Ambiguous Optical Illusions

Ambiguous Optical Illusions

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First you see one thing, then another. The picture changes from one moment to the next, flip-flopping back and forth. That's an ambiguous illusion, and the ones in this largest-ever collection offer constant, pleasurable surprises. Sometimes, the perceptual shift occurs if you just stare at the visual puzzle long enough; in other cases, it's necessary to invert or rotate the image first. In one picture, it's a cat-and-mouse game as you try to discover where the mouse is hiding from the cat. Another image features two minstrels playing homage to William Shakespeare - but at first, only the familiar portrait of the bard may be apparent. Once the dual nature of the illusion reveals itself, you'll never see just one object again.

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  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 198 x 202 x 10mm | 299.38g
  • Sterling Publishing Co Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1402718292
  • 9781402718298
  • 777,853

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