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A Magical Illusion..


A Magical Illusion..

This was a display stand at Hampton Court Garden Show a few years back..The Roses and front planting were real, but the rest just a clever artistic Trompe l'oeil effect..but what an effect!



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Incredibly clever!

15 Oct, 2012

 

Mesmerising! :)

15 Oct, 2012

 

Yes very clever

15 Oct, 2012

 

Thank you all for looking in on me and posting..Must admit I was rather smitten with this..It looked really effective..\0/x

15 Oct, 2012

 

its great Flori all about pushing colour back and bringing colours forward to get this effect, great learning for artists :o)) this stand painting is lovely to, x

15 Oct, 2012

 

Thought an artist like you would appreciate it San..Perspective is so important when you are trying to create distance in a painting..So good to see you here my friend..\0/x

15 Oct, 2012

 

How lovely and so clever!

18 Oct, 2012

 

I always do water colours during the winter, well...when the mood takes me! lol. This is painting is done so cleverly. Its lovely!

18 Oct, 2012

 

Well this could have been a magical illusion as it printed it twice and as I didn't know how to delete it, just wrote this! Hahaa!

18 Oct, 2012

 

Spooky Rose.... :0) its coming up to halloween.....

18 Oct, 2012

 

Ooer!!

19 Oct, 2012

 

Thought you would appreciate it Pam, and you too Rose, as I also see you are an artist too! We have some very talented people here on Goy! I value your comment twice as much as it was repeated.lol! \0/x

20 Oct, 2012

 

Oh yes....so very clever.

21 Oct, 2012

 

I think gardeners are an artistic breed Flori....I don't mean that we are all out there with paint and easel but just look at the gardens we see......and the beauty in rows of vegetables

21 Oct, 2012

 

I must have been asleep,when you posted this ,Flori..goodness knows,I'm on here enough ! Lol.It is wonderful..what talented people there are,and to think of using real plants and Roses,is amazing :o)

21 Oct, 2012

 

Erm ...ahem .... B.A. Art (BAA) have this and many similar paintings for sale to brighten your gardens, this is one of our best sellers. Send £250 immediately and I shall be delighted ...erm I mean you will be delighted with your beautiful purchase. Ms Floribunda is one of our best sales women:-)

21 Oct, 2012

 

You are a right little stirrer,Ba,,! Lol...I wondered when you would bless us with your presence again :o)) x

21 Oct, 2012

 

Do you want to buy one Sandra? they make lovely C*******s prezzies:-)

21 Oct, 2012

 

How much discount..for a friend ? nudge,nudge,wink ,wink :o)

21 Oct, 2012

 

Thanks Dotty, and you too Pam..I was really taken with this when I saw it in Hampton Court Garden Show..I think you are right Pam, us gardeners all have some kind of artistic streak in us just to create the gardens that we do..\0/x

I see the old comedy double act are back together again, Bloomer & Ba Extraodinaire..Trust you in starting a Sales pitch Baaaaaaa.. You becareful Bloomer, you'll end up with a paint by numbers kit and brush knowing BAA enterprises..LOL!\0/x

21 Oct, 2012



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