101 Amazing Optical Illusions: Fantastic Visual Tricks

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Sterling Publishing Company, Mar 1, 1997 - Science - 87 pages
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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101 AMAZING OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

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Several different kinds of illusions (physiological illusions, e.g., afterimages; physical illusions, e.g., the result of refraction or reflection; perceptual illusions, e.g., ambiguous pictures; etc ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
4
BENDING LIGHT
16
THE INNER EYE
22
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