Robert Fathauer created this limited edition digital print titled “Looking Through Time” in 2005. It features a reversible portrait of a man that can be seen as two different faces when viewed normally and in the mirror. Fathauer found inspiration for this design in the work of Rex Whistler who created a series of very […]
Today’s topsy-turvy optical illusion is from a series by Thomas Woodruff called ‘The Court’. On the artist’s website, the following is noted about this series of works: This project started with a simple idea: to see if the traditional visual parlor trick of the “upside-down head” could be taken to new pictorial heights while conveying […]
International advertising agency Leo Burnett created a series of three topsy-turvy optical illusion images for an ad campaign for Jeep. Each of the designs features an image of an animal with the tag line “See whatever you want to see.” printed beneath the Jeep logo. When the designs are turned upside down, the animal transforms […]
I came across this portrait in a section of Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s website where he posts optical illusions submitted by friends and other people inspired by his work. This particular portrait was created by painter Fumito ITO and depicts a man with glasses, black hair, mustache, and a goatee. Can you spot what is so remarkable […]
Maine recently announced that they were going to start selling instant scratch-off lottery tickets called “Kwikies”. After sending a note to 1,300 retailers announcing this, complaints started flooding in about the name being inappropriate. It now seems that the tickets will be called something else. Interestingly enough, Maine used a topsy-turvy optical illusion to help […]
The painting below, by Russian artist Igor Lysenko, depicts a woman in a yellow dress and hat standing outside next to a bush. Hidden somewhere in the painting is the face of a man. Can you find him? The hidden face can be found by rotating the image 180 degrees. When inverted, the landscape and […]
This ambigram, created by John Langdon, features two words with opposite meanings that can be seen individually by rotating the image 180 degrees. Shown at this angle, the word TRUE can be seen and a very fancy font.