What may seem as a crooked cotton band, actually isn’t. I found it very amusing how the pattern in use distorts reality, fooling our brains into thinking that right part of the material is larger than it actually is. It is as if the band is “growing” from its tail onwards! Perhaps this illusion is […]
Scrolling this image up and down, or moving your head simultaneously while observing the sphere produces an interesting optical illusion effect – a floating movement of the central object. Simple as that. Be sure to browse through our #animations category for more similar stuff!
Here’s what you get when you combine an ad agency, #Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s famous illusory “moving snakes pattern” and home-delivery service provider. I can’t seem to ignore the irony behind this advertising message, but it’s better for me to let you decide on it yourselves. Meals on Wheels!
Look what just flew-in, straight to my mailbox! For those of you unaware, you are more then welcome to send us some interesting illusion-related content using our submit email address which can be found in the footer of this site. Inspired by Akiyoshi’s illusory patterns, Mark Grenier achieved extremely beautiful floating effect with his rotating […]
Sometimes when I’m forced to repeat myself (as it happens there is only a limited number of illusory effects and patterns out there), at least I try to wait before I find the next best thing. As our “Seemingly Animated” category is among the most popular ones, it wasn’t easy to find an illusion that […]
Artist Cecilia Paredes could easily be labeled as the “female Liu Bolin,” but to do so would only marginalize the talent of the Peruvian painter whose detailed, patterned paintings are worthy of being respected on their own merits. Besides, the simple fact that she tends to leave her chestnut brown hair and dark brown eyes visible […]
The Warping Cushion Effect is yet another optical illusion that proves how selected patterns are able to distort the reality we perceive. Just look at the diagonal lines below! Even though they are perfectly straight and parallel, as well as the rectangles they form intersecting, something obviously doesn’t seem right. The warping effect that makes […]
Just by looking at this frame on your right, you would say there is no chance it depicts a perfect rectangle, right? But hang on there for a second! Let me show you what happens if we just remove the wavy frame surrounding the picture… Voila! The inner picture now becomes a perfect rectangle! Be […]