This is the very last day of work on Trompe Moongate. Today, I am applying the two pack epoxy clear coat for anti-graffiti protection. Now that the mural is finished, will you come and see it in person?
Adorning the wall of the Vietnamese Mint Restaurant in Bulimba Queensland, Trompe Moongate is a gateway into Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. This mural creates a truly unique welcome for people visiting the restaurant. Learn more.
Trompe Moongate Day 25 – Sharing with the World
Today I’ve added a little something extra to the mural at Bulimba — the social share links! Is this how you heard about the mural? You can watch them get painted here.
Trompe Moongate Day 24 – Paintbrushes Down!
I’m so excited to announce that the painting of Trompe Moongate is FINISHED! Today was the very last day of painting. You can watch it all unfold here.
Trompe Moongate Day 23 – The End of the Jetty
I’m getting very close to completing the Trompe Moongate mural at Bulimba. Today I was able to finish the final touches on the wooden jetty and start on the beautiful bougainvillea. Check it out here!
Trompe Moongate Day 22 – The Last Drop of Water
When painting a mural of a large body of water, it feels like a huge achievement to reach the last drop. Watch as I finish adding water around the edges of the jetty here.
Trompe Moongate Day 21 – Stepping Out Onto The Jetty
Painting in multi-level perspective requires accurate geometry and mathematics. Watch how I tweaked the jetty of Trompe Moongate to get the perfect 3D illusion.