Optical illusions of the year

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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by sTeamTraen » Mon Jun 20, 2022 1:13 pm

bob sterman wrote:
Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:47 am
tenchboy wrote:
Sat Jun 18, 2022 7:07 am
S'worse than that!
When I first scrolled down to that picture, for a full second or so, I imagine because there are no eyes showing and my mind was trying to make it into a face, I saw just a monstrous chin with a tiny mouth between the hat and the rest of her body like some sort of Mrs Potatohead. Her collar bone marked the base of the chin, her neck was the flat front and her mouth the same as in the picture.
Yes - I got it too!! Like a giant fleshy potato head for about 4-5 seconds. But now, no matter what I try I can't get it back.
Oh god. I didn't see that at first, but now I can't unsee it. Want to swap eyes/visual processing systems?
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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by jimbob » Mon Jun 20, 2022 3:00 pm

I can see how this works with the differenc coloured curved lines in the squares that would be spotted by our peripheral vision but it's still good

https://www.reddit.com/r/illusionporn/c ... _straight/
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Re: Optical illusions of the year

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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by IvanV » Sun Oct 02, 2022 12:56 pm

plodder wrote:
Sat Oct 01, 2022 8:38 am
This is fantastic

https://mobile.twitter.com/DannyDutch/s ... 1537991681
When enlarged, it looks like just what it is. When small, it works because the grids are small. It is similar to the deliberate methods once used for low quality colour printing, as in comics, and as famously enlarged as artworks by Roy Lichtenstein.

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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by tenchboy » Mon Oct 03, 2022 8:39 am

tenchboy wrote:
Sat Jun 18, 2022 7:07 am

Add note: I have only ever once seen the craters on the moon (in pictures of the moon); my mind always shows them to me as raised pimples: maybe there is a connection.
As here for instance (2nd pic) I see that footprint as a bump, as if it's coming through from the other side or a plaster cast of the original.
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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by tenchboy » Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:15 am

Another Example: a pin dish but I see that as a painted pebble - a convex surface rather than a dish, a painted version of the plain white underside in picture 4.
And so when, as a child we watched the moon landings I never saw craters, I saw pimples.

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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by Gfamily » Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:31 am

tenchboy wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:15 am
Another Example: a pin dish but I see that as a painted pebble - a convex surface rather than a dish, a painted version of the plain white underside in picture 4.
And so when, as a child we watched the moon landings I never saw craters, I saw pimples.

Screen shot added cos ebay links don't last for ever.
Pish.png
(And also in case you just can't be arsed to click on the link)
Isn't that a dome shaped painted lid that sits on top of the plain white dish?
ETA - the description includes a comment about a worn area in the gold rim of the lid
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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by tenchboy » Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:53 am

Gfamily wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:31 am
tenchboy wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:15 am
Another Example: a pin dish but I see that as a painted pebble - a convex surface rather than a dish, a painted version of the plain white underside in picture 4.
And so when, as a child we watched the moon landings I never saw craters, I saw pimples.

Screen shot added cos ebay links don't last for ever.
Pish.png
(And also in case you just can't be arsed to click on the link)
Isn't that a dome shaped painted lid that sits on top of the plain white dish?
ETA - the description includes a comment about a worn area in the gold rim of the lid
Ha Brilliant! I didn't notice that.
But if it had a been a dish... [capo]
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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by Grumble » Sun Oct 09, 2022 11:17 am

tenchboy wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:53 am
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:31 am
tenchboy wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:15 am
Another Example: a pin dish but I see that as a painted pebble - a convex surface rather than a dish, a painted version of the plain white underside in picture 4.
And so when, as a child we watched the moon landings I never saw craters, I saw pimples.

Screen shot added cos ebay links don't last for ever.
Pish.png
(And also in case you just can't be arsed to click on the link)
Isn't that a dome shaped painted lid that sits on top of the plain white dish?
ETA - the description includes a comment about a worn area in the gold rim of the lid
Ha Brilliant! I didn't notice that.
But if it had a been a dish... [capo]
If it was a dish you would be able to see the whole rim
A bit churlish

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Re: Optical illusions of the year

Post by Trinucleus » Wed Nov 02, 2022 6:09 pm

Grumble wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 11:17 am
tenchboy wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:53 am
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Oct 09, 2022 9:31 am

Isn't that a dome shaped painted lid that sits on top of the plain white dish?
ETA - the description includes a comment about a worn area in the gold rim of the lid
Ha Brilliant! I didn't notice that.
But if it had a been a dish... [capo]
If it was a dish you would be able to see the whole rim
In paleontology there's a protocol that you always light a specimen from the same direction (NW I think) so you can work out what's convex and which concave

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