Children’s Dentist Building

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In the Great Texas Freeze of February 2021 water damage destroyed the lower half of an artist’s lovely jungle murals. The task was to restore the damaged areas. The “before” photos were of limited help. They also revealed color inconsistencies in the repair work which required a lot of improvisation. The hardest part was trying […]

Loft Playroom Mural

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The GrandKids were wanting a new mural for their recently remodeled playroom. When they were little I could paint whatever I wanted and they’d be happy. Now they’re old enough to make specific requests. And I mean SPECIFIC. GrandDaughter wanted a volleyball player silhouette with the background melding from the blue of the walls to […]

Bluebonnet Mural

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It took me a whole month but I finally completed a mural on my fence. I had lost some plants and when I removed them they exposed a very ugly fence. I decided instead of re-staining or painting it, I would paint a mural. Click on images to enlarge.

Frog Mural Update

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Nine years ago I painted a mural for a brand new baby boy. The theme was “Traveling Frogs,” or “Frogs Around The World,” or something like that. I painted the continents of the earth around the room on all the walls and placed frogs in various places doing relevant things in stereotypical attire. Well, that baby […]

Fairy Mural – 3

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Here is a composite of the various fairy scenes: 1 – packing for a trip 2 –  playing music (note the fairy playing the lute like a rock guitar) 3 – sewing; threading a needle 4 – fishing 5 – riding a three-seater bike 6 – primping; brushing hair and doing fingernails 7 – doing math on an abacus 8 – floating in a balloon 9 – reading 10 – napping in a […]

Fairy Mural – 2

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I recently posted a sampling of the planning stages for the fairy mural. Now I’ll let you in on how it went to actually put it on the walls. I’ll continue with the fairy restfully napping in the basket. First, I printed the computer images and taped them to the wall where I thought they […]

Fairy Mural

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I’m in the planning stages of painting a mural in a baby’s room. The parents are expecting a girl and want the theme of the mural to be fairies. I’ve already made several drawings that we’ll use on the wall. For this drawing I thought I’d share some of the process with you. In the […]