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The Ambiguous Cylinder optical illusion

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 01, 2016

I couldn’t figure this out when I watched it on my phone this morning, but if you watch it in fullscreen HD, you can see how the shapes are cut to look different from various angles. Still trippy though.

Update: Make Anything reverse-engineered the illusion…here’s how it works:

(via @dunstan)

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