arch: A curved structural member spanning an opening or recess. The use of painted arches can add a
trompe l'oeil effect to any mural.
Trompe l'oeil architectural elements, like columns, pillars and arches
can be painted adding richness and sophistication
to the design of your home or office.
Trompe L'Oeil Arches in Wyomissing, PA.
This Trompe L'Oeil Mural was commissioned by Kay Green Design
The mural was designed and painted by Art Effects.
This mural with an arched trompe l'oeil effect
gives a potential home owner an imaginative look
at what the future development will look like.
These homes rendered in these murals are actual models
for sale in the rolling hills of Wyomissing Pennsylvania.
keystone: The voussoir at the top of an arch;
in vaulting it occurs at the intersection of the ribs of a rib vault...marking the apex of the arch
soffit: The underside on an arch,opening, or overhanging projection.
springline(of an arch or a vault) The point or line at which an arch or vault begins to curve.
springer: The lowest voussoir on each side of an arch.
It is where the vertical support for the arch terminates and the curve of the arch begins.
voussoir : One of the wedge-shaped stones used in constructing an arch.
The vertical distance between the spring line of an arch or vault and the keystone or boss is called the rise
The horizontal distance between the the two supporting members of an arch or vault is called the span