OP ART CUBE

Optical Illusions

OPTICAL ILLUSION

In order to begin this project we must understand what an optical illusion is, so what is it?

An experience of seeming to see something that does not exist or that is other than what it appears; something that deceives the eye by appearing to be something else. (dictionary.com)

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YOUR CREATIVE CHALLENGE

Your creative challenge is to create black and white optical illusions to place on each side of a cube. When starting to plan for your Op Art Cube project, begin by thinking about the elements and principles of design to help guide you.

The Elements of Art are…

Line, Shape, Movement, Size, Texture, Colour and Value

The Principles of Design are…

Balance, Gradation, Repetition, Contrast, Harmony, Emphasis and Unity

You can also look on the internet for examples by Google searching op art, optical illusion, op art cube, etc.…

FOR THIS PROJECT YOU NEED

  • A cube template
  • Black marker
  • Ruler
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Black construction paper

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GETTING STARTED ...


  • Find ideas for each side of the cube and draw your compositions on each side first using pencil
  • When you are happy with your compositions that shade and outline your work using black marker
  • Cut out your cube and glue it together using the tabs
  • Using a hot glue gun, glue your op art cube onto a piece of black construction paper