Friday, February 24, 2012

French Decorative Paint

A few years ago in , through a friend of mine, I had the pleasure working with a French artist Philippe Brault.

I wanted something architectural, BIG and trompe l'oeil.

Colors to match what I had done on the walls in the room
 Hmmm, something they could take with them if they ever moved.

Philippe Brault, artist who painted on linen, from France was introduced!

I fell in love with his images!

This is the room before it was finished.
 The clients had a day bed, round table and sofa.
We found the Bergere chairs at a second hand shop in Houston
(already upholstered! + perfect colors)

This is the wall we hung Philippe's work on.  The piece  measured 7'H x 8'W.
The clients trusted me, so I sent the colors, size & images we liked out of his portfolio to Philippe in France.
I loved each one of them!
 Then let him work his magic... magic he DID.

When the package arrived from France, the clients called me. I was in CA but I could hear their excitement. I was so sure it was perfect and it was! They adored the piece.

 It enlarged the room beautifully, was so realistic that we had to put a sofa in front of the piece because guests wanted to walk through the arches! Imagine that! Success!

These are some of Philippe Brault's work.

Below are the samples from Phillipe that I show to clients.
Painted on linen.

I added the tassel on this one.


They are truly magnificent.
A Grand Idea!

Let me know what you think of Philippe's creativity.

Love, Peggy

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  1. Peggy I think his work is absolutely stunning. The consigned work for your client, amazing, I love the color palette he used.


    Art by Karena

    1. Thank you so much for your kind comment, peggy

  2. AMAZING!! little wonder the clients were ecstatic what an exquisite transformation...and how fabulous is Mr Brault's work.
    Carla x

    1. Thank you, sweet Carla + love, peggy

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    1. What a nice thing to say Dean. Thank you! love, peggy