Browsing archives for 'Trompe L’oeil'
Italian artist Guido Daniele has been painting the bodies of models for various situations including advertising, commercials, fashion events, and exhibitions since 1990. In 2000, he began painting model’s hands in a series that he calls “Handimals.” Below are three excellent examples from this series featuring a cobra, crocodile, and a dolphin. Which is your […]
John Pugh creates large public trompe l’oeil murals that are meant to look like realistic scenes. In a personal artist statement, John says that: Public art is of great interest to me; providing me with a sense of purpose as it is a very powerful form of communication. It can link people together, stimulate a […]
Morgan Davidson used colored pencils to create this super realistic drawing of a woman’s lips. Morgan is a 22 year old illustrator with a degree from Ringling College. She aspires to build a career as a freelance artist, helping bring ideas to life for companies and individuals. Based on what I see here, I would […]
John Pugh designs very large trompe l’oeil optical illusion murals and he is doing exactly what he wants to be doing. I have found that the “language” of life-size illusions allow me to communicate with a very large audience. It seems almost universal that people take delight in being visually tricked. Once captivated by the […]
In 1978, artist Blue Sky painted a trompe l’oeil mural on the side of the Flint Journal Building in Flint, Michigan. The mural, aptly titled “Overflow Parking”, measures 60 by 70 feet in size. The deceptive mural is still there and can be found at 200 E. First Street in Flint, Michigan. You can even […]