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Here is an interesting peice of optical illusion art - check out this box. At first, it looks just fine, but after you study it for a little while, you'll see that it is in fact an impossible shape. The shading on the inside of the box helps add to the effect of depth, and the shading on the side of the box further leads to more and more confusion the more you look at it! Carefully follow each shaded side with your eye, when you get to the other side, you'll quickly notice that something is wrong!

Are you an artist? If you were looking for a cool subject to paint or make a drawing of in your art class, wouldn't this be a nice thing to show your classmates? Feel free to print this page, stick it in your back pocket and use it as a reference. This is another one of our favorite examples of impossible optical illusion art.

 


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Diamonds appear to be the same shade. But they're not!

Same Shade Diamonds

Wow! It will look like the diamonds on the top are much darker than the diamonds on the bottom.

Perfect and printable! This is a very strong optical illusion, and is even noticeable in the small image to the left. Doesn't it look like the top row is considerably darker than each successive row?

moving red spiral

Moving Red Spiral
Sometimes, while I'm just playing around in Photoshop, something appears, as if by magic. This illusion was one of those that just jumps off the page.

It's a large red spiral on a purple background that appears to jump and move. Works better for some people than others, but if you like the moving illusions, you'll love it! Although this small image might move a bit as you read these words, the larger versions are even better!

» Moving spiral image...

9/13/2011 - Floating Wood Blocks Video
Created these floating wooden blocks and attached them to a globe. Watch the video and see how the blocks follow the camera! Pretty amazing!

You can launch the video on this page, or go to the page that describes it a bit more View the video...

moving backgrounds

Moving Backgrounds

It moves! You must zoom in to get the full illusion. You'll see the rings rotate, even though they are not moving at all.

We've created several sizes so you can use as your desktop background.

 

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