Baubles by Kaia Nao

Motion 10 August 2015 0 Comments

Baubles by Kaia Nao

The four spheres (which the artist calls baubles) appear to be moving.  If you move your eyes rapidly around the image, you will find that the motion effect is enhanced. A larger, single bauble version of this image can be found below. To see more motion illusions from Kaia Nao, please check out Floating Star […]

Spheres Relative Size

Estimation 2 October 2014 0 Comments

Spheres Relative Size

The sphere that is placed closest to you looks to be about half the size as the sphere in the background.  Surprisingly, both spheres are exactly the same size.  If you don’t believe it, grab a ruler and measure them both to confirm. For a similar effect, be sure to revisit the SUV Illusion where […]

Digital Op Art by Charline Lancel

Miscellaneous 6 February 2014 0 Comments

Compo34 Fushia by Charline Lancel

Belgian artist Charline Lancel creates digital op art pieces and prints them on large aluminum panels using a printing process called ChromaLuxe.  While she has been told that her work resembles that of Victor Vasarely, she was not aware of his work when she first started creating digital op art in 2007.  The following spherical […]

Perceived Sphere Optical Illusion

Ambiguous 7 December 2012 0 Comments

Perceived Sphere

Do you perceive a sphere in the image below? Most people will perceive a sphere in the white space of this image, but the fact is that no sphere physically exists.  The placement of the “spikes” makes it appear that they are somehow attached to a sphere.