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drwilson
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Check out a very large-scale use of Trompe L'oeil ("that which deceives the eye") painting shown on this site:

http://bridge.skyline.net/

There is a wonderful anamorphic projection incorporated in the bridge:

http://bridge.skyline.net/features/features.html

Enjoy!

Yours,

Paul
hitmouse
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Very good.

If you want really amazing Tompe Loeil, take a trip to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City to look at the ceiling. It is extraordinary, and much better than in the photos. The real subtlety is that it is painted onto a curved surface, which profoundly affects the illusion. The walls are not bad either.
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Awesome, it looks so amazingly realistic. There was an article about a magician who's house has loads of Trompe L'oeil paintings all over it. It was either in Magic or Genii—if you PM me I will dig out the date etc.
owen
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These anamorphic projections blew me away:

http://gprime.net/images/sidewalkchalkguy/

/Tomas
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Quote:
On 2004-10-06 09:37, TomasB wrote:
These anamorphic projections blew me away:

http://gprime.net/images/sidewalkchalkguy/

/Tomas


Wow

Amazing

Paula
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bubbleburst2004
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That bridge is amazing, thanks for the link
Watercooler
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If anyone is looking for a good example of a Trompe Loeil mural painter try a search for John Pugh. He's done some amazing large scale stuff!
mrmysticmike
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That really is magical.
Rob Johnston
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Wow, that is amazing!
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Dan LeFay
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Fantastic!
Never looked at this topic. I'm hooked!!!
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Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths,
that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes,
and forgot."
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stevie1
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Thanks for that Tomas..stunning
theaterfreak89
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That's some awesome stuff. If only someone could think of a way to incororate that into an illusion.
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zmagicleez
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Just looked at the site. Cant quite get my head round them.
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