Trompe l’oeil Mural Design by Patrick Commecy

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You might consider you see a stone turret, a bunch of celebrities hanging out on a balcony, development in progress or a guy precariously dangling from a clock, but what you are truly looking at is a clever trompe l’oeil work of trickery in paint. Artist Patrick Commecy heads up a group of muralists that transform facades during France from blank walls to wacky scenes total of life.

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The most dramatic illustration is a Montpelier developing, the back of which is within see of a close by park (pictured leading). Worn and neglected, the structure was a bit of an eyesore as-is. Commecy’s staff A-Fresco transformed it with a complete faux facade which includes a tiled roof, windows with balconies and a modest tower. The figures witnessed in the outdoor spaces are popular and influential Montpelier residents throughout history.

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Another task concerned painting 20 pioneers of mountaineering on the side of the initial Guides Workplace inside of view of Mont Blanc. The painted-on windows and balconies so closely resemble the true ones on the front of the constructing, it will take a minute to understand they’re not 3-dimensional.

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See more of these murals, every tailored to its exclusive place, at the A-Fresco site (in French.)

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