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Scanimated Optical Illusion

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YouTube’s Brusspup specializes in optical illusion videos that are inspired by the animation concepts in the book Magic Moving Images, and in scanimation books like Gallop!. In this video, Brusspup explains how the moiré-like illusion works. 

From the archives: optical toys.

via Laughing Squid.

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