Magic Eye Music Video Hides 3D Images With Optical Illusions [Video]
Indie rock band Young Rival plays depth perception tricks on your eyes.
Young Rival just took stereograms, or Magic Eye pictures as you may know them, to a whole new level with their latest music video “Black is Good.”
Magic Eye pictures are those flat patterns or crazy images of static that you stared at in grade school attempting to see the hidden image. The trick was to relax your eyes, which became maddeningly difficult the harder you tried.
Young Rival applied this same concept to a music video to create a random dot autostereogram. A stereogram is an image that uses a “crossed-eye” or “parallel-eye” method to create the illusion of depth perception on a static image when viewed with two eyes. By relaxing your eyes, you’re able to “look through” the static to see the hidden image.