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 […]

Snow Blind Illusion

Video 12 November 2015 0 Comments

Snow Blind Illusion

Masashi Atarashi, a physics teacher at Aichi Prefectural Gojo Senior High School  in Japan created this video that demonstrates what he calls the “Snow Blind illusion”.  The illusion itself is a very simple one, and you have probably already witnessed this in the past.  Watch how the speed of falling snowflakes appears to be accelerated […]

The Wandering Circles

Motion,Video 5 November 2015 0 Comments

The Wandering Circles

The flickering circles in this video appear to wander around randomly.  The circles are not moving (just flickering), but the shapes seem to drift whenever you do not look directly at the circles.  You can frame the circles with lines and they will still appear to move.  It is interesting to note that the more […]

Trippy Double Vision Makeup

Video 29 October 2015 0 Comments

Trippy Double Vision Makeup

With Halloween right around the corner,  why not take some tips from make-up guru Promise Tamang and turn your face into a double face?  Watch this video and I guarantee that you will be completely freaked out with what she finally comes up with.  It is extremely difficult to look at and seems to be […]

Ambiguous Garage Roof

Ambiguous,Video 26 October 2015 0 Comments

Ambiguous Garage Roof

Kokichi Sugihara from Meiji University in Japan created this video of an ambiguous garage roof which completely changes in appearance when its reflection is viewed in a mirror.  Viewed one way, the roof appears to be round while it seems to be corrugated when viewed from the opposite angle.  The actual shape is neither round […]

Levitating Waters

Video 15 October 2015 0 Comments

Levitating Waters

The device featured in this video is quite interesting.  Depending on which setting is chosen, water droplets appear to be stationary, falling, or moving in an upward direction.  In reality, the water is falling down as a steady stream exactly as you would expect it to behave.  Inside the box, however, there are a series […]

Vik Muniz

Composite,Video 1 October 2015 0 Comments

Vik Muniz

In this video, Brazilian visual artist and photographer Vik Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that “are already part of our collective visual memory.”   This series, titled “Pictures of Magazines”, features his replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” from hand-torn scraps from magazines. Muniz was featured in 2010’s […]