Trompe L’oeil


I did a little more work on my horse mural while my grandson was over the other day. He inspires me.

I fooled my eye alright. I have no idea what I was thinking when I changed the horizon line. The horizon line that will now have to be changed back into the right place. And since my grandson wanted his picture taken as he petted the horse I now see that the body is way too small. And the mane that I added sticking out to the side has to be removed. All of these little reasons are why I don’t paint professionally, only for my amusement. Although I have done two paid projects that came out stunning. Trust me I was stunned.

So after those fixes there is still an open window pane to add. That should be interesting with all of the measuring and odd angles that will be involved.

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7 responses to “Trompe L’oeil

  1. You’ve got such a great sense of humor – I had to chuckle. 🙂

  2. helensadornmentsblog

    Love this, it is so full of personality. Thanks for sharing and please post more pictures as you work on this.

  3. It’s stunning . . . and if you hadn’t pointed out the fixes you’ve planned you would have fooled my eye! 😀

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