Perspective matters. The angled lines in the animation presented below give the impression that the floor is sloping downward to the left. As such, the man standing on the left appears to be much shorter than the man standing on the right. As the man on the left walks up the incline to stand directly […]
This animated GIF optical illusion features an infinite loop of a red present with green ribbon under a Christmas tree. As such, you could consider it the GIF that keeps on giving. Watching this animation can be somewhat mesmerizing as it continually zooms out to reveal the exact same scene over and over again. This […]
Scott Kim created the original ambigram (he also calls them inversions) that is featured in this animation for a family holiday card in 1985. To create the angular letters, he cut the letter shapes out of construction paper and then traced them into his computer. The text reads the same whether it is viewed normally […]
Italian sculptor Guido Moretti created the following sculpture titled ‘Impossible Ring to Pillars’. When viewed from one direction, it looks like an impossible ring (or circle) and when viewed from another it looks like impossible pillars. If you stand in between these two viewing angles, it looks like a tangled mass of metal. By rotating […]
You will notice that a grey stripe is moving somewhat randomly up and down in the orange section of the animation below. If you stare at the black dot in the lower right corner, you will notice that the grey stripe in your peripheral vision will turn blue. The effect of this illusion is very […]
Stare at the black dot in the center of this image and watch the red stripes spin. At first, they should appear to be moving in a clockwise direction. After a short while, however, they will suddenly appear to reverse and start moving counter-clockwise. If you lie on the ground and look directly up at […]
Using specially-designed transparencies, Brusspup creates a series of animated illusions in today’s video. From running felines to pacman gobbling bullet, these animations prove to be both simple and amazing. But would you expect anything else from a Brusspup video?