Ever look at a picture, photo, or even a wall and feel as if you were being tricked? Maybe you rub your eyes a little, or scratch you’re head a couple of times. Close one eye. Keep the other one open. You may think your going mad, maybe you took the wrong pill from the medicine cabinet. If you have ever experienced this but did not understand what was happening, then you probably ran into what’s called an optical illusion. An optical illusion is an illusion caused by the visual system and characterized by visual percept that differs from reality. They can be illustrated by, artists, doctors, or even architects. Optical illusions can be both fun and practical. They have been used to check eyesight or give a physiological prognosis, and they can also be used for a good time with the kids, or for a good trippy poster to hang in your bedroom. We gathered some 40 of our favorites for you to look at. Enjoy!
What kind of sorcery is this! This is known as the silhouette illusion, it’s a kinetic, and bi-stable optical illusion that resembles a pirouetting female dancer. The direction of the turn is still disputed till this day, so you decide!