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By on April 9, 2006, with 27 Comments

We got ourselves another user-submitted optical illusion! Thanks to Philip Hansen you can see this Audi Comercial inspired by M C Escher. A driver navigates his way through Escheresque world. Viral for some automobile. Jump inside this post to see the full video. Amazing!

M C Escher Audi Drive Illusion

Currently video is down, but you can still view it here.

Here is a little slidehow with backscenes to explain how this video was done:

M C Escher Audi Drive IllusionM C Escher Audi Drive Illusion

Forecourt Before & After

M C Escher Audi Drive IllusionM C Escher Audi Drive Illusion

Maze Before & After

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Pillars Before & After

M C Escher Audi Drive Illusion
M C Escher Audi Drive Illusion

Comments

27 Responses
  1. Brett Pinnix says:

    lol thats good

  2. bec says:

    boring

  3. kathie anne says:

    if the above person said “boring” it is because she never opened the actual video! Remember to go to http://www.devilducky.com/media/17870
    I think it is awesomely done!
    -kathie anne-

  4. Hai says:

    holy crap thats awesome…and weird…kinda like an impossible world

  5. Goose says:

    sweet!

  6. niki says:

    i don’t get the Forecourt one. The rest of them are really cool though!

  7. kristen says:

    thats preeeeettttty cool mate

  8. BurninRubber says:

    The Fore court one is easy. check out the six pillars illusion. You’ll see the forecourt illusion is just like that one.

  9. Niki says:

    oh, I see, how short sighted of me XD

  10. ME says:

    IM SO CONFUZED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. jaw says:

    check out the video, pretty smart! (www.devilducky.com/media/17870 )

  12. Anthony Atanasio says:

    Hi. I still love this spot.

    I directed this commercial for Audi and BBH London a couple of years ago. I also came up with all the illusions and did the matte paintings based on studying Escher and textbook illusions. I wanted to bring it up to date. So I’m very proud that so many people appreciated the spot. It seems to have an underground following.

    There is also a very secret 60sec version out there in the vaults.

  13. jason says:

    cool and i said it 1st

  14. meeow =^_^= says:

    thw video was completey amazing

  15. {the hated} says:

    I dont get it…. e-mail… E-MAIL me dumbing it down

  16. bec says:

    OOOOOH now i see it cool

  17. Reggae Slanger says:

    thanx ta u, my heads been spinnin fi di entire week

  18. Griffin says:

    mine isn’t working! i clicked on the right link, but it only takes me to the main page of devilducky.com, with all of the recent and popular videos!
    NOTHING is the amount of audi video gotten by the 3 methods below:

    1.searched through ALL of the videos on the main page
    2.copied the URL from other comments on this site
    3.searched for ‘audi’ on devilducky.com

    SOMEONE HELP ME!!!!!

  19. Anonymous says:

    im so. . . confused?

  20. Marie says:

    stupid T_T

  21. Anon says:

    this Audi spot is what inspired parts of Christopher Nolan’s movie “Inception” I believe….

  22. colan says:

    yes. its definitely “Inception” like isn’t it?

  23. Kwackers the Cow says:

    OOOOWWWW D: It hurts my head trying to think about it! But it’s still pretty freakin awesome.

  24. u bum says:

    ya thoes illusions really r good

  25. UNspokeN says:

    not really escher….but escher-like. in fact it’s a variation of sandro del prete’s folded chessboard, sandro does escher-like paintings that are really worth checking out.trompe_del-prete.jpg

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