Deke’s Techniques 550: Drawing the Ninio Extinction Illusion

In this week's free and oh-so-timely episode of Deke's Techniques, Deke shows you how to create the ubiquitous internet optical illusion in Adobe Illustrator. You know the one: see if you can see all twelve dots in the grid below. Besides showing you how to create an exact replica of the image that "broke the internet" last week, this week's episode does the following: Allows you to prove to yourself (because you created it) that all twelve dots are actually there because you used Illustrator to put them there yourself. Thus avoiding the "existential crisis" that (Read more...)