Optical Illusions

7 Trippy Videos to Blow Your Mind

7 Trippy Videos to Blow Your Mind

Art is a wonderful way to expand consciousness, good art tickles your grey cells and draws you out of your comfort zone. Here are a list of seven trippy videos, some with knowledge to impart some with good animation and sound, while others just take you on a windy path to nowhere. Go ahead, you’re going to love these. Big Bang Big Boom This one is unimaginably beautiful, according to the cre... »

Optical Illusions XI

Optical Illusions XI

Its been really long since we had any optical illusions on Fractal. Before that, I would like to say that we have made slight changes on the blog, like right on top we have put a scroller so you could browse through couple of our favorite posts. If you scroll to the bottom of the page, we have collated the best posts of each section, so if you hover your mouse over the image, you will get a descri... »

Optical Illusions X

Optical Illusions X

Another collection of entertaining optical illusions, from real life to camera tricks, it all depends on your perspective. This one is a romantic illusion, looks like the sailor and his woman are nailed to the wall. Maybe not, look closely. Will the woman fall if the sailor lifted his arms? This one took me more than 30 seconds to figure out. How long did it take you? The woman is actually lying f... »

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Creative Optical Illusions IX

A beautiful landscape, yes, but its tasty too! Look carefully at the image below – The pebbles and rocks are potatoes and soda bread, while the red sky at night and sea are entirely formed of strips of salmon, and the boat sailing in the water is actually green pea. Amazed? So was I, these are photographs of Carl Warner, who takes pictures of real food, everything used in the image is real f... »

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Mesmerising Shadow Art Optical Illusions VIII

Exploring the duality of human nature and challenging the conditioned perceptions of society, this collection of Shadow artwork works on the mind in different ways. A Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita has this unconventional and innovative way of playing with light and shadows. She uses a single light source along with an assortment of simple objects like letters of the alphabet, children’s pla... »

Optical Illusions VII

Optical Illusions VII

Get ready to trick your eyes with some cool illusions that show the difference between visual perception and reality. Sometimes we need to be told that something is there to be able to see it, and at times, you can spot it at first shot. Can you spot a distinct figure in the image below – A mother and her child are praying in this picture, saw it now. If not, then tilt your head towards the ... »

Optical Illusions VI

Illusions occur in day-to-day life, you just need the eye to spot it. The image below shows ice cubes forming a smiley in the wine glass. Its not photoshopped, just that the photographer captured it at the right moment. Flock of Birds always fly in unison, their movement is so synchronised that its forming a flying smiley in the sky! Isn’t it amazing?Another classic one. A Venezuelan gymnast... »

Optical Illusion V

Optical Illusion V

The General’s Family – Can you spot the nine people in the image below combining to form the face of the General and to tell the story and the secrets of his life. We see his mother and father, his wife and other members of his family, even his dog (masquerading as his hand) and as you study the painting you see behind the facade and read the story of a remarkable life. There is a whol... »

Optical Illusions IV

Optical Illusions IV

We can never get enough of optical illusions. So I’ve searched for some more intriguing images to tease your eyes! Below is a shop in Burkina Faso, in Africa. The owner seems to be looking for customers, but it seems like there is nothing interesting in his collection of bowls and buckets, or are we missing something. If we were to move a few steps towards our left, we can see something real... »

Optical Illusions III

Optical Illusions III

Let’s exercise our eyes and also our mind by looking at few optical illusions. The image below is a beautiful portrait of Mona Lisa hidden behind the lines. In fact these lines create an interesting effect. The next one is a classic one. It’s one of those illusions which looks like its moving, but matter-of-factly its completely still. This wonderful illusion was created by A.Kitaoka i... »

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