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AuthorAusbourne, Robert
TitleVisible magic : the art of optical illusions / Robert Ausbourne
Imprint New York : Sterling, c2012
Descript ix, 158 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


Presenting more than 200 superb examples of visual trickery in full color, graphic artist Robert Ausbourne demystifiers a wide variety of astounding optical illusions, as he examines the peculiarities of human vision that make illusions possible. From color-perception bafflers and after-images to ambiguous and impossible figures, you'll be astonished by the many ways in which we are able to deceive ourselves. Join Ausbourne on this exciting adventure into the dazzling art and science of optical illusions, and all known secrets will be revealed! -- From back cover


The assumptive mind -- Machinery of the eye -- An uncertain universe -- Color on the mind -- One-half twist from real -- A distorted world -- The persistence of vision -- Nature's illusions -- Fingertip illusions -- Hidden in plain sight -- Puzzle answers

Optical illusions Optical illusions in art Visual perception

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