Upon playing this video, the introduction warns the viewer as follows: Be aware! This video may cause temporary hallucinogenic effects. But please do not be afraid, these effects usually last a few seconds. The warning is overly dramatic, but it does produce a pretty amazing effect. And in case you are worried, rest assured that […]
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We featured a post last year about ambiguous metal sculptures that can be created using photographs of your own face. The sculptures can either look like two faces looking at each other, or a vase (or candlestick if you have a look at the post referenced above). The design is based on psychologist Edgar Rubin’s […]
This video version of the famous dragon illusion from Brusspup is based on an original idea by the late magician Jerry Andrus. Brusspup’s original idea was to test out the illusion with many dragons all at once. While he hoped to use 20 to 30 simultaneously, he ultimately settled on using just 8. Watching multiple […]
Patrick Hughes creating paintings using a reverse perspective technique that he calls “reverspectives”. Looking at one of these paintings from the front (see image below) make it difficult to figure out exactly what makes them so unique. This painting shows a series of shops in perspective view giving the painting a sense of depth. The […]
French artist Bernard Pras created this anamorphic portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyaté using items found around the installation site. Pras arranged items such as wood, articles of clothing, and more across the floor and a wall of a single room. When viewed from the precise angle where the camera is setup, the full portrait […]
This one minute commercial for the Honda CR-V features a number of different optical illusions. The tag line for the commercial is “An Impossible Made Possible”, and the result is a mind-bending and pretty entertaining advertisement. I typically do not like many commercials, but I must admit that this one was well done. Do you […]