Have a look at the picture, it looks like a “transparent” or “camouflaged” knife! I took this photo during a magician party many years ago. This illusion is based on specular reflections, it is simple but effective… In fact, when you place the blade of a knife in the middle of the tines of a fork, it will reflect other objects that are nearby.Continue Reading
This table is sturdy and stable. And yes, the chains are ordinary chains. Here is the tutorial that explains how to create such a miracle.
Here is an animated example:
Curiously enough, the cubes don’t move only the background color changes…
Here is my tutorial to create an amazing autokinetic animation.
“We all have a shadow of the same color…”Gianni A. Sarcone
The picture below shows the future neon sign of my business…
Look at the picture from a certain distance and check which colors are in the patchwork. Image taken from my book “Fantastic Optical Illusions” available from Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/178739235X/?tag=archimelabpuz-20 and Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/178739235X/?tag=archimedeslab-21
Here is a neat optical illusion project I was commissioned by “Art of Play“. From one perspective, the grooves in the metal die-cut bookmark seem to be an abstract design but place the pattern against a solid background and a familiar figure pops into view!
Available from: https://www.artofplay.com/products/einstein-bookmark
Which direction is the rotation? Some spokes appear to rotate CW while the disc rotates CCW.
More from: https://www.archimedes-lab.org/page17b.html
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54 eye-popping optical illusions to play and to experiment with! Continue Reading