optical illusion art

Op Art is short for Optical Illusion Art. Op art is basically an art form that tricks the eye. It creates the illusion of depth on a flat surface.

With this lesson we are going to see how our flat drawings turns into 3D cones right in front of our eyes. Its amazing that by just adding shadow and highlight it can create such great dimension! 

Note: This crafts requires a bit of patience but the end result it is really worth it.



Materials required:

  1. Thick A4 paper

  2. Ruler

  3. Thin black koki

  4. Thick black koki

  5. Grey or black pencil

  6. White pencil


step by step

Scared that you will forget some of the steps? Download and print a step by step  "cheat sheet" to keep handy whilst presenting your class. Download the PDF here. 


now cut it into strips to pieces a puzzle!