



 
Hi Jamie, we have two responses for you Yes there is a lot of mathematics (and often some computer programming) to creation of these diagrams with objects 'popping out': stereographs. A quick google search comes up with the following site for pairs of pictures: If you want the single picture that 'pops' then you should search under Random Dot Stereographs, and find sites such as: Walter Whiteley A book on this topic that I found extremely interesting is
Harley  


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