"Effects with faux finishing"
are created within all our trompe l'oeil, murals
and decorative finishes.
Unique Faux Finishes with Trompe L'oeil Effects
Unique effects can be created with trompe l'oeil
and faux techniques
within your painted wall murals and other illusions.
Faux finish painting and trompe l'oeil both create decorative
finishes that are designed "to fool or trick the eye".
At Art Effects creative ideas with
interesting faux finishes and unique effects are accomplished
using techniques of trompe l'oeil.
Notice the picture below, an ordinary mural which had served its time
was transformed into a faux finish with a trompe l'oeil effect,
by using creative painted finishes.
The result gave the homeowner a whole new piece of wall art.
"Faux finishes by Art Effects will have you wondering
where the faux ends and the real begins?"
Creative effects using faux finishes within a mural!
Click on the thumbnails below to see some more
unique decorative faux finishes with Art Effects.
Faux...adj. Artificial; fake; false;
[French, from Old French fals.]
not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article;
"faux pearls"; "faux fur";
"it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur";
[syn: fake, false, imitation, simulated] Art...n. (ärt)
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ars, art-.]
Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.
A system of principles and methods employed in the performance of a set of activities:
the art of building.
A trade or craft that applies such a system of principles and methods:
the art of the faux finisher.
Skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation
arts Artful devices, stratagems, and tricks.
Effects...[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin effectus,
from past participle of efficere, to accomplish :
To bring into existence. To produce as a result. To bring about.
A faux finish by Art Effects
can create a unique piece of
resulting in "fooling or tricking the eye"
Using trompe l'oeil and other painted finishes
a once simple non discript finish can make a larger impression. It is not real, but it is really painted.
In the above example, a wall glazing technique was applied to
age the mural. Then
trompe l'oeil rips and tears were added to achieve this
unique faux finish with a trompe l'oeil effect.