Creepy and real
Usually the interesting deceptive masks are ones that are fake but look real, but in this case, a real photographic mask of German politician Angela Merkel worn by a protestor looks like someone did a sloppy cut and paste job on a photo. Continue reading “The real face mask that looks fake”
The mask of Guy Fawkes
The real Guy Fawkes was the most public member of a plot to kill King James I in 1605 by blowing up England’s House of Parliament. Continue reading “What is this mask and where does it come from?”
If the orientation of a Noh mask changes,it helps to create the illusion of different emotions. Continue reading “The Noh mask effect – how a frozen mask appears to change emotions”
Like many illusions of love, it’s obvious once you see it.
The face in the Venetian mask above is not actually one face.
This optical illusion was one of the winners of the Neural Correlate Society’s 2011 Illusion of the Year contest. Continue reading “The Mask of Love optical illusion”
If the paper was translucent it would be even creepier.
You can download the file and make one of these to cover your own face. It’s from Stephen Kongsle ("Kongorilla") on Thingiverse. Continue reading “Creepy mask made of paper”