021

Wine Room mural painted on canvas in the studio and executed in artist’s acrylics. Careful use of structured perspective helps create the illusion of added depth.

Private

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This mural was influenced by the paintings of the early French Impressionist artist, Corot…

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Selected floor color, design and stencils can be attributed to both Chinese and Assyrian (1817-94) Ornamental influence. 

 

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Example of hand painted walls influenced by 18th century Chinese chinoiserie.

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Additional depth of perspective was achieved by incorporating and blending the outside cement surface wall into the inside composition.

Roman Pompeiian Mural125

A Historically correct Roman Villa re-created for a private residence.  Theme centered around Pompeii and Herculaneum.  Both deign and color palette remain true to the original point of reference.  This particular project…

131

Mural painted directly upon walls using nature studies from private sketchbooks.

Degas influenced corner tree mural130

Reminiscent of a Degas pastel, this tree mural captures the reflective color and brush strokes of the Impressionist Artist.

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Architectural egg and dart elements enhance this hand painted sky mural.

Private

122

This mural required eight panels to complete the illusion of an outdoor park. Wall mounted crystal sconces float as if suspended in space.

Private

129

Antique references were used and combined to create this unique decorative ceiling mural.

Private

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The illusion of depth and expanded space is achieved by having clouds and birds painted directly upon this ceiling.

Private

138

This mural was inspired by classical architecture and was painted directly upon the wall using artist’s acrylics.  Painting the mural in the corner adds depth to the room.

Private

293

Rich jewel colors enhance this quaint Tuscany themed mural. Tiles are to be set in place on a wall above the stove area.

Outdoor wall and floor mural341 The outdoor mural by the Chicago Muralist was influenced by the early French Impressionist Corot...
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Over 30 years of Fine Art education, training and exhibition experience in oils and watercolor.  Interest in history and the decorative arts expanded experience to include historical stencil reproduction and design; ceiling murals influenced by Michelangelo and 18th century Baroque Master Tiepolo; reproduction of period rooms; Old World marbleizing techniques.

Upon this foundation CLASSICAL DECORATIVE ARTS was founded in 1992.  Since its inception we have had commissions in both public and private venues as well in the United States and Europe.  CLASSICAL is a lifetime member of the prestigious International Conference of Decorative Painters, also know as SALON and actively participates.

Service expertise include Renaissance and Baroque Ceiling Murals, reproduction of period rooms, historical stencil repair/reproduction, color and design, marbleizing in French and Italian Style, Furniture and wall gilding, atmospheric and decorative finishes, hand-painted and printed fabrics, color consultations.

“…I work with clients on an individual basis paying close attention to their specific needs regardless of scale.  It is not unusual to be given small areas to transform into jewels”.

Understandably, not all assignments are as ambitious as those featured in this web portfolio, but surely you have just “the” area waiting to be transformed.

Cynthia

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