WHICH character you see when looking at this surrealist painting can reveal surprising hidden weaknesses in your relationships.
Oleg Shupliak’s bucolic painting has bewildered viewers since it was created in 2012.
The picture, “Visions in the Mountains”shows a mountain landscape populated by various hidden characters.
Depending on your perspective, the optical illusion depicts a hooded mana person sitting on his jacket, the face of the Mona Lisa, a with a beard and a person sitting on a rock.
For example, viewers who see the bearded man first are allowing their low self-esteem to impact their relationships, according to author Rebecca Stokes your tango
When you first see the man sitting on his jacket, it could mean you’re afraid of conflict, Stokes said.
“There’s nothing worse than having to express your negative feelings to another person, other than maybe having them have a lengthy conversation about it,” she said of the group.
But when you first see the face of the Mona Lisa, it means it’s getting brightersaid Stokes – a romanticized view of life.
“Being able to see all that beauty is a great gift, but it can also make it a little too easy to avoid problems in your relationships,” Stokes warned.
Mona Lisa viewers are also advised not to pretend everything is fine when there is a problem.
On the other hand, those who discover the hooded man first are prone to tantrums and bad moods.
“Not everyone sees red and turns into a missile whose only thought is to seek and destroy,” Stokes said.
“Sometimes the best way to enable productive communication is to just walk away until the red numbers go away.”
Attentive viewers may also be able to make out a man seated on a rock in the background.
“Seeing this character means you tend to isolate yourself,” Stokes said.
For these viewers, having alone time is important, she said, but spending time with loved ones is also important.
“You call yourself an introvert, but the truth is sometimes you just go too far,” Stokes said.
Another image of a bear kept viewers busy trying to figure out what it ismeans.
And this simple two-tone image helps people learn more about whether or not they have an aggressive personality.