Originally Posted by onestrokeartist
Wow!!! I had no idea at first (excuse my ignorance) that each item was individually painted. I knew of trompe l'oeil but had to actually look it up to understand it. To deceive the eye is an understatement. This is superlative.
Thank you Chris! I truly appreciate the complement.
The trompe l'oeil genre is fairly small so these types of paintings are fairly uncommon; I blame the time and patience needed to complete this type of painting. However, it is a very exciting approach to see when done correctly, especially in person.