This is the third of three postings showing more close up images from the Monkey Mural. Again, forgive the quality of some of these snapshots. The mural is in Phoenix, hence the D-Backs uniform. The stained glass background resembles the one at my church. I wear a cross similar to the one on the pulpit. Note […]
This is the second of three postings showing more close up images from the Monkey Mural (posted December 14, 2007). Each drawing includes an “easter egg” for the benefit of the owners of the mural and maybe a couple of personal ones of my own. Please forgive the quality of some of these snapshots. This […]
I’ve been asked to show some of the critters from the Monkey Mural (posted December 14, 2007). I’ve picked out just a handful from the approximately 50 in the mural. I won’t post them all at the same time. This is the first of three postings. Please forgive the quality of some of these snapshots. […]
This is one corner of a mural that went completely around a room which served as an office. The design was geometric in most places but on other walls was more free flowing. The four stripes on the left and three stripes on the right merged into other shapes and designs on the adjacent walls.
Here are two walls of a mural that completely encircles a baby’s room. Each wall has its own theme but is connected to the adjacent walls by color and technique. The colored flowers are consistent on all walls and match the drapes, bedspreads, etc. The first image shows about half of one wall depicting a […]
The kid wanted a jungle on his wall. Mom wanted to match the linens. So we used the plants and colors in the drapes and bedspreads to come up with this jungle mural. The column on the right borders a window.
This mural has two sides; the left side shows a savannah environment; the right side depicts a jungle. The trees from each side meet to offer a “canopy” above where a bed will go. The owner of the house is called “Daisy” so, as a personal touch, I added a few daisies along the bottom […]
This is not a new mural but it has an interesting story. A few years after I painted it for my niece, my sister’s family moved away and sold the house, mural an all. A couple of days later I got a call from my former college roommate. He began to describe the mural to […]
The finished mural has 49 monkeys (and a frog). Most were drawn to illustrate a variety of activities that the parents will be able to discuss with the child as he grows up. There are too many to show much detail. If you’d like to see something up close contact me and let me know. […]
With the line drawings in place I added all the solid colors. Once the colors were done, fine details, shading and highlights were added. With the mural complete it was time for other folks to add the window treatments, bed coverings and so on and to wait for the baby to arrive. But that was […]