Sunday, August 19, 2012

"Escher for Real" 3D illusions

Check out this project by Gershon Elber from the Technion in Israel. He uses 3D printers to recreate some of Escher's great illusions in three dimensions.
The original Escher painting

On the left is the angle that creates the illusion while the right shows how strange the object really looks
This video shows even more examples and how it is made: