This is quite a famous picture of a bus we found on the internet where the advertizer has painted a shark on the side of a bus and used the sliding doors to make a great illusion. We loved it so much that we thought animating it might look good. Original image source unknown
Click start to see what's hiding in the blobs. Flash animation may not work on all devices.
If you look at these two round patterns one looks like it is popping in and the other is popping out. If you follow one of them around it will change from an innie to an outie, but this is done solely by your brain, the shapes do not change. Crazy isn't it?
We found these great, well timed photos, on the internet giving the illusion of the sun going through a hoop. We loved it so much we decided to animate it. What do you think? Original image source unknown.
Firstly, the only thing changing in this animation is the dark bar moving across. So can you see the four different shades of blue? Now what happens when the bar covers two adjacent shades?
I have got a feeling this optical illusion might just blow your mind. We have put three clusters of circling balls above, but can you tell me how many of the three are going in the same direction? If you stare at the center yellow spot of the top left cluster they all seem to be going the same way, but not if you look at the other yellow spots. Let me know what you think in the comments.
You might have seen a similar illusion with our Optical Spy Owl - both modified from an unknown image.
Original image above credit Kimery Davis modified below by Optical Spy
Here is a scary illusion. Firstly, keep your mouse away from the image and let it just rotate. Get as close as you can and watch it rotating for about thirty seconds. Then without taking your eyes off of it move your mouse over the image. Then just enjoy!. It also works if you look at anything else, try looking at the back of your hand.
Watch the large disc move and disappear (it doesn't actually disappear, it's always there you just can't see it). Now notice the little black dots in the disc, they disappear only when the disc is spinning.
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