Definitions for "Trompe l'oeil"
Keywords:  deceive, l'oeil, fool, illusion, trick
painting done on a flat surface to resemble a realistic, three-dimensional scene
French expression meaning, "To deceive the eye". A painting technique in which an illusion of depth and reality is created by emphasizing highlights and shadows. Technique taught in our faux school. See Trompe L'oeil class. Take a Trompe L'oeil class
Literally "trick of the eye", used to show 3D scenes in blank alcove, door panels etc.