Optical Illusion

Optical illusions are great works that cleverly utilize the ambiguity of positive and negative spaces. One great example is a poster for the Disney film, Brave.


In this poster, there is an influence of Yin and Yang concept, where both negative and positive spaces have forms. Each space becomes a negative space to enhance the other one into a positive space. In this example, Merida’s hair shapes the form of a black bear, while the form of the black bear creates the form for Merida’s hair.

One thought on “Optical Illusion”

  1. This is a perfect example of what the assignment was asking for, I liked hearing your interpretation of what the artist is trying to display through this logo.


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