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Optical illusion art

  1. 1. Goals:Goals: Optical Illusion ArtOptical Illusion Art  Understand and discuss “what is an illusion”Understand and discuss “what is an illusion” and analyze different types of visual illusions.and analyze different types of visual illusions.  Demonstrate your ability to draw a variety ofDemonstrate your ability to draw a variety of different illusions.different illusions.  Produce an illusion drawing using a pencilProduce an illusion drawing using a pencil and black Indian ink and/or colored pencils.and black Indian ink and/or colored pencils.  Show your op art illusion art to the studentShow your op art illusion art to the student body.body.
  2. 2. What is anWhat is an Illusion?Illusion? il·lu·sionil·lu·sion ((-l-lzhzhnn)) nounnoun •illusions that deceive the human visual system into perceiving something that is not present or incorrectly perceiving what is present.
  3. 3. The Human brain put images together because it has learned to expect things; sometimes the data might get a little confused. We may see an illusion because we know what we are expected to see, even though part of a picture or design may not be completely there. The basis of this is in how we perceive things.
  5. 5. This is theThis is the Bunny/Duck illusionBunny/Duck illusion.. At first glance, what doAt first glance, what do you see? Now give ityou see? Now give it some time, but do notsome time, but do not focus on one certainfocus on one certain area, and then askarea, and then ask Yourself; what do IYourself; what do I really see? Now, lookreally see? Now, look again. You might beagain. You might be surprised!!!!!!surprised!!!!!!
  6. 6. Is this manIs this man playing a sax, orplaying a sax, or is thereis there something moresomething more here?here?
  7. 7. Looks like President Clinton and Vice President Gore, right? Wrong... It's Clinton's face twice, with two different haircuts. What do you see?
  8. 8. Do you see someDo you see some squares orsquares or rectanglesrectangles? Really,? Really, this is nothing morethis is nothing more than a bunch of linesthan a bunch of lines going in every whichgoing in every which direction, but the waydirection, but the way our mind interpretsour mind interprets these lines are totallythese lines are totally different!!different!!
  9. 9. At first glance, whatAt first glance, what do you see--Could itdo you see--Could it be the wordbe the word "liar""liar" oror is it something more.is it something more. I would definitely giveI would definitely give this one a secondthis one a second look!look!
  10. 10. This is probably theThis is probably the most famous illusionmost famous illusion of all time! Almostof all time! Almost everyone has seeneveryone has seen it! What do you seeit! What do you see at your first glanceat your first glance of this illusion! Doof this illusion! Do you see an old lady,you see an old lady, or do you see aor do you see a young women?young women? They are bothThey are both there!!there!!
  11. 11. This is probably theThis is probably the hardest illusion that Ihardest illusion that I have ever seen, and Ihave ever seen, and I have to say myhave to say my personal favorite!!!personal favorite!!! When you first look atWhen you first look at this, do you see and oldthis, do you see and old man with ivy leavesman with ivy leaves around him, or do youaround him, or do you see a couple kissing?see a couple kissing? Be patient and give itBe patient and give it some time!! You willsome time!! You will eventually see it.eventually see it.
  12. 12. Do the sides of theDo the sides of the square appear to besquare appear to be bent in?bent in? Wait, nowWait, now that is Impossible!that is Impossible! Believe it or not, theyBelieve it or not, they are as straight as theyare as straight as they come. If you do notcome. If you do not believe me,believe me, take a straight edge andtake a straight edge and see for yourself!!!see for yourself!!!
  13. 13. How many ways canHow many ways can you view this cube?you view this cube? Is the blue side outsideIs the blue side outside the box or is it inside? Is itthe box or is it inside? Is it on the back of the box ofon the back of the box of is it on the side? Examineis it on the side? Examine this cube closely, and letthis cube closely, and let the light blue side guidethe light blue side guide you!you!
  14. 14. When you look at this,When you look at this, you probably see ayou probably see a triangletriangle. There is not. There is not one there! The way theone there! The way the circle parts are cut out,circle parts are cut out, make us think there is amake us think there is a triangle there eventriangle there even though there isn’t any!though there isn’t any!
  15. 15. Are the diagonalsAre the diagonals parallel? You betparallel? You bet they are!they are!
  16. 16. I have heard this illusionI have heard this illusion called thecalled the dancingdancing elephantelephant and severaland several other things. I want youother things. I want you to look at the elephantsto look at the elephants feet and legs. Howfeet and legs. How many are actuallymany are actually there?there?
  17. 17.  When you first readWhen you first read this, what does it say?this, what does it say?  A Bird In The BushA Bird In The Bush??  If you read this moreIf you read this more carefully you will findcarefully you will find that it saysthat it says A Bird InA Bird In The The BushThe The Bush!!!!!!
  18. 18. THE ENDTHE END
  19. 19. Student Examples: OpticalStudent Examples: Optical IllusionsIllusions