101 Amazing Optical Illusions: Fantastic Visual Tricks
Some paper and pencils, a little glue, and a ruler and scissors are all that's needed to make 101 great optical illusions. Put a bird in a cage without touching it; break a spoon and mend it without glue; get a whale to swim, a kangaroo to jump, or a ballerina to dance. Explore the techniques that led to the inventions of animated cartoons, cinema, and computer graphics. ."..an attractive introduction to the subject..."-- "Kirkus Reviews
. 88 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.
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adult to help afterimage angle appear art knife ask an adult ball beads and sequins bicycle Binocular vision bottom brain Break a spoon candle carries impulses messages cellophane cells circle colors cones cornea cube curve disk and push disk spins Distortion DOMINANT EYE draw edge face fasten feather Find the center finger glue greyscale hand inches lenses make objects light passing light rays light-sensitive look magic Magic carpet mirage opposite optical illusions PENCIL THAUMATROPE PERSISTENCE OF VISION phenakistoscope piece of cardboard pin or long poster board prism rainbow rays of light reflects refracted retina become tired scissors screen sensitive shape sheet of paper side to side slits slots spectrum Spin the disk square Stare hard stereograms Stereoscopic vision stick sticky tape stiff straight stroboscope television things Trace or copy transparent trick Turn the book vision watch whale wheel white light zoetrope