Nativity Mural

This painting was commissioned by the Daily Mail Newspaper in the Uk for a pub on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. It's painted on canvas in Golden Acrylics and the painting includes the barometers and posters to left and right of the painted granite arch. All the characters in the painting are people who frequent the pub. The owner of the pub, Gary is depicted as Joseph. Best way to see it properly is to follow the following link:

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Janet Shearer

About Janet Shearer

Janet Shearer is an internationally renowned mural artist and author specialising in the field of ‘trompe l’oeil’. Her first book ‘The Art of Illusion’ (now in paperback and called ‘Janet Shearer’s Trompe L’Oeil Painting Course’) has sold more than fifty thousand copies worldwide and is currently available in three languages. It gives practical advice in colourful step-bystep projects on all aspects of mural painting and is based on her five-day residential course. Her second book, ‘The Artists Guide to Perspective’ is a popular and colourful ‘artist friendly’ manual written and illustrated to help with perspective problems confronted not only in murals but also in everyday painting.