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This Instructable will show you how to make a simple optical illusion. This illusion is called the Poggendorff Illusion and has been around for a while.So what's happening ...
Here you can see that the blue line actually leads into the red line. Sure, the color contributes to the illusion, but it can be confusing even if ...
Here we can see two black lines going in and out of the black rectangle. I'm sure you know what's coming, but go to the next step to ...
As you can see, one of the lines is continuous, but it shifts from being the top line to the bottom lines.
If we go back to the colored lines, we can see the same effect.
You can use many different graphics programs to recreate these images. Photoshop, Illustrator, GIMP, Inkscape, or any other. As long as it can make lines and rectangles, and ...
Copy the line and paste another one just a little bit below it.
Now copy both of those lines and move the copy so that the ends of the two lines come together like in the image below.
Just drop a rectangle on top and you're done! Now you can play with making the lines different colors to recreate the images from the beginning of the ...
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