Amazing anamorphic 3D illusion drawings by Alessandro Diddi

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Alessandro Diddi is an Italian artist who has the ability to create real life from just a pencil and a piece of paper. He specializes in “anamorphic drawing”, a particular technique that if correctly executed gives the viewer the illusion that the drawings are actually popping out of the paper. (Photos)

 

 

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Brilliant Forced Perspective Photography – Part 2

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Forced perspective photography

You don’t always have to use Photoshop to create optical illusions in your photographs. With a technique called forced perspective you can create illusions that make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It just takes a little creativity with the placement of the subjects in the shot and the camera angle.

 

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Get Smarter by Realizing You’re Not That Great

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If you don’t assume you’re all that great you’ll be much more open to learning new things.
We are all the best person we know and, in general, tend to think we’re pretty unbiased as well. Illusory superiority can help us keep a healthy, optimistic attitude, but it can also prevent us from doing something great…
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Transparent Clothing Trick

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Sorry, just an illusion

As you see, these clothes appear transparent, while infact it’s only a paint job. Women’s underwear is painted on the outer side of skirts or trausers, giving transparent clothes optical illusion. Some of these paint-jobs are done so perfectly, I had hard time believing they were for real. When I first saw them, I’d bet they were done in photoshop or that the clothes are actually transparent. What’s your opinnion?

As you see, these clothes appear transparent, while infact it’s only a clever paint job. Women’s underwear is painted on the outer side of skirts or trausers, giving transparent clothes optical illusion. Some of these paint-jobs are done so perfectly, we had a hard time believing they were real. At first glance, we thought they were done in photoshop or that the clothes were actually transparent. (Pics)

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Best Visual Illusion Of The Year Contest

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The contest is a celebration of the ingenuity and creativity of the worlds premier visual illusion research community. Visual illusions are those perceptual experiences that do not match the physical reality. Our perception of the outside world is generated indirectly by brain mechanisms, and so all visual perception is illusory to some extent.

The study of visual illusions is therefore of critical importance to the understanding of the basic mechanisms of sensory perception, as well as to cure many diseases of the visual system.

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Upbeat Music Creates Illusion That Everyone Around You Is Happy

Upbeat Music Creates Illusion That Everyone Around You Is Happy 

Experts say that listening to Girls Aloud can convince you that other people are in a good mood

Listening to cheerful music can be one way to put you in a good mood on the way into work.  But beware – it can also make you think that everyone else feels just as happy as you do.

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