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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 […]

Caught Inside a Bubble Optical Illusion

Color,Video 7 July 2016 0 Comments

Caught Inside a Bubble Optical Illusion

In this video, you will see grey circles turn into circles of different colors (green, yellow, red, and purple) before your very eyes.  The bubbles are absolutely colorless (the same color as the background), but when the screen alternates between the colored circles and bubbles, phantom colors begin to appear. This illusion was a top […]

Hole in the Hand Optical Illusion

Video 20 June 2016 0 Comments

Hole in the Hand Optical Illusion

TutoDraw creates a lot of interesting videos like these on his YouTube channel.  Here, he uses red and black india ink, a pencil, and a white piece of paper to create the illusion of a hole in his hand.  It looks like you can see right through his palm onto the white paper beneath his […]

The Vanishing Magic Trick

Video 14 April 2016 0 Comments

The Vanishing Magic Trick

Today’s video is more of a magic trick than an optical illusion, but I think that you’ll enjoy it nonetheless.  The best part about this trick is that Richard Wiseman shows you a behind-the-scenes look after he performs the trick.  This way, you get to see exactly how he pulled it off.  Watch as he […]

Giraffe and Elephant Optical Illusion

Video 4 February 2016 0 Comments

Giraffe and Elephant Optical Illusion

Check out the wire sculpture in the video below.  From one angle, it appears to be a pair of giraffes standing next to one another.  As you walk around to view the sculpture from another angle, however, it transforms into a completely different animal – an elephant!  I would imagine that it is difficult enough […]

3D Ladybug Painting

Anamorphosis,Video 1 February 2016 0 Comments

3D Ladybug Painting

Professional painter Stefan Pabst shows how to to draw a 3D ladybug in the following video.  The video is sped up, so you won’t exactly get step-by-step directions to create one for yourself.  Nevertheless, it is pretty amazing to watch this anamorphic insect come to life on paper.

Breaking Bad Illusion from Brusspup

Anamorphosis,Video 4 January 2016 0 Comments

Breaking Bad Illusion from Brusspup

This anamorphic optical illusion was created by Brusspup as an homage to the fictional character Walter White from AMC’s television show Breaking Bad.  I’m sure many of you are familiar with this show, but if you have not seen it, I would highly recommend that you binge watch it immediately.  This is one of the […]