Depth Illusions

ContrastIllusionPerspectiveThis is a brief post about depth illusions. Previous posts have looked at other aspects of illusions and give us an insight into how the brain processes the visual world. Potentially this can help us to understand other phenomenon such as hallucinations. The videos below show some great examples of depth illusions – generating the appearance of a 3 dimensional world in a 2 dimensional scene. An artist guides us on how some of the techniques that help to realise the effect of depth.

Depth Illusion

Pencil Drawing Depth Illusion

Tutorial on Bringing Depth to Drawings

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