What do you see among these zigzag lines? Whether you can spot a figure emerging or it's just making you feel dizzy, the optical illusion created by Russian artist Ilja Klemencov has been sparking debates online. Apparently, only 1% of people are able to see a panda, which is also the logo of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).
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When you first set your eyes on a pair of jeans by the brand LEJE, you might think that you’re seeing things. The South Korean company has created denim bottoms that are mind-bending optical illusions. Using creative construction and stitching, wearing these jeans will make others think there is a glitch in the Matrix.
While most people see everyday life as routine, visual effects artist Kevin Lustgarten sees ample opportunity for creativity.
Throughout art history, artists have played with optical illusions to trick the viewers' eyes with mind-bending complex compositions.
Frost makes grass crunchy and signals that winter is on its way. However, as Redditor shawneffel discovered, frost can also transform sculptures by adding highlights which draw out the texture of the metal. While visiting the VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, British Columbia, shawneffel snapped an image of the park's resident romantic sculpture—Departure by American artist George Lundeen. The light layer of icy dusting on the poetic sculpture adds an illusive highlight to the piece.
Many talented artists gravitate towards makeup for its power to temporarily transform the body into incredible illusions.
Like many artists, Dain Yoon enjoys working with paint.
Optical illusions give fascinating insight into how our brains work. Specific combinations of color, light, and patterns can trick our brains into visually perceiving something that isn’t there. Creating illusions is a popular art form, and there’s even an annual Best Illusion of The Year Contest. The competition receives thousands of mind-boggling entries from around the world each year, and the winners for 2020 were recently announced. Winning first prize, Japanese Professor of Engineering Dr.
Another incredible optical illusion is taking the internet by storm.
Outside the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the street undulates with rippling lines and geometric forms.