Only a part of what is perceived comes through the senses from the object. The remainder always comes from within. Artists, architects, stage artists, magicians and camoufleur either take advantage of optical illusions or try to avoid them. They are vastly entertaining, useful, deceiving or disastrous, depending upon the viewpoint.Man knows so much and does so little. - Inventor Buckminster Fuller
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Introduction to Visual Illusions by M. Luckiesh

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Only a part of what is perceived comes through the senses from the object. The remainder always comes from within. Artists, architects, stage artists, magicians and camoufleur either take advantage of optical illusions or try to avoid them. They are vastly entertaining, useful, deceiving or disastrous, depending upon the viewpoint.

Included in the introduction is a history of optical illusions and an initial discussion on understanding optical illusions.

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About This Book Preface Chap 1, Introduction Chap 2, The Eye Chap 3, Vision Chap 4, Geometrical Chap 5, Figures Chap 6, Angles Chap 7, Depth/Distance Chap 8 Brightness/Contrast Chap 9, Color Chap 10, Lighting Chap 11, Nature Chap 12, Painting/Decorating Chap 13, Architecture Chap 14, Magic Mirror Chap 15, Camouflage

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