Sharpen Your Visual Skills With These Optical Illusions

Sharpen Your Visual Skills With These Optical Illusions & Visual Challenges

Give yourself a little break from your daily routine or online activities and try to sharpen up your eyesight and brain functions by checking out these mind stimulaters, visual challenges and optical illusions. Each image has a caption below it explaining what to do or what to look for. Good Luck & Enjoy 🙂

“3 In 1” – Can you find all 3 different faces in this drawing?

The image appears to change from people to houses as you look at it from top to bottom – You might wanna call this one a “neighborhood watch group” 😛

This colorful 3D type spiderweb image gives the impression of pulsating or throbbing and has the potential for a sure-fire way to get a quick headache 😛 But it’s sure trippy looking!

Do you see 2 animals above? Which animal do you see first in this drawing? a cat or a mouse?

This cool image gives off a 3D effect of a throw pillow, bulging in the middle, covered in alternating black & white “X’s”

“The Hidden Tiger” – Can you find the hidden tiger in this pic? This one may elude you if you don’t look carefully! I will give you a hint only if you comment below and ask for one 😛

“The Bicyclist” – Do you get a sense of “forward motion” if you stare at the entire image long enough?

Can you figure out what’s not quite right about this picture here in this weird but tranquil pool scene?

Study this one carefully – Would you consider this a parade of ships or an ocean gateway?

Look very carefully — Do you see a profile of an old man’s face? — Look even closer — The entire picture is made up of several animal faces or heads — How many animal faces or heads can you find?

Here’s another picture of a human face looking straight at you – If you look closely once again, it’s created entirely from animals – How many can you count?

Here’s a cool advertising illusion (possibly from Germany). Can you figure out how it was accomplished?

Is this image straight or curved? — Don’t let your eyes deceive you 🙂

How many facial images can you find in the above sketch?

“Checker Shadow Illusion” – Would you believe that the squares marked “A” and “B” are the same shade of gray.

“The Never-Ending Loop” – Where does it start? Where does it end?

If you stare at the blue dot in the center long enough, it will eventual be overpowering enough to fade away or disappear completely.

“Alternating Dots” – Can you focus your eyes long enough to count the black dots? 😛

“Crazy Stairs Illusion” – You keep walking and walking and walking and… (good exercise though) 😛

“Dual Image” – Can you see both a demonic-type face as well as a person looking down at a book reading?

“Face or Hands”?? – A facial image made up entirely of people’s hands – How many hands can you count in this artistic pic?

“Twin Image Deception” – Examine both windows – What do you see? – A closed fist or a naked woman hugging her baby tightly? – This one will definitely play tricks with your eyes 😛

Speaking of playing tricks on your eyes… You might call this one the “Headache Illusion” – Are you able to focus your eyes on this image at all?

Look carefully – How many wolves can you find hidden in this forest drawing?

Take a close look – How many horses can you find hidden in the beautiful painting above?

“National Leaders Tree” – Can you find all 10 faces of world leaders looking at each other “face-to-face” in this strange but unique tree above?

Study this picture carefully – There are 11 human faces hidden in it somewhere – How many can you find?- 8 or more is very perceptive – Good Luck!

Can you read the message here? You may want to try moving further away from your monitor to read this more clearly 😛

If you stare at the hole in the center of this image long enough, you kinda feel the motion somewhat of being sucked into the middle.

Study the drawing above – What do you see at first glance? – An old man with a crown of ivy leaves on his head or do you see two lovers kissing underneath an arch of ivy?

“The Water Mill” – Do you get the sense of it spinning slowly clockwise?

What does this image look like to you? Could it be a steep mountain waterfall – or maybe a ghost invasion – or perhaps an ancient civilization?

Look closely here – Do you simply see a woman strolling towards a bridge or an intense looking man’s face? You may need to move away from the screen to focus better.

Look closely at this creative mousepad – Do you only see a Hispanic man on horseback with a woman shrouded in a body covering on the ground or do you see an old man looking to the left with balding white hair and beard to match?

How many people can you count in this pic? — Wait about 10-15 seconds and count again

Cool Optical Illusions & Visual Effects

Cool Optical Illusions & Visual Effects

Do you always recognize what an image, picture or drawing is at first glance?

Do your eyes play tricks on your brain or the other way around?

Check out the following gallery of images, pictures and drawings collected from cyberspace and see how many of them you can easily figure out. You’ll need to take a good long look at most of them to answer the questions.

Just for the record….. An optical illusion is defined as…

“An optical illusion is any illusion that deceives the human visual system into perceiving something that is not present or incorrectly perceiving what is present.”

PS — Some of the following images in the gallery below maybe considered rather bizarre, freaky or even scary to some of you viewers out there —

So —- With that being stated —- You have been warned!! 😛  Enjoy!

How many faces can you spot in this image?

Take a close look here – How many wolves can you find in this drawing?

How many eyes and faces can you find?

Are you staring at your own reflection or deep into someone’s soul?

Look very carefully — Do you really see a face? — How many animals can you find within this illusion?

Are you really looking at a face or portrait? – How many hands can you find?

How many horses can you locate in this beautiful drawing of a forest scene? More than 4?

Do you think her eyes are opened or closed? — Take a good look — Would you believe she had her closed eyes tatooed as if they were open? — Very trippy!

Take a good look at this illusion – Do you actually see a profile of a human face or a collage of animals? How many can you count?

Do you see this illusion as a simple handprint or a lion?

Dual images – Are you looking at an evil looking face or a standing woman ?

What do you really see here? Ninjas? Tigers? Something else? How many are there?

What do you see in this image? A skull? A Cave? Ghosts? People? How many can you find?

How many hidden faces and/or bodies can you find?

Can you calculate how many cats you can find in this illusion? Can you locate more than 7 cats?

Can you figure out if this tower structure is mutiple levels?

Take a close look at these images – Do you see a closed fist puching through a brick wall or a mother holding her baby close?

The ultimate transformation

And here is one last challenge for you…..

Can you figure out what is unusual about

this family picture?

(Hint:  Allow about 15 -30 seconds before moving on)

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