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Penrose Triangle


By syde.

I was doing a simple dice and trying to come up with a scene with it, so penrose it is.


    • Well there's nothing really fancy actually. I rendered the image orthographically (the trick requires me to) and rendered it in cycles without compositing.

      As you can see in the gif image below, after applying the trick 'physically' to the subject, you just need to position it from the camera perspective carefully. I used sun node and position it carefully so that there are no overlapping shadows or reflections that would give the tricks away. I used the gif image below as a reference to my rendered image, I hope the gif below helps :).

  1. Perfect! Even though it's a well known illusion, this rendering is even more of a mind-bender than usual. I think the fact the dice are 'real' and familiar objects on a 'real' table (rather than a diagram in a book) makes it all the more confusing.

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