Hungary wine region

Maryland Vineyard

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This project proved the ole expression is still true- you DO learn something new every day. When this client approached me about painting scenery from his favorite wine-growing region in Hungary, I thought, “Hungary?… Who knew!” But I was definately up for the task.

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The wine room was in the basement and the idea was to create a realistic view of the scene- as if one were sitting on a patio gazing out at the vista.

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I figured the best way to make the setting believable was to paint a doorway looking out.

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Once the scene was underway, the illusion of the door frame was painted to add to the dimensionality.

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Lastly, a warm faux texture added the perfect amount of authenticity to the space. The final result was a basement wine cellar that quickly became the most popular room in the house!

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