|Trompe L'oeil is a French term meaning
to trick the eye.
Trompe L'oeil is the line between
fantasy and reality, a trick of perspective that turns the two
dimensional into the three dimensional.
Painting a realistic scene is only
one part of the trompe l'oeil effect. Often it is the framing or the
architectural details that lend further reality to the mural. Three
dimensional doors, windows, shutters, columns, arches, curtains,
pathways, balustrades or other such elements lend a reality to the
scene that can "trick the eye".
For example, a window frame gives the
feeling that the scene is lying beyond the wall rather than on the
To tie in with the decor of the room,
frames such as doors or windows can be painted to match the existing
frames in your room.
Choice of architectural details can
not only affect the overall look of the mural, but can also affect
time and price. I will be more than happy to help you create the
look you want with respect to your budget.
The choices are limitless!