Domed Ceiling Murals and decorative designs .

Domed Ceiling Murals and decorative designs .

The first big problem one comes across when beginning to do the design for a dome is the

If you have a repeated pattern (tessellating) which has to meet perfectly when covering a curved
and sometimes bending surface as in the dome in the photo the painting of it afterward is the
easy part.

This is an original design using adapted Ottoman elements painted in acrylic paints with 22ct
gold leaf.

The modern treatment for this dome inspired by a 19th Ottoman design is a continuous
tessellating pattern, painted in grisaille, complicated as the original design was for a flat surface
and had to be adapted and completed in eight sections using the trompe l’oeil technique to get a 3d

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