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Moiré your images

What you need:
  • An image to upload
  • A printer (preferably laser)
  • A sheet of paper
  • A sheet of transparency (compatible w/ printer)
  1. Drag-and-Drop an image below or use the image uploader to load a file.
  2. Adjust spacing between stripes as desired/repeat 1.
  3. Right click on the links that show up below to download striped images for printing. Print "modulated stripes" image on paper & "unmodulated stripes" image on transparency.
  4. Lay the transparency over your paper to reveal your Moiré image!

Drop image here
Set spacing between stripes (default is 10 pixels):

Note: The original striped images above were generated from a 400px-by-341px image with 10px stripe spacing. The html canvas above will stretch/squish your images unless they are exactly that size. To see how your images will turn out after you overlay the transparency with the paper, check out the "full-size images overlayed" link that shows up below after the image is processed.

Want something to quickly test this out with? Download this image. Then select and drag it into the dropzone above.

Quick Tip: You don't have to print out the images after you make them to test them out. You can open them in Keynote/Powerpoint/Photoshop, reduce the opacity of one of the images to about 50%, and overlay that image on top of the other!

What the heck is going on? Check out the Moiré about page to learn more.