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Optical illusions LIVE — What you see first in this mind-boggling image reveals what you hate about your partner

THIS optical illusion may disclose what you find most unappealing in a partner.

Oleg Shupliak an optical illusion in his artwork, which is titled Ivan Hrozniy kills his son.

Take note of what image you see first
Take note of what image you see first

An optical illusion is a visual illusion that is created by the visual system and is defined by a visual perception that differs from reality.

In the painting, the murder scene may appear to be obvious at first glance.

However, the image you see first within the painting may reveal a lot about your relationship preferences, per .

According to the outlet, if you viewed the man's face in profile first, you despise a stubborn streak in your love partnerships, and if you first noticed the red curtain, it suggests you find relationship problems to be quite unappealing.

If you initially observed the furious man, it means you dislike individuals who have a bad temper, and finally, if you first noticed the man on his knees, it means you despise it when your partner is needy.

Read our Optical Illusions live blog for updates...

  • Josephine Fuller

    Defying gravity

    Kate Middelton has been out celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee today.

    But it's this throwback photo that has everyone wondering if the Duchess of Cambridge can defy gravity.

    While it may leave you scratching your head wondering what is going on - there's a simple reason as to why it looks like the Duchess of Cambridge is levitating.

    David Cameron’s feet placed in front of hers skew the perspective.

    It makes it seem as those Kate is floating above, when she is actually just walking behind.

    A lack of shadow in the photo also contributes to the effect, reports the .

    So it seems the photo isn't evidence of a miracle - but it still leaves you feeling baffled.

    Credit: Getty
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    Find out how people perceive you

    Have you ever been called "defensive?" Do people say you're close off or quiet?

    This optical illusion can help you discover how others see you.

    If you spotted the woman first, the  suggests people may see you as defensive.

    You might be feeling worn down and exhausted as you feel you're constantly having to defend yourself in life.

    Seeing the skull first could mean you're going through a challenging time right now.

    You may not know where to begin when it comes to working through them and are struggling to find a solution that works.

    Credit: Tom Fritzson
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    Can you spot the elephant?

    This cartoon of the jungle has an elephant hiding in plain sight.

    The mind-boggling image was shared by TikTok star Hectic Nick as he challenged viewers to solve the illusion.

    Posting the illusion he said: “Only one percent of people can find the hidden elephant in this image.

    “It’s not easy, but try flipping your phone over and you might be able to find it."

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    Test your vision

    This illusion has three dots that appear to be different colors.

    As the blue circle moves from left to right, it seems as if it's changing color but it doesn't change at all.

    It's the different colored background that makes this clever illusion work so well.

    Lenstore explained that the illusion works because of the cells we have in our retina at the back of our eye.

    They said: "The cones are the judge of color, and the rods judge the brightness of the image we are seeing.

    "These two cells send information to our brain through the optic nerve and the brain from that signal tries to interpret what we see. "

    Credit: lenstore
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    What do you see first?

    If you saw the rooster first it means you’re quite shy and you only want attention when you’re in the right mood.

    But if you saw the mouth first, it means you're confident, strong, and independent, but can also be stubborn and aggressive.

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    What you see reveals if you're optimistic

    In the image, there are two words, though it may only look like one at first.

    The dark blue letters spell out "GOOD" in all caps, while the pink negative space within them spells "EVIL."

    According to BrightSide, the words you see first relay information about your personality.

    "An optimist will always see the 'good' first and probably won't see anything else," the narrator explained.

    Meanwhile, if you saw "evil" right away, "you might find it difficult to trust people, at least at first," the narrator added.

    Credit: BrightSide/YouTube
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    Reveal how you think, continued

    If the first animal you saw was a donkey, you're highly intuitive.

    "You value your freedom and prefer to work without supervision. You often anticipate something that may happen to you," the explanation continued.

    And these folks aren't hasty decision-makers: "When you make plans, you consider all alternatives and opt for the best one," the narrator concluded.

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    This illusion reveals how you think

    The illustration shows a blue figure on a yellow background, which viewers are meant to interpret one of two ways.

    "If you noticed a seal in this picture, your attention to detail is astonishing," the video's narrator explained.

    "You're great at calculations and mathematics," the explanation continued. "Your analytical abilities help you master languages with ease."

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    Land lover or meant for the ocean?

    Depending on which animal you see first in the image below, you may be a person who values freedom when making a tough decision, or you could have an analytical mind and need time to focus on the details.

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    Live in color

    Optical illusions often use color to confuse the human brain – and one TikTok user with the handle @hecticNick recently proved this.

    First, the content creator shared an image of a building complex in neon blue, orange, and purple hues.

    In the center of the image is a black dot, which the TikToker urges users to focus on for about 10 seconds.

    Shortly after, the image transforms from an over-saturated visual to black-and-white.

    However, if viewers had been looking at the black dot as instructed, the picture actually appears for a moment to be in color.

    Credit: TikTok/hecticnick
    Credit: TikTok/hecticnick
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    This illusion is for the birds

    This optical illusion of a dolphin and fish could reveal just how good your eyesight really is.

    Only one percent of people can reportedly find two birds hidden in the image below – but fear not as there’s a simple trick to help you.  

    The mind-bending image was shared by TikTok star  as he challenged viewers to solve the illusion.

    Posting the illusion he said: “Only one percent of people can find the second animal in this image"

    Issuing advice to viewers he added: “Try flipping your friend over and you might be able to see it.”

    Credit: TikTok/@hecticnick
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    Are you laid back or goal-oriented?

    In an optical illusion created by  you could see two different animals at first glance.

    Did you see a long-eared Cocker Spaniel with two-toned fur first?

    Or, did you see two cats sitting side by side?

    If the first thing you saw in this optical illusion was the floppy-eared Cocker Spaniel, then you are a dog person.

    This means that you are more likely to be loyal, friendly, playful, easy to get along with, and are more outgoing, too.

    You enjoy the company of others and socializing with loved ones, but you may feel lonely without another's presence.

    Additionally, dog lovers are more likely to be protective in their relationships and they tend to look on the bright side of things.

    On the other hand, if you saw the two sitting cats first in the optical illusion, you are truly a cat lover.

    This typically means that you are more goal-oriented and motivated.

    You also enjoy your own company and being independent, plus you're a bit introverted.

    Cat people may also be attention-seeking at times but can be born leaders who are creative and always on the lookout for the next opportunity. 

    Credit: Jackpotjoy
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    Face your fears, continued

    If you saw a butterfly, then chances are your greatest fear is death, or missing out on life's chances.

    When butterflies appear in your dreams, they signify change and beginnings.

    "The spiritual meaning of this symbol is a conveyor of souls in the afterlife," Journal reads.

    "It leads the butterfly to the world of the dead."

    And if you saw a supersized butterfly first then that indicates an unconscious resistance towards love.

    If you spotted a strawberry in the center of the picture, it is supposed to represent a heart.

    The Journal writes: "The strawberry is represented as a symbol of love for a long time ago.

    According to legend, Goddess Venus couldn't stop crying after Adonis' death.

    With every tear that fell from her face onto the ground, a strawberry would be produced.

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    Face your fears with this illusion

    This thought-provoking image automatically triggers your subconscious mind to link figures with fear because it contains a subliminal message of a skull.

    According to , if the first figure you saw was of a little girl sitting under a tree, the origin of your fears is repressed emotions from childhood.

    "There are numerous types of events that can mark a child’s mind," the Journal explains.

    "If they are not properly elaborated, they can surface in adulthood in the shape of fears, addictions, cognitive patterns, and inappropriate desires."

    Your relationship with your mom is important because much of your emotional development is based on that rapport.

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    Can you spot the hidden trophy?

    If you can spot the trophy hidden among the beer in under 30 seconds then you're the record holder.

    The image, created by Stonegate Pub Company, asks eagle-eyed readers to spot the trophy among the pints of beer.

    Credit: Stonegate Pub Company
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    Reveal your weakness in relationships, part three

    Lastly, if you saw the shell holding the pearl first, you might be a bit materialistic when it comes to choosing a life partner.

    “While you're not completely superficial, you do like the finer things,” the quiz said.

    You might have a casual fling with someone who isn’t as financially stable, but you’re less likely to make things official with them.

    Having standards is a good thing but it may cloud your judgment, making it hard to have a meaningful connection with others.

    Credit: Oleg Shupliak
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    Reveal your weakness in relationships, continued

    If you saw the bird holding the branch first, your weakness might be that you need someone that you can take care of.

    As a natural caregiver, nothing makes you feel better than taking action to make your partner’s life better.

    This is a great quality to have, but you should not let that passion allow you to fall for someone who doesn’t have their life together in any way.

    You also shouldn’t limit yourself in choosing a partner as well.

    “People with full, happy, adult lives also could benefit from your tender love and care, so don't sell yourself short," the personality quiz said.

    Credit: Oleg Shupliak
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    Reveal your weakness in relationships

    This optical illusion might have some answers to your love journey. The image, created by Ukrainian artist , has multiple hidden meanings the closer you look at it.

    If you noticed the man’s face first, it’s possible your weakness in love is your emotional baggage.

    Everyone carries some form of baggage from previous relationships or their own personal struggles. It’s very likely that previous heartbreak might make it hard for you to rush into a new relationship.

    However, if you don’t take risks in love, you might miss out on a love that could heal those wounds.

    “You just need to move at a pace that feels safe for you, and a good partner, one worthy of your love, will totally understand that,” read 

    Credit: Oleg Shupliak
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    How many people can you spot?

    If you find all the people in the image below then you’ve got a top IQ – but how many can you spot?

    The picture first emerged online after it was shared online by a user named Dark Sandy.

    It challenges viewers to pick out the faces of seven people in the crowd.

    It’s thought that if you score highly, roughly between six and seven, then you have a high IQ.

    According to , a score of six people means your brain is working fine, while a full score of seven means your mind is running fast.

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    Reveal what your true values are, part three

    On the other end of the spectrum, people who saw the horse are driven by their desire for freedom.

    The monotony of everyday life can quickly make you feel trapped and you're often fighting the urge to escape it all.

    Finally, if you saw a dove first then this means you're a person driven by spirituality.

    On top of this, you often act as a peace-maker in social situations and people are always turning to you for guidance.

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    Reval what your true values are, continued

    Alternatively, if you spotted the hawk first, the optical illusion is hinting you're a natural leader.

    Even if you don't like the responsibility that comes with it, your core value is self-determination which will help you soar... if you're prepared to take the leap of faith.

    Saw the butterfly first? Then you're an inherently hopeful person.

    This characteristic drives you in everything you do and inspires the other people in your life.

    What's more, if the dog jumped out to you initially then you're someone who wears their heart on their sleeve.

    Just like the people who saw the wolf, you're fiercely loyal - but don't have that same self-protection instinct and value unconditional love above all else.

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    Reveal what your true values are

    If you have any doubt in your mind over what your core values really are, this optical illusion is here to shed some light on it.

    As  reports, there are six animals lurking in this computer-generated image - and which one you see first reveals a LOT about your personality.

    If your eye was immediately drawn to a wolf, this means you're someone who is loyal to a fault - regardless of whether you've been hurt in the past.

    As such, you have strong gut instincts - so pay attention to what it's telling you.

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    Comfort-level revealed with this illusion

    There are two interpretations of the tricky illusion on the YouTube channel shared recently.

    The two photographs included within the illusion, as well as the meanings behind them, were exposed after a few seconds.

    "If you saw some ancient columns first, it may be a little difficult for you to break out of your comfort zone," the narrator added.

    On the other hand, you could have observed four people standing in a row at first.

    If that was the case, the narrator explained: "You're self-confident and know exactly what you want and how to get it."

    Credit: Bright Side/Youtube
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    Can you spot the hidden image?

    Within this illusion, there is a concealed image of a panda bear.

    Only one percent of individuals are said to be able to see the animal's picture.

    Hectic Nick, a TikTok celebrity, posted the mind-bending image and challenged followers to uncover the trick.

    Nick said: "You can only like this video if you can find the hidden image in the picture."

    "Apparently only one percent of people can find it - if they can, comment because I can see nothing. Good luck."

    For those who aren't able to see the image, a commenter wrote: "Just look down at your phone charger and up onto your screen really fast and you will see it."

    Credit: Tiktok/@hecticnick
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    What is op art?

    Optical art, or Op Art, is a type of geometric abstract art that investigates optical experiences via the use of visual phenomena, according to .

    Some examples of such occurrences are recurrent basic shapes and rhythmic patterns, vibrating color combinations, moiré patterns, and foreground-background confusion.

    Formally, all Op Art paintings and works use visual perception techniques such as changing perspective rules to create the sense of three-dimensional space and blending colors to create the illusion of light and shadow.