Floating Boxes Optical Illusion

Shadow 23 August 2013 1 Comment

Shadow Boxes

The two illustrations below are nearly identical.  The only difference between these two images is the placement of the square shadows beneath each of the cubes.  In the upper image, the square shadows are placed just below the cubes making them appear to be hovering slightly above the checkered-pattern surface.  In the lower image, two […]

Three Fold Cubes

Ambiguous,Video 16 May 2013 3 Comments

Three Fold Cubes

The following video was created by Guy Wallis and David Lloyd from the University of Queensland in Australia.  It was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Best Illusion of the Year contest hosted by the Neural Correlate Society.  The video presents an ambiguous pair of cubes that can be interpreted in multiple ways.  As […]

Impossible Bottles

Impossible 25 March 2013 0 Comments

Impossibottle 1

An impossible bottle is one that has an object (or objects) inside of it that is physically larger than the neck of the bottle.  The bottles are undamaged with everything inside of the bottle being inserted through the neck.  When viewing an impossible bottle, the only real question that you will find yourself asking is, […]

Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

Anamorphosis,Video 5 December 2012 6 Comments

Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

To say that “Brusspup has done it again” would be an understatement.  In the following video, Brusspup creates a series of very realistic anamorphic illusions that will simply blow you away.  The objects look so real that you want to reach out and touch them… and then he moves the paper revealing the illusion. Which […]

Hollow Necker Cube by Robin Hunnam

Ambiguous 31 July 2012 0 Comments

Hollow Necker Cube by Robin Hunnam

Robin Hunnam creates stunning digital op art.  He studied graphic design at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design and previously worked as an art director at an advertising agency in London.  He cites Bridget Riley, Victor Vasarely and M. C. Escher as artists who have influenced his style.   His work below features several hollow Necker […]

Ambiguous Cubes

Ambiguous 10 May 2012 0 Comments

Isometric Illusion by Martin Isaac

Today’s update features a series of ambiguous cubes from designer Martin Isaac.  In the image below, do you see a cube on the left or a cube on the right?  You can either perceive one or the other, but not both at the same time.  Try to get them to flip-flop back and forth. Continue […]

Necker Cube

Ambiguous 15 March 2012 0 Comments

Necker Cube

While it does not look like much, the wire frame drawing of a cube below is actually an ambiguous optical illusion.  The cube can be seen in one of two ways.  Either the lower left face or the upper right face can be seen as the front most surface of the cube.  Can you flip-flop […]