Author Archives: trompehalf
This is a convex mirror created from an old funky round frame I found at a Paris flea market. It sat around for years before I could figure out where to take it. I refinished the frame and gilded it. … Continue reading
My Mona Lisa ombré abstraction is part of a new series called “Masterpieces Revisited” on a European station called euromaxx. Check it out at http://www.dw.com/en/masterpieces-revisited-mona-lisa/av-18625150
My new convex mirror that I’ve named Ascension. The wood frame itself is hand turned wood and lacquered black. I silver leafed the interior curve and embellished it with small crystal resin cones of various sizes. Of course, I made … Continue reading
This is my new convex mirror that I’ve named Gloriana. It measures 22 inches tip to tip. Its made of hand cast resin quartz crystals. I gilded the back of each crystal to provide a reflective surface and unify the … Continue reading
Two of four of my ombré abstractions hanging in the Bright Showroom in Chicago. These are Whister’s Mother and Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring. These were commissioned to hang for the current Neocon. And beyond.
Here is nearly all my Bourbon Dynasty lenticulars massed onto a wall. All your favorites are here from Henry IV( rumored to smell like a goat) to Philippe d’Orleans( the brother of Louis XIV who was a flaming gay guy) … Continue reading
This is my new Black Pearl Mirror. Its named for obvious reasons given the pearls lavished on it. Its all hand made and the pearls are finished with an iridescent lacquer. The frame measures 18 inches in diameter.
Here’s my new mirror which is a fantasy on the Bollywood aesthetic. Its a deep frame and I have attached lenticular panels depicting Hindu gods in all their Technicolor splendor onto the curves. Its fun to watch the images morph … Continue reading
My new convex mirror named after the ceremonial object that is used in a Catholic mass to hold the Eucharist. This shape has been used for hundreds of years and is probably the original inspiration for the thousands of sunburst … Continue reading
One of Bruegel’s masterpieces seen by millions. I have re-worked this iconic painting as part of my ombré series.