My favorite period of Art is the Impressionist Period. I love the colors and the thickness of the paint, the time period and the romance it evokes. Most importantly I love what is termed Trompe-l'œil-It means 'fooling the eye' and is the concept behind Impressionist Painting. The idea is that the brain can be fooled into believing something that really does not exist. Maybe it is the similarity to Hypnotism that catches me. With Hypnotism we are doing basically the same thing. Instead of just fooling the eye, we are fooling the entire brain! Hypnotism works by making our brains think we have accomplished something when we have not or convincing our brains that we are things (like calm or confident whether we believe we are those things or not.