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(OLLI AT UVM PRESENTS) Illusions in Art and the Art of Optical Illusions - Sleights of Mind

Jun 18, 2020
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Online

Explore the connections between making art, looking at art, and how these activities relate to the science of optical illusions and other visual curiosities. Topics will include anamorphic and linear perspective, chiaroscuro (light and shadow), inattentional blindness, scanpaths and eye tracking, pareidolia (seeing imaginary faces), impossible structures, and many other visual curiosities. If you are are interested in the intersection of art and science, you will find this class of interest.

Materials: Small drawing pad with medium tip black marker

For more information, contact UVM OLLI at n/a or uvmolli@uvm.edu.

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