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Trompe l’oeil painting part 2 by Marc Potocsky

Trompe l’oeil Painting Part 2 by Marc Potocsky

Here are some examples of hand painted trompe l’oeil molding and ornament. These are all flat surfaces.

One of the most prominent features of Trompe loeil decorative painting has been architecture, molding and bas relief ornament.

Painting Trompe loeil molding MJP Studios CT NY

Using a Striping edge to paint Trompe loeil molding.

trompe loeil molding ct detail

Trompe loeil molding CT detail (Totally flat surface).


Faux cherry bookmatch Trompe-loeil-molding-ornament MJP CT NY - Copy (2)

Faux painted cherry wood book match with trompe loeil molding and ornament


trompe loeil   molding doors ct Cherry_Cabinets_2

Here is an example of the faux Cherry wood and more trompe loeil molding, doors and handles.

Faux Marble grandantique trompe loeil molding MJP studios CT NY

Trompe molding, egg & dart & bead decoration on Faux Grand Antique

Faux Marble  trompe loeil molding MJP studios CT NY

The use of shadow and light on the different profiles is key in creating a convincing trompe molding and decoration.

Trompe loeil molding paneling, dental molding and gold stripping.

Trompe l’oeil paneling, crown and dental molding with gold striping.



Trompe-loeil-ornament and molding-MJP Studio CT.


faux panting faux finish ct mjp studios

Using the striping edge to do Trompe l’oeil panels. MJP  studios-CT.



Trompe l’oeil Boarder over faux Portoro marble. Completely flat wall except for small base board at the very bottom.    Fun Job in CT.   MJP Studios.


yellow sienna - Copy

Hand painted trompe loeil molding and carved bas relief decoration. Marc Potocsky CT.

Trompe loeil painting part 2 by Marc Potocsky

Check out : trompe loeil painting part 1


MJP Trompe loeil painting and ornament

MJP Trompe loeil painting


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April 3, 2015 - 7:40 pm

mjpfaux - Thanks Sharon! We need to work together one day.

April 3, 2015 - 7:48 pm

Sharon Leichsenring - beautiful work, Marc.

June 1, 2015 - 4:58 pm

Juan Carlos Reyes - wonderfull

June 1, 2015 - 7:43 pm

Arlene Skoros Mcloughlin - You’re my hero