The Optical Illusion Dragon

May 25th, 2007 at 12:26 pm

I recorded this at the Franklin Institute in Philedelphia on our recent trip down to Savannah.

The movement of the head is the illusion. In reality the head is actually concave, and it’s a skewed perception of depth that creates the illusion (in person, you need to close one eye in order to view the effect).