Mind Shift by Gianni Sarcone

Motion 25 September 2014 0 Comments

Mind Shift by Gianni Sarcone

If you concentrate on the red pattern in the center of this figure, it will appear to be unstable and hover over the blue background.  Once the pattern does begin to hover, you can move your head left and right to intensify the effect. (via Gianni Sarcone)

Move 25 by Daniel Picon

Motion 1 February 2013 0 Comments

Birds in the Sky by Daniel Picon

Today’s illusion is a variation of the Ouchi Illusion where the center circle appears to be unstable and float above the checkered background image.  This was created by French artist Daniel Picon.

The Blurry Heart Illusion

Motion 9 January 2013 1 Comment

The Blurry Heart Illusion

Two red hearts are presented below on a blue background.  One of the hearts is “blurry” and the other is not.  As you move your eyes back and forth between them, the blurry heart appears to wobble (as if it were unstable) while the solid red heart does not. This illusion was presented by Kohske […]

Vibration Optical Illusion

Motion 21 November 2012 0 Comments

Vibration Optical Illusion

This image is difficult to look at.  It appears to vibrate as your eyes try to focus on it. How long do you think that you could look at this image without it driving you completely crazy?  I would guess no longer than a few minutes.

Four Floating Squares by Daniel PICON

Motion 30 July 2012 0 Comments

Four Floating Squares by Daniel PICON

The four squares appear to float on top of the wavy pink background.  As you watch this image, the background seems to flutter slightly to both the left and the right.This illusion was designed by French artist Daniel PICON.

Moving Mona Lisa Face

Motion 13 June 2012 0 Comments

Moving Mona Lisa Face

The Mona Lisa was painted by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci in the early 1500’s.  Since that time, it has become one of the most famous and recognized works of art in the world.  It is hard to imagine that da Vinci would have foreseen the following incarnation of his painting by Akiyoshi Kitaoka, but […]