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Progress of Trompe L’Oeil Mural for Colortrend, Dublin

Posted on October 26th, 2012

Hello again, Continued to paint view into ‘trompe l’oeil’ window, trying to make the interior as warm and attractive as possible. I asked someone to pose for me as exterior decorator and added colourful detail to his shirt. My client had chosen the wall colours and I felt the wide space needed brightening up! I […]

Progress of a trompe l’oeil mural

Posted on October 24th, 2012

I’ve decided to write about the progress of a mural from concept/design to installation on a wall – in this case, the wall of a well known paint supplier in Dublin – Colortrend. My brief was to create an interesting ‘trompe l’oeil’ view into a room, rather than the classic view out of a room, […]

Trompe L’Oeil blog

Posted on October 22nd, 2012


Hi! This is my first blog post! I have been an artist all my life, in particular a mural artist for the last thirty years. I specialise in ‘trompe l’oeil’, although I will maintain that trompe l’oeil is, in fact, high quality realistic painting. The fact that ‘trompe l’oeil’ is usually labelled as wall art, […]