changes very quickly. Continue reading the post to view an inverted version of this picture.

A Bearded Man and His Dog

Upside Down 24 August 2012 0 Comments

Bearded Man and His Dog

A bearded man wearing a beret squints as he looks off into the distance.  He cannot seem to find his dog.  Can you help him find his pet?

The Upside Downs of Gustave Verbeek

Upside Down 26 June 2012 0 Comments

Fish Story by Gustave Verbeek

From 1903 to 1905, the New York Herald ran a series of original comic strips called The Upside Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Muffaroo.  This comic strip, created by cartoonist and illustrator Gustave Verbeek, consisted of a total of 6 drawn panels.  After reading the 6 panels right-side-up, the entire comic could […]