When we experience an illusion, our brain is immediately challenged to make sense of it. Our brains are easily tricked because it is not aware it is taking in an illusion. It is calculating everything based on past references and making assumptions the same history and principles still apply.
It is a matter of survival.
have been studying the psychology used in magic as well as the fun and puzzling deception used in optical illusions that are designed to fully trick your brain.
Victoria Skye Illusion Art Publications
Victoria Skye Original Face/Vase Illusion published in the Scientific American Mind Magazine May/June 2011
The Optical Illusion Artwork and Impossible Objects on this page and in this site are my originals. They are a small part of my collection. If you wish to purchase them or duplicate them, use them in any manner, or have any questions about them, please feel free to contact me.