Great examples of decorative painting from the Society of Decorative Painters
Decorative painting utilizes a variety of techniques and media to finish functional and non-functional surfaces. Applied with creativity, discipline and craftsmanship, decorative paintings can be so lifelike, it's hard to believe you're looking at paint on a canvas or household item. Contemporary decorative painting embraces folk art
styles of Europe and Mexico as well as early American approaches such as stenciling,
faux finishing and graining.
Check out 9 incredible decorative paintings below.
1. Purrfect fur.
Cat Under the Sun – By Ana Bernabe
2. Trunk and in love.
Elephant Box – By Ana Bernabe
3. Hello, Wilbur!
Stabled for the Night – By Mabel Blanco
4. Hey, someone put feathers on my canvas!
Plumage of the Peacock – By Avis Poyhonen
5. Don’t eat the flowers.
Blues of Summer – By Maureen J. Baker
6. Who drank all my wine?
Good Flavors – By Diana Mercado
7. Can you pass the pepper?
Zentangle in Oils – By Cheri Rol MDA
8. Your glasses are spying on you.
Tiger’s Eye Eyeglass Case – By Sue Beckerton
9. Don’t get pricked!
Desert in Bloom – By Helena Rizzaro Andrejev