Trompe L’oeil Windows

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Trompe L’oeil Windows

Trompe L’oeil Windows Painting a trompe l’oeil window is a fantastic way to add a visual illusion to a room and create a view where non really exists. Trompe l’oeil windows can be painted to any size, in any style and with any view, what you choose to see through your window is your choice. Whether it’s rolling hills, a mountains scene, a tropical beach or a Parisian street, trompe l’oeil can transport you anywhere you want. In a time where we can struggle for both interior and exterior space, trompe l’oeil windows can redefine the architectural confines of a room, creating the...

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Trompe L’oeil Niche

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Trompe L’oeil Niche

Trompe L’oeil Niche Trompe l’oeil niches have been painted for thousands of years, often incorporating religious iconography, urns, flowers, or more personal items to add depth and realism to the illusion. They are a great way of adding an interesting architectural feature to a wall without having to rebuild it. The first trompe l’oeil niche, painted above the door, was commissioned by Garth Antiques in Harrogate to spruce up their shop doors and create some visual trickery. After completing this and the trompe l’oeil panels on the door, he illusions must have worked as it...

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Trompe L’oeil Panels

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Trompe L’oeil Panels

Trompe L’oeil Panels  Trompe l’oeil is a kind of painted optical illusion that appears in buildings all over the world. Usually, it simulates objects or architecture, and in these cases, wall and door panels. Trompe l’oeil is a decorative painting skill that uses light, shadow and subtle colour blending to create the illusion of dimension and depth. Here are a few examples of how flat doors and walls have been painted with trompe l’oeil panels, to create a realistic three-dimensional illusion of beading and moldings. Lee works as a trompe l’oeil painter throughout Yorkshire...

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