The Null Device
Posts matching tags 'optical illusions'
Just stare at the dot for 30 seconds. Then, without moving your eyes, move the mouse over the image. It will look like it's in color until you move your eyes.It does too, it looks like a colour photograph, but snaps back into black and white as soon as you move your eyes, clearing the afterimage from your vision.
Two art links filched from bOING bOING: firstly, a gallery of 1950s/60s TV commercial art; a lot of it very groovy in that 50s/60s way (hipsters take note). Secondly, this gallery of contemporary Japanese op art; optical illusions which do weird things as you look at them. (Well, some of them did; others didn't have an effect on me.) (Also, the second page didn't seem to load properly in Mozilla, though Safari had no problems.)