Murals & Trompe L’oeil
A mural is a painted artwork on a wall or ceiling applied in a variety of styles and can be traditional, modern or abstract, using oil or water-based media.
There are many techniques of painting murals, fresco is one of the best-known (meaning “fresh” in Italian) fresco is the art of painting with pure pigments, which use water-soluble paints with water on wet lime, a rapid use of the resulting mixture over a large surface and the colors lighten as they were dry.
Tuscan Terrace & Vineyard By Chicago Art
Mural in Highland Beach Florida By purplesmurple
Another style of painting murals is the trompe l’oeil. A typical trompe l’oeil mural might portray a door leading to a patio. Window opening led through into courtyard area or hallway. The viewer is given the impression that there is a three- dimensional object or scene before them.
Hollywood Grill By ArtFX Design Studios
Trompe l’oeil, French for “trick the eye” is an art technique that has been used in set design involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create an astonishing optical illusion, in order to deliver the reality of experience.
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