Watch a 'Magic Eye' Music Video

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Anyone who was around in the '90s should remember those ubiquitous "Magic Eye" posters that were being sold from kiosks in malls across America. Now director James Houston has used the optical illusion technique, known as stereograms, to create a music video for band Washington Irving.

Explains Houston about how to get the video to appear in 3D, "You don't need any special lenses or a fancy television, simply de-focus your eyes and look 'through' the image. It works thanks to the horizontal repetition. Each of your eyes are looking at a different repeated element but your brain sees them as the same thing."

Watch below and read more here on The Creators Project.

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