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Sarcone, Gianni A.

Overview
Works: 45 works in 113 publications in 5 languages and 2,256 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture puzzles  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: QP495, 152.148
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Publications about Gianni A Sarcone
Publications by Gianni A Sarcone
Most widely held works by Gianni A Sarcone
Xtreme illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Watch out! This book will scramble your eyeballs and boggle your brain with Perplexing Puzzles, Impossible Illusions, Loopy Lines, and more dizzying delights! Sound like fun? Explore the mysteries that lie right inside our own minds (including the key scientific concepts of perspective and perception) and share the magic with your friends and family. --
Eye bogglers : a mesmerizing mass of amazing illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Book of optical illusions with answers
How to draw incredible optical illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Offers graphic designers, teachers, and artists a how-to guide on creating optical illusions
Dazzling optical illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"In this book we have included classic and new optical illusions that will delight children and grown-ups as well as inquisitive minds in search of solid, accessible material on this amazing subject"--Page 5
Big book of optical illusions : over 200 original deceptive artworks & brain-fooling images by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Nieuwe optische illusies : meer dan 150 originele misleidende afbeeldingen by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
De wonderlijke wereld van de optische illusies by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Verzameling van afbeeldingen die spelen met gezichtsbedrog, perspectief en kleur, en daardoor een optische illusie opwekken
Drawing optical illusions : create your own stunning artworks by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"Brings together some of the best optical illusions made, and shows you how to reproduce them, step by step. It includes the whole family of visual puzzles, from geometric illusions involving lines and squares, to impossible structures that could never exist in reality and ambiguous images that represent two things at once."--Back cover
Curiopticals by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"Curiopticals" is a history and celebration of one of mankind's favourite art types: optical illusions. Most of the images are genuine ancient illusions from around the world--from the earliest, experimental imagery to some modern illusions that are indistinguishable from their precessors
What are you looking at? : over 250 optical illusions & eye tricks by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A collection of amazing optical illusions of all types. Each image contains an explanation of how it works and why it fools the human brain
Amazing visual illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Visual Illusions
The world of visual illusions : optical tricks that defy belief! by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
For centuries, people have created and enjoyed visual illusions. Millions of illusions have been produced in the name of science, education, and above all fun, and this book looks at more than 120 of them. It features all types of illusion: size distortions, hidden figures, moving patterns, color illusions, and much more. Each illusion will fascinate, challenge, and trick the reader, but also offers an explanation of how it works, encouraging people to look differently at the world around them. Authors Gianni A. Sarcone and Marie-Jo Waeber are leading authorities on visual perception and designers of many new optical illusions that fascinate neuroscientists worldwide
Fantastic optical illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Presents various optical illusions for the reader to perform which illustrate how visual perception can be distorted
Eye tricks : more than 150 decepive images, visual tricks, and optical puzzlers by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Super optical illusions by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Travel to another mind-bending dimension and try out the brain-teasing extremes of these super optical illusions
Optical puzzles : 270 captivating puzzles to test your eyes and brain power by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
A collection of 270 visual conundrums to test your perception and boost your intelligence
Puzzillusions : more than 125 optical illusions and puzzles combined! by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Hidden picture puzzles by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
They are right before your eyes, but your brain can be tricked into seeing something entirely different, or not seeing it altogether. They hide secrets in plain sight. Here are 135 of the most interesting and challenging optical illusions from one of the masters of the art. Start easy, and go up the ladder of difficulty to test your powers of visual perception. All the answers are there, as well as the explanations of why and how things can be seen
Impossible folding puzzles and other mathematical paradoxes by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"Do all problems have solutions? Is complexity synonymous with difficulty? This original collection of mathematical puzzles and paradoxes proves that things aren't always what they seem! Readers will discover that nothing is as easy or as difficult as it looks and that puzzles can have one, several, or no solutions. The fun-filled puzzles begin with The Tricky Hole, a challenge that involves pushing a large coin through a small hole in a sheet of paper without ripping or making any cuts in the paper. Advance to the Elastic Playing Card, in which it's possible to cut a hole into a playing card big enough for someone to climb through. Other incredible puzzles include Elephants and Castles, Trianglized Kangaroo, Honest Dice and Logic Dice, Mind-reading Powers, and dozens more. Complete solutions explain the mathematical realities behind the fantastic-sounding challenges."--
Optical illusions : an eye-popping extravaganza of visual tricks by Gianni A Sarcone( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"This is a very entertaining collection of optical illusions, full of pictures that will leave you scratching your head as you try to figure out how they've fooled you. There are loads of them, and it's the best optical illusion book I've come across."--Bertass Reviews Anything/World of Children's Books An image on a page appears to vibrate, a face gradually disappears, and a puzzling cat makes an appearance in this feast of fascinating optical tricks. Children and adults can discover the fascinating intersection of art, science, and magic in a series of geometric illusions, delusions, distortion effects, and other impossible images. Designed and drawn by a famous puzzle maker, the book is intended to perplex readers, to excite their sense of wonder, and to encourage them to question the nature of reality. The optical illusions, which combine visual interest with elements of psychology and recreational logic, include many original illusions as well as new adaptations of lesser-known visual tricks. Each of the images is accompanied by a simple commentary that explains how it works
 
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Alternative Names
Gianni A. Sarcone Italiaans kunstenaar
Gianni A. Sarcone Italian author, artist, designer, and researcher in visual perception and cognitive psychology
Gianni Sarcone
Gianni Sarcone è un artista, scrittore e inventore italiano, bilingue.
Sarcone , Gianni
Sarcone Gianni 1962-....
Sarcone , Gianni Antonio
サルコーネ, ジャンニ・A.
Languages
English (61)
French (4)
Dutch (3)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
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