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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detail work at the bottom edge of the mural.

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

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

Lazy Whale Grid
Lazy Whale Grid

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

Lazy Whale Color Matching
Lazy Whale Color Matching

Sketch with Sherwin Williams color samples.

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.

Painted Lady Folk Art Steps
Painted Lady Folk Art Steps

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

IMG_6442
IMG_6442

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018

Painted Lady Steps Detail
Painted Lady Steps Detail

Commission for private home in Baltimore, Maryland. June 2018