optical illusion

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an optical phenomenon that results in a false or deceptive visual impression

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The result is wallpaper with an optical illusion of depth, which forms a sense of additional space within the home.
You can make a fun optical illusion we call "The O.
Agateware are simulations of natural agate stones and these coloured ceramics create an optical illusion.
Summary: Optical illusions are two-dimensional drawings that play tricks on the eyes, deliberately creating an effect that is wrongly interpreted by the brain.
Dubai Optical illusion art or opt art made its debut at the Viltin gallery during Art Dubai, the international art fair.
Optical illusion dresses British actress Kate Winslet knows a thing or two about red carpet dressing and last year championed the optical illusion dress.
The exterior design creates an optical illusion as to the interior layout, which contains a two-way gusset allowing for creative organization of spaces.
One reader remembered that the Billingham Maypole Dairy grocery store had peculiar mirrors in the doorway, enabling youngsters to do a Harry Worth - the optical illusion made famous in the 1960s by the comedy actor - and earning rebukes from the shop manager.
With a striking 3D optical illusion the team has managed to make the shop front look every inch like an inviting bakery.
Arnaudo's definition of optical illusion in a more general sense is that of an image whose subject changes with the changing of the conditions of the observer or reader of the work (e.
This type of misperception is called an optical illusion.
This optical illusion helps protect the moth from hungry predators.
Toyah was taking a three-minute optical illusion shower in Chamberlain Square to celebrate World Water Day on March 22.
But don't worry, it's just an optical illusion as I Wales's Alan Green prepares to take a shot in the men's 10m air pistol pairs event with India's Vivek Singh 1 concentrating on his next attempt.
Here, the motif painted on each shard is a stylized image of a feather's striations, compressed or expanded depending on the size of the piece, and the slightly curving chevron patterns created generate the optical illusion of an uneven surface.