TROMPE L'OEIL
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Trompe L'Oeil painted Victorian tile
Trompe l'oeil tiles in room
Iris detail
MDF bookcase.
Trompe L'Oeil painted fluting

Trompe l'oeil, trick of the eye, is the art of optical illusion, but it has to be done well to be convincing.
The examples that are shown here were painted on totally flat surfaces but the challenges to achieve the appearance of depth, substance and realism were very different.

* murals * marbling * woodgraining * trompe l'oeil * decorative paint finishes *