Trompe l’oeil Murals

Some photos of the mural paintings of Eric Grohe have been doing the rounds. The coolest ones, I think, are the ones where people are standing and looking at the paintings, and you can't quite tell if the people are part of the painting or not.

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Posted on Tue May 10, 2005


I've said it before and I'll say it again.
He is a very, very talented man.
Posted by Boo  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  10:34 AM
It would be fun to have something like that on a wall in your house.
Posted by Maegan  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  11:41 AM
That is just so cool. I want to buy a building just to have him paint the side.
Posted by Charybdis  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  12:48 PM
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Posted by Tony  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  12:49 PM
That's very impressive. Has anyone seen this art in person? I'm curious about how detailed it is up close or if the illusion is mainly the result of the scale.
Posted by Ruben  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  03:45 PM
That's a mean trick to play on the nearsighted!
Posted by Citizen Premier  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  04:02 PM
I'd want one painted on a wall with some automatic doors in it (also painted of course).

I'd wait until a group of passers-by were suitably intrigued enough to go up and touch the wall, then pull a 'road-runner' on them and disappear into the apparently painted scene.

A hidden camera would then capture their boggle-eyes, double-takes and general gibbering for my unending amusement.

But I'm just cruel.
Posted by David B.  on  Tue May 10, 2005  at  05:54 PM
Wow. Amazing talent. :coolsmile:
Posted by Shah  on  Thu May 12, 2005  at  03:57 PM
Hi, where (sites) I found more pictures like that? Are great!
Posted by Thiago Leme  on  Tue Oct 11, 2005  at  12:17 PM
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