Using cutting edge rare earth phosphors that absorb light energy and release it in the dark, I have been experimenting with painted illusions in the tromp l’oile tradition. The phosphors glow in the dark and using this to my artistic advantage I create the illusion of the starry heavens and night landscapes that can only be seen in total darkness!
The mural is invisible by day, your ceiling or walls look completely normal, just as it does right now. But at night, when the lights are off it appears that your ceiling or wall is gone and you are looking at the most beautiful starry night scene imaginable! The mural is invisible by day, your ceilings or walls look completely normal, just as it does right now.


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For all the years that I have been creating art, I have always looked to nature for relaxation, inspiration, and creativity. I remember when I was a young man and I would hike up into the mountains to camp out under the open sky… lying under all those beautiful stars and contemplating the vastness of the universe away from the light pollution of the cities. For me it was exciting as well as soothing. I wanted a way to capture that feeling for my art collectors.

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Bali Hai Tunnels Beach Kauai Glow-In-The-Dark Mural

This glow in the dark mural, “Bali Hai, Tunnels Beach, Kauai” measures 10 feet tall and is almost 17 feet wide!

It is painted on a plain white canvas and was mounted on a wall. The mural is virtually invisible in the daytime or when the rooms lights are on! The scene is accurate and is the view is from Tunnels Beach looking towards the Bali Hai Cliffs of the North Napali coast on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai. This mural is astonishing in it’s beauty and the realism that I captured using nothing but five different glowing phosphors on a white wall.

Hawaiian Dreams Glow In The Dark Canvas Wall Mural

“Hawaiian Dreams” Glow Canvas Wall Mural ~ 11 feet wide x 13 feet tall.

California Dreaming Glow-In-The-Dark Mural

“California Dreaming” ~ Glow Canvas Wall Mural 8 feet tall by 12 feet wide.

My clients are just astonished at the depth and realism that I achieve with my highly unusual art form that can only be seen when the lights are out in total darkness!

Monument Valley Glow-In-The-Dark Mural

Monument Valley” Glow in the Dark Canvas Wall Mural ~ 8 feet by 8 feet

This “Monument Valley” wall mural cannot be seen in the day or with the rooms lights on. All you see is a plain white canvas mounted on the wall! This image appears in total darkness. The rare earth phosphors that I use absorb light energy by day and slowly releases that light in the dark creating this glowing image in total darkness. It glows all night long night after night for decades!

Beautiful Nebula Glow-In-The-Dark Mural

“Beautiful Nebula” ~ Glow In The Dark Canvas Ceiling Mural. This is just a a section of a home theater ceiling that has three different nebula that make for a truly deep space look. This expands the rooms usefulness to meditative listening of the homeowner’s favorite music while gazing into deep space.

Sierra Foothills Glow In The Dark Canvas Wall Mural

Sierra Foothills Glow In The Dark Canvas Wall Mural measures 7 1/2 feet tall and almost 12 feet wide.

This mural is so soothing to gaze at. I painted it with five rare-earth phosphors. This beautiful 3-D scene is invisible in the light and can only be seen in the dark. The darker the room is the brighter my murals glow. The illusion last all night long and will last indefinitely. The accurate depiction of the trees in silhouette against the night sky creates a 3-D realism that is rather astonishing for a flat wall.

Tropical Dreams Glow In The Dark Canvas Wall Mural

The romantic ambiance created by this large glowing wall is incredible! Contact me for an estimate on having a glow canvas wall or ceiling mural created for your home, home theater, resort, spa, hotel or bed & breakfast!