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GingaNic
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« on: January 07, 2006 05:50:06 AM »

This was a large exam project based on the mural style of Trompe l'oeil, (For those not in the know: meaning to fool the eye).
I made a "corner of a room" Using one side to represent reality and the other the illusion of reality. But which is which? haha
One side had a wooden skirting board, and window 'frame' the other side was totally painted on, I had included a small laminate flooring section but it went missing when I collected my work from the examiners... Sad

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nightal1031
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2006 10:02:37 AM »

i love it! trompe l'oiel is one of my favorite types of art to look at!
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2006 03:30:13 PM »

That's a really interesting project (in the way of dealing with the term). It's well executed. Until I read the description I was thinking "hmm.. the left side looks like there was more time spent on it XD
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2006 04:15:25 PM »

Crazy!
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Zephyr
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2006 07:34:30 PM »

Oh cool. Before I read it, I thought you only painted inside the window. Now that I look real hard, I can see that its all painted..but barely.
What kinda grade did ya get on it?
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2006 07:06:09 AM »

Zephyr: You're correct, the right hand side is completely painted. Was rushed but I got a B in the end  Smiley

Teddybearbones: It was a 12 hour exam so some of the painting was a bit rushed as I ran out of time!  Grin


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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2006 04:26:56 PM »

just a little correction: it's trompe l'oeil and not oiel...
sorry, frenchie here love her language and want others to be good at it!!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2006 04:44:51 PM »

What a dreadful oversight! Corrected now though.
Some of my family on my dad side is French, just a random bit of personal info for you... Although I am British, I do actually like my friends from across the channel...

J'aime le francais, mais je ne peux pas ecrire!
Damn my spelling abilities...c'est la vie

Thanks for the heads up!
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« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2006 05:33:15 PM »

you are very welcome! It was funny though you made the mistake on the word eye! But it's a strange thing called: e dans l'o. E in the O. Where are your Dad family from in France? Northern? I am a Northern french girl but I live in southern usa! And btw, you write french quite well!!! No mistake in your sentence!  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2006 01:54:12 AM »

My dads family is from Paris, my aunt emigrated to become a dancer at the Moulin Rouge (The dancers are not scarlet ladies anymore! Tongue) She used to be a bit of a sewing crafter herself, altering her costumes, wish I had her talent....
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c253/GingaNic/AuntieSteph.jpg
(FYI the costume is skin coloured... ignore my shadow btw, picture glass...)

As for my french, thanks, although when it comes to speaking I'm dreadful, I panic and then mumble some gibberish!

Trompe l'oeil studies:

Letters: Used an old WW1 letter that I found at a war memorabilia market




Used watercolours on watercolour paper.
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