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Optical Illusions December 12, 2009

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 5:40 am
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The 6th graders are just starting a unit on Op Art.  They are learning about Bridget Riley‘s distinct style of painting lines very close together, which play tricks on the eyes.

The students are also being exposed to the many, many optical illusions that exist, which provided inspiration for the Op Art movement.

Some great websites of optical illusions can be found here:
Animated Optical Illusions
Popular Optical Illusions
Illusions by Category

The students try their hand at Op Art:

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