Impossible objects are often two-dimensional illusions that look like conundrum-inducing three-dimensional objects. They can also be three-dimensional objects that confuse viewers from a very specific angle.
This two-minute StruckDuck video shares five impossible figures, not-so-simple sculptures that were 3D-printed to defy expectations. Watch as the objects—the Neverending Staircase, the Penrose Triangle, the Reutersvärd Intersection, Stacked Side by Side, and Out and In—are turned to reveal the secrets to their true shapes.
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• How to draw a Penrose Rectangle & other impossible objects
via The Awesomer.
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