Optical Illusions Art Collection #2
Picture of Dimples or Bumps?
Ha ha! The artist that created this optical illusion built in actually
two optical illusions. First, the obvious optical illusion is that the
circles will appear to either be dimples or bumps, depending on how
you look at it. But the other optical illusion is subtle. As you first
glance at the illusion, you see two rows of bumps, and two rows of dots.
But wait... the second row of bumps actually has one that is shaded the
opposite way. What this shows is that there are so many things going
on as your eye sends images to your brain, your brain will quickly form
stigmas from the patterns that it perceives. The pattern of 4 rows is
a common one... just look around the room you are in, you'll see books
and boxes and drawers and papers. And most of their edges are exactly
the same all along the length. This optical illusion is also an example
of how by changing something in a pattern, you now make the picture
much more interesting, because of the conflict. But enough! On to the