Completed Sitting Room Mural
Completed Sitting Room Mural

For years I've been wanting the paint the back wall of my home. I used the stay at home order as an opportunity to finally design and complete it.

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Completed Mural Detail
Completed Mural Detail

This mural is a combination of the traditional north star pattern, though altered, and a traditional Navajo pattern often found in Americana.

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Sitting Room Mural Day 2 Progress
Sitting Room Mural Day 2 Progress
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Sitting Room Mural Day 1 Progress
Sitting Room Mural Day 1 Progress
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Me At Work
Me At Work
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Sitting Room Mural Day 1
Sitting Room Mural Day 1

The wall, measured and drawn. It measures approximately 8'x12'.

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Sitting Room Mural Design
Sitting Room Mural Design

I hand draw and paint my mural designs. Illustrator has its advantages but I really enjoy the process of creating a sketch by hand.

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Tongva Nation Facade
Tongva Nation Facade

Design (#1 of 4) for Palos Verdes Art Center building wrap competition. Palos Verdes, CA is has a rich cultural history that I represented through folk art patterns. Chosen as a finalist to be exhibited in a separate gallery. Gouache on Paper, 2019

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Japanese Facade
Japanese Facade

Design (#2 of 4) for Palos Verdes Art Center building wrap competition. Palos Verdes, CA is has a rich cultural history that I represented through folk art patterns. Chosen as a finalist to be exhibited in a separate gallery. Gouache on Paper, 2019

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Spanish into Central American Facade
Spanish into Central American Facade

Design (#3 of 4) for Palos Verdes Art Center building wrap competition. Palos Verdes, CA is has a rich cultural history that I represented through folk art patterns. Chosen as a finalist to be exhibited in a separate gallery. Gouache on Paper, 2019

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Scandinavian Facade
Scandinavian Facade

Design (#1 of 4) for Palos Verdes Art Center building wrap competition. Palos Verdes, CA is has a rich cultural history that I represented through folk art patterns. Chosen as a finalist to be exhibited in a separate gallery. Gouache on Paper, 2019

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Completed Mural with Furniture
Completed Mural with Furniture
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Completed Mural on Day #4
Completed Mural on Day #4

8'x11', latex on vintage wood panel Approximately 32 hours of work.

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Completed Details
Completed Details
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Completed Details
Completed Details
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Completed Details
Completed Details
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Completed Details
Completed Details
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Final Progress, Day #4
Final Progress, Day #4

Detail work at the bottom edge of the mural.

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In Progress, Day #3
In Progress, Day #3
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In Progress, Day #2
In Progress, Day #2
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In Progress, Day #2
In Progress, Day #2
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Drawing the Patterns
Drawing the Patterns

I hand measured and drew the patterns. No stencils or tape.

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Lazy Whale Grid
Lazy Whale Grid

3"x3" grid lines, hand drawn on vintage wood paneling.

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Lazy Whale Color Matching
Lazy Whale Color Matching

Sketch with Sherwin Williams color samples.

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Lazy Whale Sketch
Lazy Whale Sketch

Original sketch of for a mural on a vintage Ocean City, MD condo wall. Based on quilt patterns symbolizing the north star and descending mountains. Both representing travel and home.

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Painted Lady Folk Art Steps
Painted Lady Folk Art Steps

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

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IMG_6442
IMG_6442

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

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Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

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Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

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Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

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