Illusion of expansion and contraction #4

Caution: You might feel sick.

since February 25, 2006

"Fountain of lives"

The "mist" appears to expand. Moreover, the inner "blue" appears to be darker than the outer counterpart, but they are identical.

Copyright Akiyoshi Kitaoka 2006 (April 29)

"Expanding sea urchin"

The sea urchin appears to expand.

Copyright Akiyoshi Kitaoka 2006 (April 28)

"The expanding pupil"

The black circle appears to expand while the outer yellow circle appears to contract.

Copyright Akiyoshi Kitaoka 2003 (this color version April 1, 2006 )

from Anomalous motion illusion 1

"Expanding furoshiki"*

* furushiki = a cloth wrapper

Squares appear to expand.

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (March 31)

"Expanding squares in a carpet"

Each square appears to expand.

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (March 31)

"Explosion of the black hole"

The black circle appears to expand..

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (February 28)

Black holes do not explode.

"Blue rings"

The left rings appear to contract while the right ones appear to expand.

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (February 25)

"The contracting moon"

Disks appear to contract.

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (February 25)

"Pink eyes"

"Eyes" appear to expand a little.

Copyright Akiyoshi .Kitaoka 2006 (February 25)

Expansion and contraction 3
Expansion and contraction 2
Expansion and contraction 1

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