Mirroring will definitely break the illusion, since that's not how the eye sees distance.
Originally Posted by Jason_Roberts
The thing to do is to copy, not mirror, the image next to itself, then distort one or both slightly so the parts that are supposed to look like they are closer are moved a bit nearer the other copy, ie. moved horizontally to be nearer nearer the vertical line between the images.
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