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TILLA at the Beach

Forced Perspective,Video 17 October 2017 0 Comments

TILLA at the Beach

Joel Ydring, from Sweden, had a little fun with his daughter Tilla on a sunny day at the beach.  Using his mobile phone camera and the space available on the beach, he created this fun video featuring his daughter.  As the little girl runs toward the camera, you begin to realize that it is an […]

Sand Cube

Anamorphosis,Video 29 June 2017 0 Comments

Sand Cube

This huge anamorphic work of sand art was created on the Pléneuf Val André beach in Northern France with the intention of eliciting the curiosity of people on vacation.  It should go without saying that it accomplished its goal. With the help of some advanced calculation and several people with shovels, this “cube” slowly came […]

Love You to Pieces by Andrew Myers

Composite,Video 1 May 2017 0 Comments

Love You to Pieces by Andrew Myers

We previously featured another piece created by Andrew Myers called An Artist’s Winter.  He has traditionally used an very unlikely medium for his artwork – painted screws.  That makes this work the first of its kind for Andrew.  Myers created this composite portrait using broken recycled wood pieces.  He meticulously arranged, painted, attached to steel […]

More Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

Anamorphosis,Video 18 March 2017 0 Comments

More Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

The Youtube artist known as Brusspup has come up with some really good anamorphic optical illusion videos in the past.  Here are some additional anamorphic illusions that he created which will surely blow your mind.  You’ll see a red Solo cup that really isn’t there along.  Then you will witness some other really nice anamorphic […]

Silhouette Zoetrope

Video 11 October 2016 2 Comments

Silhouette Zoetrope

This video, created by Christine Veras of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, pays homage to the early zoetropes from the 19th century.  The zoetrope consists of a cylinder with slits cut vertically in the sides.  When the cylinder in the middle of the contraption in this video is rotated, the slots strobe behind the cutout […]

Motion Integration Unleashed Optical Illusion

Video 26 August 2016 0 Comments

Motion Integration Unleashed Optical Illusion

The following video was recently awarded 1st prize for the 2016 Best Illusion of the Year Contest  This video was created by Mathew T. Harrison and Gideon P. Caplovitz from the University of Nevada Reno, USA.  They call the individual flickering dots “Gabors” and describe the effect as follows: Here we show that configurations of […]

Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

Ambiguous,Video 25 July 2016 0 Comments

Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

Kokichi Sugihara of Meiji University in Japan created this very intriguing video featuring a series of ambiguous cylinders.  If you look at the objects placed in front of the mirror and then look at their respective reflections, you will notice that they look like completely different shapes.  How can this be?  Obviously, there is something […]