How to Create Optical Illusions.How to Create Optical Illusions. VHS (Video Home System) A half-inch, analog videocassette recorder (VCR) format introduced by JVC in 1976 to compete with Sony's Betamax, introduced a year earlier. , 24 minutes, CP-5525, $29.95, Crystal Productions, (800) 255-8629.
With the addition of How to Create Optical Illusions, Crystal Productions enhances its growing library of top-quality how-to videos. In this engaging video, artist-educator Peggy Flores Flores, town, Guatemala
Flores (flōrəs), town (1990 est. pop. 2,200), capital of Petén department, N Guatemala. Flores was built on an island in the southern part of Lake Petén Itzá and on the site of the leads the audience through simple steps that create fascinating visual illusions with line, color, and shape. Using readily available media such as colored pencils, markers, and oil pastels Oil pastel (also called wax oil crayon) is a painting and drawing medium with characteristics similar to pastels and wax crayons. Unlike "soft" or "French" pastel sticks, which are made with a gum or methyl cellulose binder, oil pastels consist of pigment mixed with a , Flores demonstrates the use of perspective, balance, repetition REPETITION, construction of wills. A repetition takes place when the same testator, by the same testamentary instrument, gives to the same legatee legacies of equal amount and of the same kind; in such case the latter is considered a repetition of the former, and the legatee is entitled , and space to create the illusions of depth and movement in two-dimensional artwork.
Following Flores' instruction, viewers learn how to draw images that appear to be three-dimensional, how to make artwork that seems to fly, and how to create designs that simultaneously appear to recede re·cede 1
intr.v. re·ced·ed, re·ced·ing, re·cedes
1. To move back or away from a limit, point, or mark: waited for the floodwaters to recede.
2. and advance. Examples of student-produced optical illusions will encourage viewers to create their own works of art.
This recommended video is useful for independent study or as a supplement to instruction for upper elementary through high school. For those educators who integrate content across the curriculum, How to Create Optical Illusions will prove to be a valuable resource that is used again and again.