Viewers who can see all hidden faces in illusion are in top 1%

Advertisement

The TikTok puzzle claims that only 1% of viewers can identify all the men and women in the picture

Dubbed “The Leader’s Tree,” the illusion features a drawing of a tree with the faces of a man and woman looking at each other on either side of the trunk.

Advertisement
There are ten faces in the picture (Photo: Painting Valley)

The artwork, said to have been withdrawn for Harper’s Illustrated in 1880, is said to contain the faces of Margaret Thatcher and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, although no one knows for sure.

how many faces do you see

Advertisement

A total of 10 famous faces are all carefully hidden in the image’s branches and trunks, but it is claimed that only 1% of viewers can recognize them all.

At first glance, the faces of a man and a woman are easy to spot at the base of the tree, but the remaining eight require a little more focus to spot.

Advertisement
How many faces did you choose? (Photo: Painting Valley)

The riddle shared by TikTok user Hustle Nickhas garnered almost 100,000 likes on social media as users try to find the big cats.

A total of 16 can be found, but only four catch the eye immediately. If you take a closer look at the image, you should be able to make out the faces of tigers lurking in the trees, leaves, and rocks surrounding the jungle.

Advertisement
(Photo: TikTok/@hecticnick)

Find more faces

Another illusion that tests the viewer’s perception is the image of a sad-looking man.

Advertisement

Mr Jackson explains: “Right now you see the face of a man who looks a little bit sad.

“It’s been said that just under one percent of people can also see an angry face.”

Advertisement
(Photo: TikTok / @beatonthebeeb)

For those having trouble finding the angry face, it’s recommended to cover part of the image with your finger – on the nose, just below one of the eyes – to get a better look at it.

He says, “If you can’t see the angry face, put a finger right there on the screen — hold it for a second.”

Advertisement

Several TikTok users took advantage of the comments to vent their frustration, saying they still couldn’t recognize the angry face.

One user wrote, “I can’t see the angry face at all.”

Advertisement

Another said: “What angry face? And I usually get that.”

“Nope. I still can’t see it,” added a third.

Advertisement

Viewers tried to provide guidance in the comments and shared hacks on how to locate second face.

One user advised, “If you’re having trouble, think of the ear as an eye.”

Advertisement

“The bare part of the cheek is a new nose. Right eye is ear. The left part of the new face is in shadow,” said another.

A third wrote: “Cover from the top of his head to the right side of his face.

Advertisement

“Tilt your phone slightly to the right and he has one blue eye and one white eye.”

Advertisement