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Trompe l'oeil Art

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

3 Dimensional Effects

The Paint Doctor Returns... with a Comb

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

Decorative Painting

A dash of paint

We walked down a street in North Hobart, deep in conversation, when something caught our attention. We stopped, turned around, and just stared at the brick walls.  108 more words


A simple gesture.


Trompe Loeil – The Cortona Villas@Collabor88

 ISPACHI - The Odyssey Collection

:CP: Rainey Bistro Newspaper@The Season Story

=Zenith=Rattan ribbon Hat@The Season Story


Black Milk

Wild Wild West

The latest round of The Challenge is going strong with it’s current theme Wild Wild West.  As always the creators did such a fantastic job this round and I was rather blown away by the items they came up with.  142 more words


Indulge Yourself With Tuscan Flair by Collage

Tuscan Heritage Set (includes Table, Seats, Shrubbery) and Tuscan Heritage Garden Wall
  ~~ Collage 
Available now at TLC

Also Shown
Edwardian Folly ~~ … 33 more words

Old School Mural Painting

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