(Trompe l' Oeil meaning to
fool the eye, is pronounced Trump Loy)
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Smell the oak and let your
eyes touch hand crafted wood grain and knots,
while feeling the refreshing
coolness of a chilled bottle of vintage wine.
Acrylic on canvas, 16 by 20
"Living in the heart
of the California's central coast wine country
I cannot help but be influenced
by great wines and my desire to
paint works that reflect the
finest qualities we enjoy in our wines,
high quality ingredients,
complex robust colors and rich textures."
Acrylic on canvas 11 in. x
Vintage wine corks in a small
Specifically an '85 Cab, 'an
87 Cab and an '88 pinot noir.
5 by 7 inches, acrylic on
Villa window with a view of
the Chianti region of Tuscany.
36 by 48 inches, acrylic on
Buy the magic of Trompe l'Oeil,
Buy into the beauty of realism,
Commission a real true work
Faux painting is a popular
form of trompe l'oeil.
Above is faux pine, 11 inches
by 14 inches, acrylic painted on canvas.
The technique is not the standard
faux bois of dragging a brush through glaze.
Here every line of grain is
painstakingly painted separately.
Some are multiple lines painted
together, totaling 1/16 inch wide
as seen in the detail below.
The brush is a Winsor Newton Series 7 sable.
This is a 6 inch x 10 inch
detail of an 18 X 24 painting of pine paneling.
The sap by the knot is light
golden sienna mixed with gloss varnish.
The work is acrylic on canvas.
Acrylic on canvas, 11 inch
X 14 inch, detail is 8 X 8.
Painted from life... this
piece of pine made a challenging model.
The Immaculate Conception
(after Bartolomé Esteban
Murillo, some of the details and color
have been changed and painted
in the softer style of Raphael)
It was a private commission
30 inch x 54 inches, Liquitex acrylic,
applied with conventional
brushes and airbrush on Fredrix canvas.
Acrylic on canvas 11 inch
x 14 inch
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The Mystic Bath 2
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