Illusions

to mess with your mind...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Kindly supplied By Bert Mathews
Hollow Brick
Garden Fork
3 or 4 shelves
Toungue or Grove
Technical Drawing
Ambihelical Hexnut
Devils Pitchforks
Escher Cube
Impossible Triangle

 Penetrations Log
joinery
Tribar
Ring

 Staircase
Flat 8
Wheel or Square
1 & 3
Corner
Impossible
Top Step?
Bar
Torus
Arch
Four Bar
Layered Blocks
Arrows
Meander
Believe your EYES?

These objects look as if they could exist in three dimensional space,

but take a closer look . . .

Hollow brick   Where do you put the cement???

Hollow Brick

Garden fork

Garden Fork
 

4 or 3 shelves?

3 or 4 shelves?

A figure by Oscar Reutersvard


 
 

Tongue or groove?

Tongue or Groove?

Technical drawing?

Technical Drawing?


 
 

Ambihelical Hexnut

Ambihelical Hexnut

Impossible Triangle and the Devils Pitchforks


 
 

Eschers Belvedere crate

This figure appears in Belvedere by M C Escher


 
 

Impossible Triangle

The Impossible Triangle

A figure by the mathematician L S Penrose


 
 

Impossible Penetrations

It looks real enough, but look at the third log!

From Impossible Penetrations by Bruno Ernst ~ 1984


 
 

The Penrose Steps

The Penrose Staircase

A figure by the mathematician L S Penrose
This was used as the basis for M C Eschers Ascending and Descending

Impossible joinery

Impossible joinery


 
 

Tribar

Tribar


 
 

Ring

Ring


 
 

Flat 8

Flat 8


 
 

Quadrature of the Wheel

Quadrature of the Wheel


 
 

A figure bu Oscar Reutersvard

Figure by Oscar Reutersvard


 
 

Impossible Corner

Impossible Corner


 
 

Stool

Impossible Figures

Zenon Kulpa ~ ink and paper ~ 1980


 
 

Images of Illusion

Images of Illusion

From a screen print by Shigeo Fukida ~ 1984


 
 

Two - Bar

Impossible Two - Bar

Bruno Ernst


 
 

Torus

Impossible Torus


 
 

Building an impossible arch

Building an impossible arch


 
 

Four Bar

Four Bar


 
 

Layered Blocks

from Layered Blocks

Oscar Reutersvard


 
 

Two Arrows

from Two Arrows

Oscar Reutersvard


 
 

Meander

Meander figure

 

 

 

 

 

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