have been an increasingly important part of my work over the last few
years. They are very popular these days - with good reason. There is
absolutely no better way to draw media and public attention to your
corporate, civic, or personal project.
A mural can turn a boring
space into the fantasy world of your choosing, where imagination becomes
If the location is good,
a mural is highly visible from a distance, and, if properly applied, can
last for many years, even in our Canadian climate. Indoors, of course,
with quality materials, murals can be permanent.
I often employ Trompe
l'oeil techniques. The term is from the French, meaning: "Fool
the eye". This is where I get to have great fun, painting things
that appear to really be there, but aren't, and making objects painted
on a flat wall appear to be 3-D.
I will play with
perspective, viewpoint, colours and shadows - anything necessary to
enhance the illusion.
the following to see some of my murals:
Night At The Opera"
Spitfire Bar and Grill"
Four Seasons In Stratford"