Archive for January, 2009

This is a small painting I made in January 2009 while attending a Trompe L’oeil Workshop. There are few objects: a dried crab, a glass with a dried bug in it, a few glass beads, all on top of an old cartonbox.

Final Stage

Trompe L’oeil means “full the eye” in French. It is a very realistic painting style, intended for you to be fooled and think it’s real objects. not painted. Trompe L’oeil Painting means that you can not see any evidence of paint physicality: no brushstrokes or thick paint. Just complete illusion of 3 dimensionality. You don’t have to do a whole painting in this style, just do some elements of Trompe L’oeil in parts of the painting

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