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Murals for Always Sunny Inside

The first week in January I had the pleasure of creating 3 graphic murals for Always Sunny Inside, an indoor playground in Burlington, IA.  I followed colors and design elements they had chosen for their decor to create these murals.  I used interior latex paint in their chosen colors too.  Overall, these designs were very clean and simple, but keeping the edges crisp and clean took all of my expertise and experience.  I was so pleased to to have some really nice large brushes to complete the task with no hiccups.  Enjoy a few photos and a video too!

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The Magical Forest Mural

I was pleased to create a second mural for the kids at the New London Community Childcare Center in New London, IA. The theme of this mural was a magical or enchanted forest, again with lots of surprises for the kids to find. After completing the Happy Farm, the director and I worked on 20 add ins to my original hand-painted mock up. My son Conan contributed many creative ideas, and my amazing husband Nils used his graphic skills to add my drawings to scale to my mock up, which made the first step of projecting the image on the wall much easier. (This is why you see black and white drawings imposed over a painted background for my mock up. The white items are the hand-drawn add ins)

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