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headinajar 1 How To: Head In A Jar Prank

Maybe you know an April fool who would be thoroughly discombobulated by the sight of a head in a jar, or maybe you’d like to see what your own head would look like in a jar, or maybe you’ve just got some jars that you don’t know what do with? There are clearly lots of reasons why you might want to make this amazing Head In A Jar Prank by ingenious Instructables editor Mikeasaurus.

Using a photo editor, two pictures are blended together to create flat image of a head, which is then laminated and submerged in a jar. When the flattened image in inserted into the curved jar, along with the distortion from the water, gives the illusion of a decapitated head in a jar of preserving fluid.

head in a jar prank How To: Head In A Jar Prank

It seems like this project could translate pretty easily into a great halloween costume as well, so you might want to keep that in mind.

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes.

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