Optical Illusions and Eye Tricks
Original Optical Illusions and Eye Candy by Blifaloo plus remakes of some classic illusions
Check out these brain-twisting images. Below you will find a mix of my own optical illusions, along with re-makes of a few classic illusions.
Warning: If you have epilepsy or are prone to seizers, you should view these illusions with caution or not at all. Some illusions may cause dizziness or nausea. If you feel yourself becoming disorientated while viewing these illusions, give your eyes a rest and return later.
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Scroll down for links to other optical illusion sites and other info:
Impossible Rings Try tracing these objects….
Flag Illusion Hard to make this one, it made me puke a little in my mouth.
In Out All the pretty colors…
The Spins A static image that creates the illusion of motion.
Soothing Beans Dreamy Beans?
The missing. Get frustrated while trying to solve this brain teaser.
Color Jumble Trick Our eyes and brain don’t always get along.
In or out? See how we can perceive 3D objects in 2D media.
Waves of Motion Illusion. Freaky. This one can induce nausea.
Phantom Shapes Illusion. Do you “see” things that don’t exist?
Impossible Stairs Illusion. Get lost in this Escher-esqe mobius strip.
Mind Warp Freaky illusion with circle movements.
How many? How many legs does an elephant have?
Magic Motion How does this static image appear to rotate and move?
—-> Many of my own creations were inspired by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s optical illusion work… which is prolific, so be sure to check out his site and books. <—-
Want More Illusions?
Check out our Optical Illusions Info and Links Page – Lots of links to optical illusion artists, resources, and illusion explanations.
My Ramblings About Creating Optical Illusions
I get the odd email about how to create optical illusions. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions:
I used Adobe Illustrator to create the optical illusions on this page, and some finishing touches with Adobe Photoshop.
Creating optical illusions with illusions of motion almost always makes me a little sick to my stomach. Gravol (motion sickness pills) helps a little.
See the optical illusions links page for more info.