Anamorphic Visual Optical Illusion

There are a lot of known painters in the world and some of their art is misunderstood. Some of the most famous paintings are the clear ones like does of Leonardo Da Vinci, but there are other painters whom created pieces of art that resemble with stains, spots, dots or which are blurry. It seems that some of them thought that they can change the perspective of a painting. Let’s take a look at some great visual optical illusions!

Da Vinci Optical Illusion

What to see?
I decided to show you two different images a colored one and a simpler one so you can easily spot the way they work.
If you look at the painting or at the photo you will see only some blurry images mixed up together, but if you look at the cylinder placed in the middle of the painting you will observe that the reflection represents a clear image.

How does it work?
Some people realized how to draw some strange paintings from which you can’t tell anything but when seen from a certain point it makes sense. One of this persons is Mission San Rafael, he managed to make a distorted drawing that can be seen as intended when we place a reflective cylinder in the middle of it.
The phenomenon we have in this illusion is called anamorphic. The anamorphic effect is a distorted projection or perspective requiring the viewer to use special devices or occupy a specific vantage point to reconstitute the image.
I hope you will enjoy these kind of illusion and you should really look up some more, they’re really amazing.

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