65 Amazing Optical Illusion Pictures

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Creating optical illusions is an art in itself. And portraying an optical illusion into an aesthetically pleasing work of art requires a fair bit of sense and sensibility. Expressing your artistic skills through illusions calls for the stroke of genius. Literally.

In today’s post featured artists have shown their mastery of artistic shapes and colors to produce enlightening as well as scary optical illusions. The post also includes some awesome 3D optical illusions and Jesus optical illusion pictures.

Savor the illusory art!

Jesus Optical Illusion

Jesus

Look at the man on the horse and find out how artist portray that.

Optical Illusions Jesus

Jesus Illusion

The story behind above pic is along the lines of this having been taken by a Chinese photographer considering Christianity and converting to it having seen this photo developed from one he took of melting snow.

Jesus Face Illusion

Jesus Illusion

Jesus face or people?

Lines

Lines and Figure Illusion

Did you find Jesus in between these lines?

Scary Optical Illusions

Keep Staring

Keep Staring

Keep looking, it might take up to a minute, but it’ll look like she’s opened her ghoulish eyes and is staring right at your soul!

Devils Head or Women Standing

Devils Head or Women Standing

The illusion above looks really scary when we see it randomly. Some people see it as a head of a devil while most of the others feel that a woman is standing, what do you see?

Wolf Optical Illusion

Wolf Optical Illusion

Count the number of wolves you can see in this picture..Definitely the number of wolves is more that 1.

Animal Face

Animal Face

Guess how many number of animal are combined together to make this scary effect? The person who made this illusion had placed all the animals in such a beautiful manner that in the end it shows up as a human face.

Devil Optical Illusion

Devil Optical Illusion

What do you see when you see this illusion. Some people see ladies and some see face of a devil. There are mixed responses on this and this all depends on what you perceive and what your mind is thinking when you are seeing it.

Skull Bakery

Skull Bakery

You might think that there are a lot of skulls in this picture. If you did, you’re wrong! This is actually a bakery, and the breads form skulls. Also, the ‘skull’ in the middle is actually a woman that has a basket with a lot of bread on top of her head. There are also other types of bread  that form other things.

Face Made of Hands

Face Made of Hands

At first sight a layman will think that there are lot of hand there joined together. But if u concentrate a bit you will find that this combination of Hands appears to look like a FACE.

Faces

Scary Optical Illusion

Though this image seems too scary at the first sight but it has a lot of things to reveal. Try to concentrate and count the number of faces shown in this picture.

Horror Face

Horror Face Optical Illusion

Do you see the angels in the above picture?

Animal Head

Animal Head Illusion

This is an optical illusion which is being made by a very famous artist to create a very scary effect by combining different animal images and placing them to form a human face.

Skull

Skull and Lady

What do you see in this illusion? A girl sitting in front of a mirror and watching herself or a huge skull?

Face on Mars

Face on Mars

This is an actual picture of the surface of mars taken by viking in 1976.

3D Optical Illusions

Is that a Corner House?

Corner House

First cover the upper half of the picture with your palm, and you’ll automatically assume that the window corner of this building is converx (bulged out). Now try covering the lower half of the photo, and you will see the inner corner of the building (concave this time).

Horse or Mountain

Horse Face or Mountain

This is a natural mountain which has a shape of a horse face, by just seeing the photograph most of the people think it is a horse face photograph but after careful study of the picture and the surroundings one can determine this optical illusion.

Musician or Women

Musician or Women

Can you tell, is this picture showing a man playing a saxophone or a lady’s face?

Stone Corridor

Stone Corridor

Is this real? The color of the middle stone match with the color of the background lane.

Bridge Optical Illusion

Bridge Optical Illusion

See the construction and just think is it possible? The roads are crossing all over but this don’t seems to be possible in real sense.

Moving Things Illusions

Moving Things Illusions

If you check carefully you will see that all the things are being sucked inwards. Also on the edges you can feel that its revolving.

Expanding Circles Illusion

Expanding Circles Illusion

When you focus on the center point you will see that the circle is expanding.

Spiral Illusion

Spiral Illusions

Look at the center point of this image and you will observe that this image become in motion. Though this is a static image but on focusing at the center you will see it in motion.

Face Optical Illusion

Face Optical Illusioni

Do you find something unusual in this picture? Can you see any human face in this optical illusion? If not just move away from the screen and try focusing on the center portion.

Circle Optical Illusion

Circle Optical Illusions

Focus the center of this image and this circle become in motion.

Zig Zag Optical Illusion

Zig Zag Optical Illusion

Concentrate on the center of this image and it will become in motion.

Rings Optical Illusion

Rings Optical Illusion

These rings are is motion or not? If you can’t see them in motion just move your eyes 2- 3 times from one to another and you will see them in motion.

Faces Illusion

Faces Illusion

Black Dot

Black Dot

Stare at the black dot in the middle. You should see the outer edges of the circle fade away!

Checker Shadow

Checker Shadow

Squares A and B are the same colour, check in photoshop/paint.

Hand Painted Illusions

Snake or Crocodile

Snake and Crocodile

Check out the picture above which looks like a crocodile but the unusual thing about this picture is that it is painted on a hand.

Cheetah

Cheetah Hand Painted Illusion

Painting on a hand giving a look of a real wild life creature.

Hawk

Hawk Hand Painted Illusion

Look At this picture, it is a painting made on hand. A very artistic work done by the artist.

Elephan

Elephant Illusion

Look At this picture, its a very nice painting of Elephant on hand.

Dalmation

Dalmation Illusion

In this picture you can see a very beautiful painting on hand and looks so real dalmatian dog.

Duck

Duck Illusion

This is again a duck painting on hand.

Amazing Optical Illusions

John Lennon

John  Lennon Illusion

Can you see it? You will find john lennon face in between these lines.

Bricks Optical Illusion

Bricks Optical Illusion

Do you think the lines are not straight? But they are.

Moving Spiral Illusions

Moving Spiral Illusion

Can you believe its static?

Headless Gymnast

Headless Gymnast

Another classic one. A Venezuelan gymnast, Katherine Coronel, is performing her routine during the rhythmic gymnastics competition in Colombia. The routine makes her look headless at least for a moment.

Moving Beans

Moving Beans

The image above is a static, the beans are NOT moving

Straight Lines

Straight Lines

All of the lines in this are perfectly straight, even though the image appears to be bulging out of the screen. Check with a ruler!

Black Dots

Black Dots

How many black dots do you see? There are none.

Instrument or Face of Women

Instrument or Face of Women

See the illusion above and try to figure out what you see in it. Some people will see an instrument but on closer look up you can see a face of a woman in it.

Faces or Design Illusion

Faces or Design Illusion

What you can figure out in this picture? Is it simply a design or you can find out two faces. Different people can see different things some might see the faces at first instance while some may take it a bit longer and have to concentrate more.

Cup or Face

Cup or Face

In this optical illusion we can see a cup which is placed in the center but if we see carefully and concentrate on the bottom of the cup we can see a face of a human. Similarly we can also see faces on the sides and at the back.

Worship

Worship

Absent of a Mermaid

Absent of a Mermaid

Shadow Illusion

Shadow Illusion

If you saw only the shadow, you’d thought there is a young couple sitting, and supporting each other’s back . The amazing part is there is no couple, just a pile of garbage.

Is this guy drowning?

Is this guy drowning?

Is this guy drowning, or is he safe? It depends on how you see the image, and the way it is rotated. For example, many of you will first presume this guy is drowning and screaming for help, but when the image is rotated (jump inside this article to see the 2nd picture), you will see that he is actually safe.

Angels

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Hiden Women

Hiden Women

Find the Man in Coffee Beans

Find the Man in Coffee Beans

This is bizarre – after you find the guy – it’s so obvious. Once you find him – it’ s embarrassing, and you think, Why didn’t I see him immediately?

Crazy Optical Illusion

Crazy Optical Illusion

The real beauty in this crazy picture is the attention to detail that the artist, Octavio Ocampo took. Try this: squint your eyes a little and you’ll see that the man with the guitar fades away, ad the old man staring into the old woman’s eyes really starts to pop out at you.

Perhaps the scariest part of this illusion is that the younger woman has some really mean sideburns! Look out!

Also, keep looking until you find: the young girl, the tequila bottle, and the giant vase! Quite a crazy optical illusion painting!

Faces

Art Illusions

Horses

Two Horses

Hidden Faces

Face Counts

How many faces can you see in the above picture?

Fine Art

Man in Pillars

Josh Sommers

Do you see a man in between these pillars?

Glass & Water

Water and Glasses

Face Off

Faces

Footprints

Footprints

Zebra

Zebra

Daily Drop Cap

Illusion in Wood Artwork

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