Design: Optical illusions

Inspired by the ‘lenticular prints’ of Luz Perez Ojeda, children carefully cut two images into strips and by alternating them side by side, in sequential order, and then folding, they create an optical illusion piece of art

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that lenticular printing gives an optical illusion

  • Knowing that this illusion is created using two images

  • Creating an image using the principles of lenticular printing

  • Scoring lines safely

Teacher Video: Optical illusion

Pupil Video: Optical illusion

Supporting Resources

Activity: A4 Picture portraits
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Simon Chubb,  
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