Opening Event Recap

Many thanks to all who came out to the mural opening reception on the 24th. Seeing so many friends, neighbors, Arlington Arts affiliates, Engleside residents, and new faces celebrating together was a perfect conclusion to the project. County Board Member … Continued

Design Process

If there’s one thing painting has taught me, it’s that coming up with big ideas is infinitely easier than actually turning them into visual reality. In my previous post, I talked all about my ideas and influences and concepts. This … Continued

Design Ideas

Making a 106-foot-long, 781 square foot painting is no small feat. I can’t just show up with some brushes and a few tubes of paint and crank it out in a day or two. Although still a painting, this painting … Continued

Speed Bump

Progress on the mural (and on this blog) hit a bit of a speed bump last week. As I was putting the finishing touches on the design in Illustrator (more on that later), I got a call from Angela Adams … Continued

Getting Started

Getting a big project started can take some time. Back in the summer of 2014, Engleside Cooperative approached me about painting a mural on their retaining wall. As a recent college graduate, I was excited about the prospect of taking … Continued