3 Moving Patterns Optical Illusion


Many interesting things happened to me this week, as well as to this website. I didn’t post new illusion yesterday and day before, but I assure you new illusion will again be posted every day. If you noticed, last week we passed 13 million unique visitors count (located at the bottom of this website). The number speaks for it self, and I believe that now after almost 2 years of being online, and daily updates, we can safely tell this is the biggest and most popular optical illusion website on the internet. Anyone disagrees? Hope not :) I found these three “animations” on my hard drive, and posted them all together to this article. Remember, images you see below are completely static (frozen), but they appear to move. Would be cool if they could trick those surveillance cameras that are triggered by movement. Those would never stop filming! Lol!

  • Corey

    woah, the first one is really cool..


  • Anonymous

    I’ve been an “anonymous” use here for a while, and I do agree that this is the best optical illusion site i’ve found on the internet. Congrats, Vurdlak!

  • Anonymous

    i agree with anonymous 2, this is the best and most consistent optical illusions website i have found on the net. Kudos!! [:

  • Cam

    I like the first one best.

  • Anna

    I can’t get the second one…can anyone explain please?

  • Cowtipper

    Keep up the great work!!!
    I have a link on my homepage and am constantly checking out the new stuff you have posted.
    The first moving illusion is the best it looked like it was really moving! The other 2 didn’t look like they were doing much…or maybe my eyes and head is just hurting too much from the first one.
    Just want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas or a Happy Holiday (got to be pc these days right?) and a Happy New Year…Is that still okay to say???

  • ur reflection

    Wow!! I love illusions like this!



    it’s spinning!

  • Anonymous

    I’m also anonymous, but have the rss feed, best optical illusion site on the net, hell yeah!

  • Maxi

    I must be crazy, but I don’t see the second two moving at all. And even the best optical illlusions that look like they are moving would not trigger a motion-sensitive camera, because they aren’t really moving, it’s just our eyes. Congratulations on being the biggest optical website on the net, I agree, most of the illusions on the site are great!

  • Leguan

    The top one is the best. If you keep looking to the left and then back at the image it keeps moving even more. The other two didn’t do much for me, sorry.

  • Jose

    I agree that this site is the best in optical illusions; but you said you found these images in your hard drive…hmmm , just two days ago I found the same in http://opticalillusion,wordpress.com and there refered to H.J. Verwall as the artist.I think is just to name both.
    Congratulions for the nice post everyday.

  • RandomBlood


    okay sry lol. I was sugar high for a sec. Any way this illusion is pretty awesome though :D

  • beautifulone

    The second one didn’t move for me. If I squinted my eyes, I could almost pretend that it was moving, but it wasn’t like the first and the third.

  • wandering_goat

    Wow. That purple one is perhaps the greatest “fake movement” illusion I’ve ever seen. It just doesn’t stop! Amazing.

  • Anonymous

    the first one made me just stare at it for like 20 seconds and think “whoa” for about 10 seconds. lol. then i had an outer body experience.. whoa, haha

  • pacman99

    The first one is weird, it hurts my eyes…..But the second and third dont work 4 me. Anyway congrats on reaching 13,000,000.

  • Anonymous

    i can see thw 1st and 3rd ones moving but not the 2nd

  • anonymouse

    the best site, of course it is!

    merry crimbo you lot!

  • Trebbien

    The first one is REALLY cool, the second one gave no effect (Weird) the third one, no effect i was like confused about the intro saying: “They all appear to move” if i could answer (Other way than this) i would say “You mean, the first one appears to move, unless you focus on the picture.”
    But i will say this website is great! Nice job Vurdlak ^^

  • Anonymous

    i cant see the middle one move am i the only one????

  • Anonymous

    i love this webste. btw ppl, check out mighty flixs, you’ll like it.

  • Anonymous

    These are pretty cool! Has anyone ever taken a survey or done a study about which way a person sees the movement? I mean – clockwise vs. counter-clockwise?

    I see the middle clockwise & the bottom counter clockwise.

    Anyway, just my two cents! :)

  • Anonymous

    I think these are kinda hard to see

  • Walt

    Thanks for including my optical illusion on your page (the purple and green one).

    Please acknowledge my copyright (Optical Illusion created by Walt) and add a link back to my site.

    Have a great day!

  • Tok Kong

    They are all so beautiful that I don’t know whichis the best!

  • Nick

    wow that is awesome!!!!!!
    and this is the best optical illusion website.

  • naph

    The first one is crazy good

  • Nemanja Curcic

    Crazy !

  • Blain_Bieber

    The 1st one is the only 1 that looks like its moving

  • Christian Verano

    all of them are moving
    1st is very obvious
    2nd if you look from left to right(vice-versa)
    3rd.. you can see it move obviously

  • andrew


  • weird chick who posts comments on illusions

    HOLY CRAP!!! that was intense!!

  • kristen

    the first one is great but i cant see the 2nd one moving..the 3rd i can only see it moving really slow

  • Found the Green/Purple image to be the most intense. Excellent visual effects.

  • emsillusionist

    the first one is great..but have u tried to stop its illusion? try to focus in the center of it so you could stop it from (seemingly) moving…lolz

  • best optical illusion ever!

  • I also happen to love the story of the movie, despite its contradictory message,
    merely for the fact that it shows the Pok.

    We’d celebrate long, leisurely Pajama Mornings and make breakfasts that consisted of several courses. The more popular characters are ,Infernape,Cradily, Charizard, Magnezone, Gyarados, and Uxie.

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