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An Association of Professional Muralists, UK

"your imagination is our inspiration"

Founded in 2004 by Messers: Bentley, Collett and Westall.

One of the three founder members, Chris Bentley, is very sadly no longer with us. 1956 - 2004.


Christopher Westall

Est. 1990 - Chris Westall works in a variety of mural & trompe lil styles on commissions from restaurants, hotels, lesisure centres, businesses & private clients.

He is the author of both "Trompe L'Oeil Interiors" and "Trompe L'Oeil Bible" both published by David & Charles. 

Television work includes appearances on UK Style's "A House in Tuscany" and "Room Rivals", "Meridian Tonight", Channel 4's "The Great Pretenders" and more recently a few episodes of ITV1's "60 Minute Makeover" and BBC1's "DIYSOS" with fellow associate Gordon Collett.

Chris also takes classes for trompe lil & mural painting.

His website displays a full portfolio of works.


Gordon Collett

Est.1995 - Gordon Collett specialises in trompe lil murals and in period-styles.

Gordon has worked extensively in the UK, France, Holland and Spain for many private and commercial clients. 

He also accepts commissions for portraiture, copyist work, is an established Ex Libris designer and illustrator. Portraiture being his own special interest, regularly entering the BP Award.

Television work includes appearances on BBC1's "DIYSOS", ITV1's "60 Minute Makeover" (both with Chris Westall) and Sky Arts' "Mastering the Art".

His website is a full portfolio of all this.



Anna Smith


Est. 2000 - Anna Smith is the creative force behind Muraldesign offering a wide range of dynamic murals, trompe lil and canvases. 

Interiors across the country that have been transformed by Muraldesign's creative touch include stately homes, commercial properties, restaurants and cruise ships in addition to an array of domestic settings, including the homes of celebrities, film directors and writers. 

Anna's work has appeared in House Beautiful, Inspirations and Tatler magazines. 

Her website displays a portfolio of her work.

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Denise Cliffen


Est. 1998 - Denise Cliffen specialises in murals, trompe lil and children's' rooms.

Commissions include restaurants, hospitals, commercial businesses, interior designers and private clients. 

Denise also accepts commissions for copyist works and bespoke furniture decoration and a variety of faux techniques. 

Denise has featured on TV in 'House to Home' and has also been interviewed on BBC radio. 

Her website displays a portfolio of her work.


Richard Bagguley


Est.1988 Richard Bagguley has spent 20 years painting murals and trompe l'oeil on both sides of the Atlantic.

Incorporating Venetian polished plaster and faux finishes Richard offers a complete range from crisp modern to tastefully classic interiors for restaurants ,commercial and private homes. His clients include leading interior designers and many VIP clients in UK , Europe , Middle East ,USA and Asia.

Richard is published in books and magazines.

His website has more details with a full portfolio covering all areas


Mel Holmes UK Mural Painter


Est. 1997 - Mel Holmes specialises in bespoke murals, trompe l'oeil, decorative paint effects and portraiture.

Collaborating with UK and International interior designers, architects and private clients, Mel has built a large portfolio of work that is distinguished by its exceptional standard.

Mural commissions have included numerous private houses, hotels, restaurants and large scale shopping malls, and have taken him worldwide to Asia, Bermuda and the Middle East. In the UK, Mel's murals can be seen at various locations such as the Trafford Centre, The Hotel Du Vin chain and the Hardwick Hall Hotel in Sedgefield.

His website includes an extensive portfolio of his work.


Gary Myatt


Est.1994 Gary has spent 15 years painting murals and trompe l'oeil.

Full details to follow, but the link to Gary's site is functioning.


His website has more details with a full portfolio covering all areas

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