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The challenge when working over a metallic surface is to build up the layers in such a way to cover the surface and in this case allow some gold to show through. Read More
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Working left to right on goes the first layers. Read More
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I then sketched over the gold a rough working sketch as I would with any wall mural, and began painting my design; Read More
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The exciting thing about being a mural artist that no two projects are the same and each brings new challenges. My clients were looking for some art for the inside of their house and had spotted so... Read More
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The upper part being finally complete we moved down to create a base for the dome design. We created a flat band of silver leaf over which we painted a trompe l’oeil . Read More
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The beauty of the silver leaf it reflected whatever the sky was doing outside into the dome, shifting the light at different time of the day. Read More
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Having spent several weeks happily painting the trompe l'oeil 26ft up in the dome I wanted to cap the work off by giving it a finishing point,we chose to cover the flat circular area above in silver l... Read More
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Having got our design drawn up we started the painting, from the outset I wanted a simple combination of two tones (grey off-white) to create the raised ‘moulding’.We then decided for the trompe l’oei... Read More
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The templates were then carefully positioned and drawn with fingers crossed that the builders had been accurate and the design fitted. They had actually done a pretty good job and whilst we had to do ... Read More
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Even with a basic design to work from this was no easy feat, I had to take the design to a specialist printer who printed out as large as possible to the exact size- one section being over 2x3 meter... Read More
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