What is Trompe l’oeil Art?
Trompe-l’œil (French for deceive the eye), is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that depicted objects exist in three dimensions. 86 more words
Artists use all kinds of tools to get the effects they want, and decorative painting has its own bag of tricks. I remembered this recently when I had to match up a repaired base board to an existing wall which had been wood grained by someone else using some serious comb work. 815 more words
Wow, I can’t believe it is raining again and tonight it is supposed to get down to 45 unbelievable we are in Florida and it is the middle of April (so April showers bring May flowers, right?) I am beginning to wonder if we are every going to get to plant our veggie garden this year. 268 more words